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  • Mothers Who Die After Csection Due To Pulmonary Embolism Are Preventable Deaths

    March 22, 2017

    Mothers Who Die after C-Section Due to Pulmonary Embolism Are Preventable Deaths A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that of 95 maternal deaths after childbirth almost 10% were caused by pulmonary embolism and could have been prevented with the appropriate medical care. Pulmonary embolism also known as  PE […]

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  • Exercise May Cut Uterine Cancer Risk In Heavy Women

    March 22, 2017

    Exercise could cut uterine cancer risk in heavy women In overweight or obese women, physical activity, even at light or moderate intensities, lowers the risk of cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrial cancer), according to findings from the American Cancer Society’s perspective Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort study.Dr. Alpa V. Patel and […]

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  • New Breast Cancer Gene Test Offered

    March 22, 2017

    New Breast Cancer Gene Test Offered A very reputable biotech firm is now offering a gene test to identify the genes for the most common types of breast cancer.  This is new.  Previously, the only tests available were for genes for rare types of breast cancer.  The test is expensive, about $1600.  It is done […]

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  • Cancer Malpractice Lawyer Cervical Cancer Screening Pap

    March 22, 2017

    Cervical Cancer Screening (PAP)  Here are 9 things to remember about PAP tests: 1.  PAP tests (a.k.a. PAP smears) are not always 100% accurate. 2.  If you were born between 1940 and 1971 and your mother took a synthetic form of estrogen called diethylstilbestrol (DES) when she was pregnant with you, you may require additional […]

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  • After Breast Cancer Weight Stakes Are Higher

    March 22, 2017

    After breast cancer, weight stakes are higher  It’s common knowledge that keeping fit and maintaining an optimal weight are great ways to achieve overall health. But for breast cancer survivors, the stakes are much higher. Research indicates that excess weight can lead to increased levels of the hormone estrogen — and estrogen has been tied […]

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  • Hpv Caused 25000 Cancers Including Cervical Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    HPV Caused 25,000 Cancers, including Cervical Cancer According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), HPV caused 25,000 cancers in the U.S. from 1998-2003.  This includes cervical cancer, cancer of the head and neck, anal cancer, and others. This shows that it is important to be tested for HPV and it is important to be […]

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  • Prostate Cancer Xofigo Is A New Drug For Late Stage Prostate Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Prostate Cancer — Xofigo Is A New Drug for Late Stage Prostate Cancer Xofigo is a drug newly approved by the FDA for late stage prostate cancer which has the potential to extend life by about 3 months.  The drug treats symptomatic, late-stage, castration-resistant prostate cancer. Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride) is approved for patients who […]

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  • Cancer Malpractice Lawyer Prostate Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Cancer Malpractice Lawyer — Prostate Cancer There is a new drug therapy that is showing some promise in treating patients with prostate cancer.  This new drug therapy involves giving patients a continuous low dose of IL-2, an immune system booster.  This type of continuous low dosing is called metronomic dosing. It appears to reduce the […]

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  • Results Of Study On Treating Heart Attacks To Lower Risk Of Complications

    March 22, 2017

    Results of Study on Treating Heart Attacks to Lower Risk of Complications A study, which was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that transferring heart attack patients to specialized hospitals to undergo angioplasty within six hours after receiving thrombolytic drugs (clot-busting drugs) reduces the risk of life-threatening complications including repeat heart […]

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  • Vitamin E And Selenium Dont Reduce Risk Of Prostate Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Vitamin E and Selenium Don’t Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer The Los Angeles Times reports that Vitamin E and selenium supplements, either taken independently or together, do not reduce a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer, and may even heighten his risks, a federally funded study has found. The National Institutes of Health reported this. […]

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