How fast does cancer grow?

March 21, 2023

How quickly does cancer spread?

Because every cancer is different, there’s no universal rate at which all cancers grow. Some cancers tend to remain in place and not grow much at all. Others grow slowly—so slowly that they may never require treatment. Aggressive cancers may grow and spread so quickly that they metastasize before the cancer has been diagnosed.

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When should you worry about stage 0 breast cancer?

March 16, 2023

When to worry about stage 0 breast cancer

Stage 0 breast cancers may often be called pre-cancers or pre-invasive cancers, which are a collection of abnormal cells in the breast that have some characteristics of cancer but haven’t yet spread to other tissues or organs.

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What supplements may help cancer patients?

March 14, 2023

Some nutritional supplements may help cancer patients, but use them with caution

Supplements often lack rigorous clinical trials backing up claims of their effectiveness, so it’s important to work with your health care providers, before taking supplements.

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Should cancer patients wear a medical alert device?

March 9, 2023

Should cancer patients wear a medical alert device?

Most health care experts agree that anyone who is or could become unable to call for emergency services should have a medical alert device and consider investing in a medical monitoring system.

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When it comes to cancer symptoms, there's no such thing as TMI

March 7, 2023

When it comes to cancer symptoms, there’s no such thing as TMI

Doctors need to know what you’re experiencing, if you have any symptoms—no matter how gross—and if they’re getting worse.

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Colorectal cancer

March 6, 2023

What’s driving higher colorectal cancer rates in young adults?

While overall cases and deaths have declined, especially among older adults, colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased dramatically among young adults.

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Can sleep apnea raise your cancer risk?

March 2, 2023

Is there a link between sleep apnea and cancer?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has also been linked to an increased risk for certain cancers, as well as stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions (such as blood clots and congestive heart failure) and cognitive decline.

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Do powerlines pose a cancer risk?

February 28, 2023

Power lines and cancer: Is there a connection?

Some researchers suspect--but haven’t been able to produce the evidence to confirm--that individuals with significant exposure to strong electromagnetic fields may be at increased risk of cancer.

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Patients with lung cancer may consider pulmonary rehab.

February 23, 2023

If lung cancer is taking your breath away, consider pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation is composed of exercises that seek to improve breathing techniques to reduce shortness of breath, increase airflow, strengthen muscles that are associated with breathing and improve overall lung health.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.