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Breast cancer

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Breast cancer

Every year, on October 19, the World Day against Breast cancer is celebrated as a reminder of the commitment of the whole society in the fight against breast cancer. In Spain, about 32,825 new breast cancers are diagnosed a year (breast cancer data in Spain 2018). Why a world Cancer day breast? The International Day…

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Mesothelioma Risk Factors

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Mesothelioma Risk Factors

It has been determined by international medical agencies that asbestos/asbestos-related products cause cancer with high mortality, and for decades, its use has been banned in all developed countries, although it continues Using in some developing countries. As Once inhaled, they are introduced into the lungs causing health problems that include from a disease called asbestosis…

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Multimodal treatments for Mesothelioma

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Multimodal treatments for Mesothelioma

Multimodal treatments for Mesothelioma Although mesothelioma does not have a cure, there are many treatments available for the sick, and when used together they can get more success in treating the disease than if the patient only opts for one. When using more than one treatment at a time is what is called multimodal treatments….

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Surgical treatment

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Surgical treatment

The surgical treatment of mesothelioma is not standardized because this disease is not usually diagnosed until it is in its last stages. Many of the surgical options are of a palliative nature rather than curative. This means that they will only alleviate the symptoms of the disease and improve the quality of life, but will…

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Veterans and mesothelioma

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Veterans and mesothelioma

Veterans and mesothelioma The members of the U.S. Navy are the most common victims of mesothelioma due to the high risk of exposure to asbestos suffered by them. A large number of veterans have been exposed to asbestos in the last century and many of them, unfortunately, suffer mesothelioma. If you are a veteran and…

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The first symptoms of mesothelioma

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The first symptoms of mesothelioma

The first symptoms of mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that not even the sufferer is aware of. Symptoms are not at all clear at the beginning of the disease and may go unnoticed. There are patients who don’t even have the symptoms. All of these circumstances may lead to the disease not…

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Mesothelioma Survivors

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Mesothelioma Survivors

Mesothelioma Survivors Mesothelioma is a threatening form of cancer that has a long latency period, which leads to the development of symptoms not until after a while, even decades. For when the victim notices the symptoms and has the diagnosis the cancer has already advanced and patients often do not survive for long. Fortunately there…

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Types of cancer treatment

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Types of cancer treatment

There are many types of cancer treatment. Some people with cancer will only get one type of treatment. However, most receive a combination of treatments such as surgery with chemotherapy or radiotherapy. When you need cancer treatment, there are many things you need to learn and keep in mind. It is normal to have a…

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General Cancer perspective

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General Cancer perspective

General Cancer perspective Mesothelioma CancerHay More than 100 diseases that are sheltered under the umbrella of cancer. The common denominator of all is an abnormal division of cells – malignant cells are those that grow without control. It is known that cell division is an important process of the body that allows to grow and…

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Myths and truths about mesothelioma

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Myths and truths about mesothelioma

… Mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer Malignant mesothelioma is usually characterized as a lung cancer because some of its symptoms are similar, however it is the fact that it is the cancer of the Mesothelium which explains its name. The mesothelium is a membrane surrounding the chest, abdominal cavity and internal organs lubricándolos…

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