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How Can I get Tested for Cancer?

It is never too early to begin screening for cancer. Although, it is not very common to develop most cancers at an early age, you can never be too careful. There are a few different ways to get tested and screened for cancer. Checking for cancer (or for conditions that may lead to cancer) in people who have no symptoms is called screening and may be done in various ways.

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Trouble Conceiving? Fertility Problems? Need Help Getting Pregnant?

There are many reasons why you could possibly be having trouble becoming pregnant. These reasons include but are not limited to ovulating problems, blocked or damaged tubes, unexplained infertility or male infertility. Fortunately, there are a few medical procedures that can help. Continue reading

Immunotherapy Uses Your Own Immune System to Help Fight Cancer

Your immune system is made up of cells that act as an internal army, looking for and destroying infection-causing antigens such as viruses, bacteria and parasites. Sometimes, the immune system can even detect cancer cells, although this is challenging as cancer cells often resemble normal cells. In order to help the immune system target cancer cells and fortify its defenses against them, many doctors rely on immunotherapy. Continue reading

Life After Recovery the Benefits of Treatment

Getting the news that you have cancer can be devastating, often filled with emotion, fear and uncertainty. While every individual handles it differently, the same decisions need to be made: what treatment is needed, where to go for the best care, financial coverage, and how to adjust to life after treatment. Continue reading

Are Behavioral Techniques a Better Value for Chronic Migraine Sufferers?

Robert Preidt writes in his article, “Behavioral Techniques a Better Value for Chronic Migraine Than Meds: Study”, that “behavioral treatments such as relaxation training, hypnosis and biofeedback to help prevent chronic migraine headaches are cost-effective alternatives to prescription drugs, a new study suggests.” Continue reading