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Colon Cancer Prevention - What You Need to Know

More than 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer every year. According to the American Cancer Society most colon cancers occur in folks over the age of 35. The good news is this cancer is very easy to prevent.

Support Program Helps Cancer Spouses

Prostate cancer patients' wives may benefit from a support program focused on cancer stress, experts report in the journal Cancer.

Cancer Avoidance Tips to Keep YOU Healthy and Wise Now and in the Future

Tips for Avoiding Cancer Now or in the Future This article touches on good solid eveyday tips to help you stay cancer free and also educates you to a degree on what you should be discussing with your Doctor or Health Care Professional. Most people feel that cancer is purely genetic, and this allows

What Is Estratest HS?

Estratest HS (generic name Methyltestosterone/esterified estrogens) was an estrogen-enhancing drug typically used by menopausal and post-menopausal women. It also was used for various other gynecology-related conditions as determined by a doctor. Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc., the manufacturer of Estr

Sipuleucel-T in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

The lack of demonstrable tumor responses has prompted calls for scrutiny of the trial design for sipuleucel-T. What are the lessons learned and how will our understanding of related trials for late-stage prostate cancer be improved?

Doc, Should I Take This Pill or Not?

Dr. Paul Goss, an expert in breast cancer prophylaxis, spells out the most critical factors in helping a woman determine her personal risks and benefits regarding breast cancer chemoprevention.

Skin Cancer Prevention

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of skin cancer prevention including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

How Do Whole Grains Help Fight Cancer?

White bread and white rice looks nice and last longer on the shelf than brown bread and brown rice, so isn't it better? No - it isn't a whole grain product. Whole grains are complete kernels, with many health benefits. Learn about the parts of whole grains.

Cholesterol Drugs May Prevent Colon Cancer

The drugs that millions of Americans take to lower their cholesterol may also lower their risk of colon cancer, according to findings from an intriguing early study.

Treatment for a Throat Infection

Strep throat and tonsillitis are two of the most common types of throat infections. To treat a throat infection, it is important to understand the cause. Tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils) is usually caused by a virus. Strep throat is a type of tonsillitis that is caused by streptococcal bact

Therapy Following Significant Toxicity

What would you suggest for a 29-year-old woman who was treated for stage III colon cancer and ended up with significant toxicities?