Archive for the ‘Treatment’ Category

Stem Cell Restoration for Chemotherapy

Stem cell transplantation has emerged as an important treatment for some types of cancer, specifically leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Although the technique faces many obstacles, cancer experts say the technology is steadily improving, allowing for more widespread use and better patient outcomes. High...
October 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Eating Fruit And Vegetables Improve Chemotherapy For Cancer Patients

The leading cause of death in all cancer patients continues to be the resistance of tumor cells to chemotherapy, a form of treatment in which chemicals are used to kill cells. Eating fruit and vegetables can improve cancer patients’ response to chemotherapy. A study by UC Riverside biochemists...
October 23rd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Latest In Bone Cancer Treatment

Debbie Silcox talks about how her life  changed since undergoing a new procedure for bone cancer.  She was about to give up, “because she couldn’t live with the pain until she found out about a new technique at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (part of Orlando Health). Doctors there are using...
October 23rd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Men Still at Risk for Breast Cancer

October is Cancer Awareness Month and almost half of the world’s population may not know they’re at risk for a deadly disease, but men can get breast cancer.  Though regular mammograms are not recommended for men, self breast exams and routine check-ups can reduce the risks. Early detection is...
October 22nd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Review: Prostate-help.org

This web site is dedicated to educating men and their loved ones about Prostate Cancer; its diagnosis, treatments and side effects – preparing them to better care for the prostate cancer patient throughout the course of their illness and the grief beyond. It is a searchable web site that is easy...
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Prostate Cancer, Treatment | Read More

High fat diet may abet prostate cancer progression

Diets high in saturated fat may increase the risk of prostate cancer progression, researchers from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston report. In a follow up study of men who had their cancerous prostates removed, researchers found that men who consumed higher amounts of saturated...
July 2nd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Finnish Researchers Develop Promising Cancer Treatment Method

A team at the University of Helsinki has synthesised a protein that inhibits the growth and spread of cancer cells by depriving tumours of blood and oxygen. The method arrests the development of blood vessels that are vital for tumours’ survival. Tumours cease to grow and may stop developing altogether...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

New cancer treatment keeps sex on the menu

Doctors at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital are giving fresh hope to sufferers of prostate cancer, with a new treatment that could reduce painful side effects and help maintain sexual function. Read more and share your comments and opinions below with the CancerDirectory.com community.
June 26th, 2008 | Treatment | Read More

MRI combo spots prostate cancer treatment failure

Two imaging modalities used in combination — dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)-MRI — can accurately spot residual or recurrent prostate cancer in patients treated with a fairly new treatment called high-intensity focused ultrasonic...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More