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Breast Cancer signs/symptoms and Treatment

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer. Where does it  start ...

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Liver Cancer Signs and Treatment

liver cancer

Liver cancer is now the fastest-rising cause of U.S. cancer deaths, a recent study shows. Symptoms of liver cancer include:, upper abdominal pain, unplanned weight loss, appetite loss, weakness, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or white area of eyes), and light or white chalk-like stools. Only 1 in 5 patients survive after being diagnosed with liver cancer, the recent study ...

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Liver Cancer – Can Liver Cancer Be Prevented?

liver cancer

Many liver cancers  and other types of cancers could be prevented by reducing exposures to known risk factors.Anything that increases your chance of developing cancer is called a cancer risk factor; anything that decreases your chance of developing cancer is called a cancer protective factor. Worldwide, the most significant risk factor for liver cancer is chronic infection with hepatitis B ...

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How Is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?

Breast Cancer

Doctors often use additional tests to find or diagnose breast cancer. They may refer women to a breast specialist or a surgeon. This does not mean that she has cancer or that she needs surgery. These doctors are experts in diagnosing breast problems. Breast ultrasound. A machine that uses sound waves to make detailed pictures, called sonograms, of areas inside ...

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Merck and Uganda Ministry of Health Join Hands to Fight Diabetes and Cancer

KAMPALA, Uganda, December 1, 2015/ — Merck a leading science and technology company, in partnership with Uganda Ministry of Health today kicked off a Combined Diabetes and Cancer Campaign in Uganda as part of the Merck Cancer Control Program. The program is one of the initiatives of the Merck Capacity Advancement Program (CAP). The CAP was launched by Merck in ...

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