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“Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, comprising 31% of cancer deaths in men and 25% of cancer deaths in women. An estimated 215 020 new cases of lung cancer will have been diagnosed in this country in 2008, and 161 840 deaths will have been attributed to lung cancer in 2008.” (Source)

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Green Tea extract and lung cancer-

Thwarting Lung Cancer with Green Tea As of 2014, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both male and female populations – only second to prostate cancer in males and second to breast cancer in females since these

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Cancer Prehabilitation Improves Outcomes

Cancer Prehabilitation is one or more therapies that each of us understands intuitively. Performing a certain exercise to prepare for surgery to improve the healing time or the recovery time just makes sense. Learning about your cancer diagnosis in order

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Lung Cancer- "Revolutionary, Game Changing, Breakthrough" therapies

While breast and prostate cancer are diagnosed more often in the U.S. each year, lung cancer is the most deadly. "Lung cancer causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast and prostate). An estimated 160,340

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Cryotherapy and lung metastaces

What is Cryotherapy/cryosurgery? Cryosurgery (also called cryotherapy) is the use of extreme cold produced by liquid nitrogen (or argon gas) to destroy abnormal tissue. Cryosurgery is used to treat external tumors, such as those on the skin. For external tumors,

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Evidence-based oncology? What is "experimental?" What is "off-label?"

In December of '95 I underwent an autologus bone marrow transplant as therapy for my multiple myeloma. Though this treatment was experimental at the time, my insurance company paid the bill. My cancer returned after 10 months. In November of

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5 + 7 + 5 Cancer Practices That Must Stop

There was a time when a patient could turn his or her care over to an oncologist. A time, perhaps a generation or so ago, when all patients had to do was nod in agreement. Cancer care today is too

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Lung cancer diagnosis- help!

my wife has lung cancer,not expected to live.will the use of a hot sauna,helpany/? thank you.from ab. ca. URL: 14 total views, 1 views today

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Gamma knife, chemotherapies for stage 4 lung cancer?

My husband got 4 stages lung cancer. I want get the information for garma knifetreat brain metastasis tumor and chemo for the whole body. Thanks. 33 total views, 3 views today

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Stage 4 lung cancer, brain metasteses

Urgent! My sister in law diag with lung cancer June 1. It spread to brain,breast. adrenal gland etc. Just finished 15 radiation treatments on brain atRoosevelt/St Lukes in NYC. Now a orange sized tumor discovered in stomach.She will start chemo

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The 5:2 Diet

Some time ago we saw a TV Documentary in the Horizon Series from the BBC, it was narrated and produced by Michael Mosley and called “Eat, Fast and Live Longer”, it seems to be possible to obtain DVDs of in

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