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  • Know The Risks And Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer

    Know The Risks And Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer isn’t a high-profile disease; however, as the fourth most common cancer in the U.S., greater awareness of its risk factors and symptoms could be lifesaving. Fortunately, bladder cancer is highly treatable when detected early.Bladder cancer begins when the cells lining the walls of the bladder begin to grow at a rapid rate. The majority of bladder cancers that develop are ...

  • Does Diabetes Pose A Cancer Risk? NYP Explains Potential Correlation

    Does Diabetes Pose A Cancer Risk? NYP Explains Potential Correlation

    Affecting millions of Americans each year, diabetes poses numerous and significant health risks. And, research examining the correlation between diabetes and cancer has discovered a potential link between the two diseases.Doctors have found those who have type 2 diabetes may also be at risk for cancer, as people with the blood disorder are twice as likely to get liver, pancreatic, ...

  • Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcoma

    Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcoma

    It’s natural to be concerned if you find a new lump or bump on your body. While the odds are that it’s nothing serious, there is a small chance a growth may be a sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that originates in bone and soft tissue. Incredibly uncommon -- sarcomas account for less than one percent of adult cancers and 15 percent in children -- the disease is often not recognized or ...

  • Lung Cancer: The Ultimate Women’s Health Issue

    Lung Cancer: The Ultimate Women’s Health Issue

    Many people are surprised to learn that lung, not breast cancer, is the number one cancer killer of women in the United States.Although smoking contributes to the majority of lung cancer cases, development in never-smokers is now considered the sixth most common cause of cancer death in the United States, and is more prevalent in women than men. To unravel this mystery, scientists are ...

  • Preventable Yet Undetectable: Learn The Facts About Kidney Cancer

    Preventable Yet Undetectable: Learn The Facts About Kidney Cancer

    Kidneys are the body’s unsung heroes: they cleanse the blood of excess waste and help stabilize blood pressure and water balance. Like every organ, kidneys are also vulnerable to disease such as cancer.According to the American Cancer Society, kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers among men and women in the United States, with about 62,000 new cases diagnosed every year. ...

  • Hidden But Deadly: Know The Signs Of Brain Tumors

    Hidden But Deadly: Know The Signs Of Brain Tumors

    The brain is the control center of the body and mind. And like all other parts of the body, the brain is susceptible to tumors.There are more than 120 types of brain tumors, ranging from benign – or noncancerous – to malignant – or cancerous. These tumors can significantly impact a person’s quality of life and even become deadly if they interfere with vital bodily functions.Almost as ...

  • Don't Miss The Symptoms Of Rare But Deadly Head And Neck Cancers

    Don't Miss The Symptoms Of Rare But Deadly Head And Neck Cancers

    Although relatively uncommon – they account for only three percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. -- head and neck cancers present potentially life-threatening diagnoses. However, thanks to early detection and new, innovative treatments, doctors have come a long way in combating these upper body cancers.There are many types of head and neck cancers, most of which begin in the ...

  • Ovarian Cancer: Early Diagnosis Is The Key To Survival

    Ovarian Cancer: Early Diagnosis Is The Key To Survival

    Ovarian cancer is often called “the silent killer” because its early signs are vague and often go untreated until the disease has spread. The fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States, ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other female reproductive cancer. However, knowing the symptoms and risk factors for ovarian cancer is helpful in making ...

  • Immunotherapy: A Powerful New Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

    Immunotherapy: A Powerful New Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

    The future of cancer care, it turns out, may actually be within us. Immunotherapy, a treatment approach that harnesses the power of one’s immune system to attack disease, is being lauded as one of the newest cancer therapies, along with precision-targeted therapy, designed to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients. And, as a powerful new weapon in the fight against ...

  • Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    A rare and difficult disease to diagnose, eye cancer can have devastating consequences to vision and overall health. The American Cancer Society estimates over 3,000 cancers of the eye are diagnosed annually, and over 300 people die of the disease each year.Every part of the eye is vulnerable: the eyeball, eye socket and eyelid can all develop cancer. Eyeball cancers include melanoma, ...

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