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FDA Approves New Vaccine Cervarix for Prevention of Cervical Cancer

The FDA today approved Cervarix, a new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18. The vaccine is approved for use in girls and women ages 10 years through 25 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Teresa Heinz heir to the Heinz ketchup fortune fighting cancer

Teresa Heinz, a part-time Wood River Valley resident for more than 30 years, has announced that she is being treated for breast cancer, but has a 95 percent chance of recovery.

Heinz, 71, and her husband, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, own a house just north of Ketchum along the Big Wood River. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alzheimer’s Can Lower Risk of Cancer

Alzheimer Brain ScanThe results of a recent study suggest that people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease are less likely to develop cancer and people with cancer are less likely to contract Alzheimer’s disease.

A group of 3,020 people aged 65 and older were selected. Of this group, 164 people already had Alzheimer’s disease and 522 people already had a cancer diagnosis. Researchers tracked the group for an average of five years to see whether they developed dementia and an average of eight years to see whether they developed cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Revlimid Meets Primary Endpoint In A Phase III Study

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The initial data from a Phase III study using the Revlimid in multiple myeloma patients who had undergone stem cell transplant reported that the trial had met its primary endpoint of a statistically significant improvement in time to disease progression. Read the rest of this entry »

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cancer and sexuality (part 4) – relationships

Cancer Treatment and how it affect Relationships

We have been writing a series on “cancer and sexuality” for past few weeks and hopefully this series helped people with cancer to better understand how it affects the sexuality. In part 1 of this series we covered about the question what is sexuality and how cancer affects it.  In part 2 we covered what type of cancer treatments exist and how they bring changes in woman and man’s sexuality. Finally in the previous article part 3 we cover various remedies available for changes in sexuality due to cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

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cancer and sexuality (part 3) – what remedies are available for changes?

cancer and sexualityWe are writing a series of article covering the topic “Cancer and Sexuality”.  In part 1 of this series we covered about the question what is sexuality and how cancer affects it.  In part 2 we covered what type of cancer treatments exist and how they bring changes in woman and man’s sexuality. In this series we cover various remedies available for such changes.Because sexual changes can have many causes—especially for patients with cancer—your doctor should evaluate you physically, psychologically, and emotionally. For example, you may need to have lab work for thyroid functioning or hormone levels. Test results, combined with your descriptions of how you feel physically and emotionally, will help your doctor determine the cause of your sexual changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Medicine for Osteoporosis may cut breast cancer risk

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Women who took a commonly used class of osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates had significantly fewer invasive breast cancers than women not using the bone-strengthening pills, according to a new analysis of data from the Women’s Health Initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

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