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Bringing Online a Second-Line Therapy
After the initial therapy for esophageal cancer fails, patients don’t have many choices. A recent study finds that a second-line therapy could be coming online.
Cutting Back Now Lowers Risk Later
Heavy drinking, smoking, obesity and poor diet are not the building blocks for a healthy human. But change now and in a few years the body can repair itself.
AIDS and Cancer Links
People living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are at greater risk of various forms of cancer. In fact, when these cancers appear, it means the virus has turned into full-blown AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).
From Cocktails to Cancer and Back
The human body is a wonderland of complex chemical reactions that both cause and ward off disease. Alcohol can throw the body out of sorts if the system doesn’t work just right.
Can Heartburn Lead to Cancer?
Heartburn can be the unwelcome conclusion to a meal. It's irritating and uncomfortable, but is it putting you at risk for more serious health problems?
Can Heartburn Lead to Cancer?
About 40 percent of all Americans suffer from heartburn every month. And 25 million Americans have a burning feeling in their upper chest every day. Heartburn is nothing to mess around with. It can become deadly.
Simple Ways to Avoid Esophageal Cancer
It all begins with acid reflux. That's when digestive acids flow backwards and cause heartburn. Over time, this condition can lead to more serious conditions, including cancer.
Clues for Cause of Esophageal Cancer
Like millions of people, you may have occasionally suffered from a bout of heartburn after eating spicy foods. But recurring heartburn can be a symptom of more serious health problems.
Anti-Inflammatory Rx for Esophageal Cancer?
Anti-inflammatory drugs are demonstrating impressive anti-cancer benefits. Long-term use of aspirin, for example, is associated with lower risks of colon, prostate and even lung cancer.
Changing Realities After Cancer Surgery
Did you know that it's not unusual for patients who have undergone major surgery to become delirious? It's true. In fact, coming in and out of consciousness, as well as the inability to process reality is actually common.