What Are The Treatments for Stomach Cancer?

What Are The Treatments for Stomach Cancer?

The American Cancer Society projects that more than 27,000 new stomach-related cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2019, affecting the lives of 17,000 men and 10,000 women. Even more distressing, nearly 11,000 people will likely die from the disease. Also referred to as...

´╗┐Survival Rates for Stomach Cancer Patients

´╗┐Survival Rates for Stomach Cancer Patients

While it's not the most common type of cancer, stomach cancer is an increasing concern occurring mostly in older individuals and is not typically routinely screened for. According to the American Cancer Society about 1 in 95 men and 1 in 154 women will face a stomach...

How To Minimize Your Risk for Stomach Cancer

How To Minimize Your Risk for Stomach Cancer

Do you fear a future diagnosis of stomach cancer? If your family has a history of this cancer or other types, how can you reduce your own risk for the disease? Below is some information about stomach cancer and how to help yourself avoid this diagnosis. What is...

8 Signs That Could Indicate Stomach Cancer

8 Signs That Could Indicate Stomach Cancer

Each year, there are less than 200,000 cases of stomach cancer that are diagnosed in the United States. Unfortunately, many of the people who are affected by it don't realize that there is anything wrong until their condition has become quite advanced though. One of...

What is Bladder Cancer? – Causes, Types and Symptoms

What is Bladder Cancer? – Causes, Types and Symptoms

Bladder cancer is a terrible disease that can affect your bladder. This organ is the one found in your lower pelvis. It contains muscular yet flexible walls that can stretch significantly to contain urine then squeeze together to force the urine out of your body. The...

What is Ovarian Cancer?

What is Ovarian Cancer?

Cancer is a severe disease that occurs when certain abnormal cells within the body begin to divide and continue to do so until they have spread throughout other areas of the body. As these abnormal cells spread, they will destroy surrounding body tissues. One of the more common forms of cancer that solely affects women is ovarian cancer. In most cases, there are no discernible symptoms of ovarian cancer during its earliest stages. To obtain treatment for this cancer before it spreads too much, it’s important that you’re aware of what ovarian cancer is and how you can detect its symptoms.

What is Leukemia?

What is Leukemia?

Leukemia describes several types of cancer that affect blood-making tissues like bone marrow or lymph glands. In many cases, affected tissues produce an unusually large number of white blood cells, many of which are immature or otherwise abnormal.  While leukemia...

Stomach Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Causes and Stages

Stomach Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Causes and Stages

Stomach cancer is rare in the United States. In 2016, 113,054 people were living with this disease, and the number of new cases every year is just 7.4 per 100,000 Americans. However, because it is usually diagnosed in its later stages, it is one of the deadlier...

What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer that is typically caused by asbestos exposure. The dangers of this cancer are great, and the fact that it can take decades to develop leaves many people with their health hanging in the balance. Fortunately, a little...

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