Leukemia is the general name for all types of cancer which affect the blood and the bone marrow. When a person's blood cells grow abnormally and out of control, the diagnosis is usually called leukemia.
Chemotherapy frequently results in hair loss for Los Angeles area women undergoing breast cancer treatment. Powerful drugs used to fight cancerous cells unfortunately also attack growing cells in your body such as those in your hair roots. However, women no longer have to lose their hair during chemotherapy, thanks to FDA approved DigniCap, available at Wellness Oncology in West Hills and Tarzana.
Annual Report from American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) shows continued decline in cancer death rates
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Gilotrif (afatinib) for patients with late stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors express specific types of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutations
November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung Cancer is the number one cause of cancer related deaths in the United States, and as of 2013, non-smokers are now the largest group of individuals newly diagnosed with lung cancer
A new study presented at the last meeting of the San Antonio Breast Conference, showed that taking Tamoxifen for ten years was even better than taking it for five. For decades, it was thought that the optimal treatment duration of adjuvant ER positive breast cancer patients is five years.
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