March – 2010 – My Cancer Advisor

Archive for March, 2010

Mar 30 2010
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Lifestyle Makes a Difference in Combating Depression After Breast Cancer

Expert Analysis Highlights: Psychological well-being ultimately improves one’s chances of surviving cancer Largest study that has been reported to date comes from China regarding factors that he...

Mar 21 2010
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Study Shows Cancer Patients Greatly Benefit from “End of Life Discussions”
Mar 18 2010
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Twelve Key Questions When Planning for Rectal Cancer Treatment

Expert Analysis Highlights: The decision-making for cancers of the rectum can be more complex than any other cancer Decisions about the initial treatment are often very complicated and require the tre...

Mar 16 2010
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An Important Advance: Avastin (Bevacizumab) for Brain Cancer Treatment

Expert Analysis Highlights: Avaston has been approved by the FDA as a single agent for patients with progressive glioblastoma (GBM) following prior therapy Avastin is a  angiogenesis inhibitor that ...

Mar 15 2010
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Advances in the Treatment of Glioblastoma of the Brain

This is an informative interview with Dr J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, M.D., representing the American Cancer Society, who gives a nice summary of the various treatments for glioblastoma, including  a stud...

Mar 14 2010
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In the Operating Room: Brain Tumor Surgery

Removing a tumor in the human brain is a challenging operation. In this video, you can see directly into the brain and see how a tumor is removed. Dr Chistopher Duma, MD, FACS,  from Newport Beach, C...

Mar 10 2010
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The Financial Cost of Cancer and Ways to Manage It

The national news is full of stories like this video where patients who are uninsured and under-insured are suffering not only from the ravages of their cancer or its treatment, but also bear a terrib...

Mar 4 2010
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Study May Help Cool Hot Flashes for Cancer Patients

Hot flashes can be a very debilitating condition for women who undergo estrogen depletion, either naturally (with menopause), with surgical ablation (of the ovaries), with certain types of chemotherap...

Mar 2 2010
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Cancer Can’t Stop the Creation of New Life with 22-year-old Frozen Sperm!

This is an amazing story and an inspiration to all cancer patients! See below for news about a mother who had the foresight to preserve the sperm of her teenage son who was being treated for leukemia&...