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Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:15:59 -0500


How To Help People Know About Lymphoma Awareness Month

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:35:24 -0500

Lymphoma is a form of blood cancer, and one of the leading causes of death among children and adults in the United States. This September, help people learn more about it so they can take the necessary measures for prevention of the disease.

Symptoms and Signs of Leukemia

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:28:46 -0500

A sign can be defined as something that can be recognized and observed by a healthcare professional or a doctor. A symptom on the other hand is something that can be recognized by the person who is experiencing it. These symptoms and signs of leukemia can also be caused by various other chronic health conditions.

My Near Death Experience - Re-Discovering Life at the Door of Heaven

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:00:59 -0600

Anita was diagnosed with cancer in April 2002. Her fascinating and moving near death experience in early 2006 tremendously changed her perspective on life, and her work is now ingrained with the depths and insights she gained while in the other realm.

Signs and Symptoms of Leukemia

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:22:56 -0500

Our brains have a strange and very capable way of enabling us to cope with just about everything that is thrown our way. Looking back a month or two prior to being diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia, I now am able to clearly see the signs that were right in front of me. Of course, my very capable brain was able to create a perfectly logical explanation for every one of my symptoms.

How Leukemia Is Diagnosed

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:51:25 -0600

When a doctor suspects leukemia to be present in a patient (usually after a physical examination, or resulting from blood tests taken for other reasons), the patient will be referred to a specialist. The specialist will then begin a series of tests to clarify any such suspicions.

5 Ways Fukushima Radiation Releases Are Poisoning Investments

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 08:05:45 -0500

In 2013 Japan's nuclear regulator raised the danger level of an ongoing radioactive leak at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant from 3 to 7 on a 7-point scale. Officials said Tuesday (August, 2013) that a storage tank has leaked 300 tons of radioactive water into the ground. Here are five things about the Fukushima radiation leak and related investments:

Leukemia - Treatment Breakthroughs For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:27:48 -0500

The pharmaceutical sector is big business, with billions of dollars spent every year on research and development. Everyday chronic cancer sufferers eagerly await for news that new drugs may soon be available. One month ago, news was released that a new experimental drug has been trialed to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which is now being touted as the next big breakthrough in cancer treatment.

What Is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia?

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:33:33 -0500

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) is now the second most common type of leukemia to be found in adults. It usually occurs in adults during or after middle-age; however, it is seldom found in children.

The Remission Project

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:05:00 -0500

So what is the Remission Project? - And who founded it and why? Both of these are very good questions. Today I'm going to share with you who founded the Remission Project and what it was really all about. It might be a little different than what you have heard.

Glycoscience Leukemia Breakthrough

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:49:27 -0500

Scientists have found that leukemia cells have altered cell surface carbohydrates. This is a remarkable discovery and may change how cancer it treated. When glycoprotein receptor sites on the surface of human cells become deformed, they can kill you.

The Connection Between Cancer and Dehydration

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 09:15:19 -0500

Dehydration is one of the main causes of cellular mutation, and may be one of the reasons people who are dehydrated may manifest cancer. As someone who has lost a grandfather and grandmother to cancer and a first cousin to Leukemia It is important to me that the public be educated on hydration.

Kathy Giusti

Fri, 15 Feb 2013 10:40:17 -0600

It is difficult for someone who is going through a tough time to help someone else who is in need. Most often, he would think to himself, "How am I going to help that person if I'm suffering myself?" Amazingly, there are some people who think very differently from most of us. People like Kathy Giusti, who did not stay at the side lines and watch the world pass by as she sulked down from her disease, have made a great impact in the lives of many.

Leukemia - Cancer of the Blood

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:50:47 -0500

Leukemia is cancer of the blood cells. It begins in the bone marrow, which is the soft tissue inside most bones. Healthy bone marrow makes white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. In leukemia, the bone marrow starts to make a lot of abnormal white blood cells (leukemia cells).

Bone Marrow Transplant - What the Media and Medical Profession Do Not Want You To Know!

Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:05:40 -0500

A bone marrow transplant (BMT) is not the medical miracle the media makes it out to be. I should know, I was diagnosed with leukemia (CML) in January of 1989, began the BMT in February of 1995, and I am still in a battle for my life.

New Immune Therapy Purges Leukemia - System Works Where Chemotherapy Fails

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:39:56 -0500

Leukemia has been driven into remission in two out of three patients with immune therapy. So reports oncologist Austin Porter at the University of Pennsylvania in The New England Journal of Medicine. Porter said, "What we couldn't do with chemotherapy, we were able to do in four weeks with immune therapy.

Lymphoma Cancer Symptoms in Women - Be Aware - Stay Alive

Tue, 29 May 2012 16:06:24 -0500

Lymphoma cancer symptoms in women are easy to be overlooked. First, because we know very little about them and second, they can be taken for something else...

Lymphoma - Early Detection Is Key

Tue, 29 May 2012 15:50:52 -0500

Lymphoma cancer symptoms are quite diverse and depend on the location of cancer, where it has spread and how big the tumor is. I is very important to work with the cancer treatment center where you feel good. You cancer is not only the physical manifestation of discomfort. Make sure that the "total you" gets undivided attention.

Chemotherapy for Cancer Treatment

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:10:42 -0500

Chemotherapy prevents the cancer cells from spreading and growing by destroying them or by stopping them to divide. Cancer cells tend to grow and increase very quickly if they have no control or order.

Exercising Post Cancer Treatment

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:00:05 -0500

Being diagnosed with any cancer nowadays is not necessarily a death sentence but it is certainly life altering. The drugs and treatment protocols that will be pumped into your body along with biopsies, operations and complications take there toll on your bodies ability to muster up the energy that you may have once had for program adherence for a strict exercise routine. Some people go through several months of staging and grading depending upon the type of cancer and their actual diagnosis.

Treating Multiple Myeloma Naturally

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:35:11 -0600

Multiple myeloma is a cancer that commences in plasma cells which are a part of the white blood cells present in the blood circulation. These plasma cells play an important part in the immune system of the body by producing antibodies to help protect the body against infection and damage. In this disease, plasma cells become abnormal and are then termed as myeloma cells, which produce antibodies known as M proteins. These myeloma cells gradually crowd out the normal cells within the bones and produce symptoms in several bones at a time, because of which this condition is termed as multiple myeloma. When myeloma cells collect in one single bone, this mass is known as plasmacytoma.

Cancer Of The Lymph Nodes

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 09:14:57 -0600

We have all heard of Hodgkins Disease, the cancer of the lymph nodes. There is more to know about cancer of the lymph nodes, the symptoms for instance.

Medical Oncology For Children

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 21:01:23 -0600

Cancer treatment for young children is commonly referred to as pediatric oncology. It is one of the most emotional types of cancer for many because it affects young innocent children. There are countless tails of children who have to undergo medical oncology in an effort to overcome cancer. Read our article on pediatric oncology to learn more about this condition.

New T-Cell Therapy May Be a Powerful Cancer Fighter

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 12:37:00 -0500

Researchers have been working hard to find a way to use the body's own t-cell's to fight cancer and destroy it. Clinical trials have been conducted and some people who were participants have gone into complete remission using this exciting and novel new approach. This is known as "gene therapy" and researchers have been working furiously for years trying to find ways to utilize the body's own cells to be reprogrammed to fight and destroy cancer cells.

How to Diagnose and Treat Lymphoma Cancer?

Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:42:33 -0500

Lymphocytes are the types of white blood cells present in our body. Lymphoma is the cancer that involves these cells and is also called cancer of the lymph system.

What Are Some Of The Blood Cancer Types?

Fri, 16 Sep 2011 15:01:38 -0500

Blood cancer is a rare, yet still horrible disease. Blood cancer is very hard to cure, yet it is possible to treat it. Read our guide on the different types of cancer, you can get in your blood, right here.

Symptoms of Leukemia: Spotting Them Before It's Too Late

Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:47:23 -0500

We all know that in cancer, early detection means a lot when it comes to surviving the disease. This article is about spotting the earliest symptoms of leukemia so that people would be able to get the treatment that they need as early as possible.

What Is Lymphatic Cancer (Lymphoma) and Its Treatment Effects?

Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:04:59 -0500

Lymphoma is the cancer of lymph nodes. Like all cancers, it is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the vicinity of lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can be viewed as stopping points of lymphatic system. Lymphatic system basically carries fighting soldiers to whatever areas of your body whenever the body area is invaded or requires help to fight foreign intruders.

Myeloid Leukemia Definitions, Classifications And Symptoms

Wed, 20 Jul 2011 16:30:03 -0500

Myeloid leukemia is a serious life threatening form of cancer that effects people all around the world. This article will be going into detail about definitions, classifications and symptoms of this dangerous form of cancer.

Treatment Of Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Hanging On To Life

Wed, 20 Jul 2011 09:34:52 -0500

Acute myeloid leukemia is a very serious and dangerous form of cancer. In this article we are going to be exploring potential treatments of acute myeloid leukemia.

Burkitts Lymphoma

Mon, 18 Jul 2011 15:32:17 -0500

Burkitts lymphoma is an exceedingly rare type of cancer. Less than a thousand cases are diagnosed yearly in the United States of America. However, in some other parts of the world where it is endemic, such as certain parts of central Africa, Burkitt's lymphoma is very common among children.

Some Lymphoma Symptoms

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:46:01 -0500

Lymphoma is a kind of cancer that affects the patient's lymphatic cells. You can read about some of its symptoms in this article.

Learning To Live With A Leukemia Diagnosis

Fri, 03 Jun 2011 10:15:39 -0500

Going through treatments and symptoms of leukemia can be hard for those diagnosed and for their loved ones. Here is what you need to know to make the process a bit easier.

Products We Use That Help Eliminate Side Effects

Mon, 09 May 2011 12:50:34 -0500

Our 4 1/2 year old was diagnosed with Leukemia on July 2nd, and I would like to share what we have done as well as certain products Emma has been taking that have helped her throughout this time in her life. For anyone in a similar situation, I encourage you to consider what we have done to help get through this time with as few issues as possible.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - Symptoms to Watch For

Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:50:56 -0500

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is cancer that begins in the cells of the Immune system. The Lymphatic system is part of the immune system which includes the lymph vessels, fluid, nodes, tonsils, thymus and spleen.

Childhood Leukemia - Detecting Leukemia in Your Child

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 15:21:50 -0500

Speaking of cancer it is a human silent killer. It will attack uncontrollably if its number (cell) multiplies rapidly. Once they form massively it gives negative effect on usual operation of the adjoining tissue.

Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Brian's Story: A Highly Curable Cancer

Fri, 08 Apr 2011 19:03:04 -0500

This brief article summarizes the critical information for understanding Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL), a type of cancer. Risks & warning signs, diagnosis & staging, treatment options & side effects are all reviewed in uncomplicated terms. The topic is introduced using a fictional patient story.

Symptoms of Lymphoma in Women

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:40:56 -0500

Symptoms of lymphoma in women are generally the same as for men. Lymphoma often develops quietly and with few symptoms so it may take a while before you may realize that there is something very much the matter.

Is Lymphoma Curable?

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 17:29:23 -0500

Since there are many different lymphomas, the curability of each case will vary. When lymphoma is caught in an early stage, the cure rate is higher. However, the overall cure rate for all lymphomas, in both men and women, are quite high.

Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia - A Very Scarce Disease

Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:12:33 -0500

Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia is an astonishingly rare variety of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. This article provides information about the disease including diagnosis, forecast, symptoms, medical care and trials.

5 Views on Leukaemia - Its Cause and Treatment

Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:22:28 -0500

1. Medical: According to two of the most prestigious medical diagnosticians, Professors Whiting and Sutton, Leukaemia is usually characterized by the presence of immature white blood cells accompanied by severe anaemia. The symptoms seen during the course of this complaint are: - haemorrhages into the skin and mucous membranes, - oral ulceration, - fever, and - occasional enlargement of the lymph glands and spleen. If a subject presents these symptoms they can assume that they have...

A Brief Guide to Lymph Node Cancer

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:44:46 -0500

Did you know that about 5% of all cancers are composed of lymph node cancer? Also known as lymphoma, this condition affects both men and women, commonly within the age range of 15 to 54. Between the sexes though, men are more likely to have it. Lymph node cancer is also known as lymphoma. This pertains to the cancers that start in the lymphatic tissues.

The Power of Red Reishi and Cancer

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:28:51 -0600

The red reishi mushroom botanical herb is a trustworthy herbal tonic. This mushroom has history that can be traced back to 2000 years ago. Chinese physicians have used this red reishi mushroom botanical herb to condition a person's health. According to the history of the early Chinese dynasties, this mushroom can be found at the Mount Penglai. This mushroom has been a symbol of peace and prosperity in the nation.

Leukemia - The Most Misunderstood Cancer

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:59:04 -0600

The word Cancer brings fear and dread to us all. It's true that great improvements have been made in the treatment of Cancer, and the survival rate is constantly improving, but one Cancer that never seems to appear in the statistics is Leukemia.

Melanoma - A Syndrome With Severe Affects

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 05:55:36 -0600

Melanoma is really harsh and a malevolent disease. This disease has put many lives in jeopardy. The doctors always use a careful approach to treat the patients of melanoma.

Lymphoma - Symptoms And Prevention

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 05:55:34 -0600

There are many diseases that have become widespread and thus endangered many lives. Lymphoma is one of those diseases. For its cure, the experts have been working since quite a long time.

Lymphoma Cancer Survival Rate - Is There a New Cure?

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:37 -0600

The lymphoma cancer survival rate depends greatly on many factors. Typically, the survival rate is given in percentages during time frames. That is not an accurate prognosis, and you shouldn't be looking at it. Research is constantly conducted in the field of lymphoma and currently there is a very effective new way to put the cancer in remission.

Hotchkins Lymphoma - Is There Hope? Yes!

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:58:38 -0600

The hotchkins lymphoma disease is a dangerous type of cancer, which spreads very slowly. The symptoms of the hotchkins lymphoma are very uncomfortable and make it very difficult to live with this type of cancer. Fortunately, this type of lymphoma can be reversed with a very high success rate, provided that you follow the right principles and educate yourself.

Leukemia: A Blood Cancer

Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:28:58 -0600

Leukemia, as being defined, is a bone marrow disorder which occurs when there is an abnormal increase of white blood cells, one of the blood cell types which main function is to fight against invading bacteria and viruses. When this blood cell abnormality arises, it can bring two harmful effects to the body.

Hematology and Oncology Specialists Offer Treatment for Leukemia and Lymphoma

Thu, 10 Feb 2011 07:54:51 -0600

Hematology and oncology are fields of medicine that diagnose, treat and prevent diseases of the blood and cancer as well as research them. Some diseases that are treated by doctors who specialize in hematology and oncology in Louisiana include leukemia and lymphoma.

Fighting Leukemia With a Capsule

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 11:02:53 -0600

NTense is a food supplement which combines different powerful medicinal plants. The product became popular worldwide which led to the creation of a newer, more enhanced, version called N Tense-2. N Tense-2 is said to be an alternative cure for different types of cancer, including leukemia.

Burkitt Lymphoma

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 09:47:27 -0600

Burkitt Lymphoma is a rare form of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. The majority of its victims are children, although it does at times show up in adults.

Lessons Learned From Cancer

Thu, 06 Jan 2011 12:59:44 -0600

Cancer is an insidious illness that touches way too many people. When faced with this disease, you basically have two choices: to go through the experience kicking and screaming or to learn and grow through the illness. Some of the best life lessons I have learned have come out of the pain of my cancer journey.

Information About Leukemia

Thu, 06 Jan 2011 09:26:01 -0600

Leukemia is actually several different cancerous diseases, all of which involve an increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood or in the bone marrow, in which the normal blood cells are replaced by the immature white blood cells. One of the signs of leukemia is the tendency towards excessive bruising and bleeding.

What Are the Main Lymphoma Symptoms?

Tue, 28 Dec 2010 09:51:07 -0600

Lymphoma is a malignancy found in the lymphatic system, specifically in the lymphocytes. The lymphatic system is responsible in maintaining the body's defense against pathogens, as they are a part of the immune system of the body. In this article we are going to look at what the main Lymphoma symptoms are.

What Cancer Patients Must Be Aware Of

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 10:01:41 -0600

The information and researches about this type of disease can be found in books and even in the internet. There are already millions of articles about cancer and its causes that have been published in order to inform the public. There are also several campaigns that are being introduced to the public to fight cancer.

Multiple Myeloma, a Blood Plasma Cancer, and the Arkansas Treatment

Thu, 09 Dec 2010 13:39:20 -0600

Within the last 20 years, the "Arkansas Treatment" has been developed for patients suffering from Multiple Myeloma. After being diagnosed in June, 2008 with multiple myeloma, the author was able to receive this chemotherapy regimen locally near his home in the Upstate of South Carolina -- no need to travel to Arkansas to receive the treatment. Following this treatment, the author is currently "as clean of the cancerous cells as possible."

Types of Leukemia

Wed, 08 Dec 2010 09:58:08 -0600

This article explains categories of leukemia cancer and the reasons behind this classification. Leukemia is divided into four categories including acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and chronic myelogenous Leukemia (CML).

The Dreaded Disease Called Leukemia

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 09:55:37 -0600

Cancer regardless of the type is a terrible disease feared and dreaded by the human race, more so because there is still no cure for it. And leukemia is the type of cancer that affects the blood cells, it is basically cancer of the blood or the bone marrow. It is generally typified by the unusual increase in the number of white blood cells.

Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Fri, 19 Nov 2010 07:49:07 -0600

While most people are aware of the devastating effects of cancer, many are unfamiliar with specific forms of the disease like Non-Hodgkin disease (lymphoma). In recent years, awareness efforts by many different groups has helped shed light on this devastating form of cancer that affects the cells of the body's immune system. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (or NHL) attacks the cells of the body's lymphatic system, including the lymph nodes, vessels, and fluid.

Acute Leukemia Symptoms And What To Look For

Thu, 18 Nov 2010 12:56:25 -0600

Acute leukemia is a form of cancer that affects the white blood cells. It can present in many forms such as Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), which is very common in children, especially 2-5 years of age; Acute Myelogenic Leukemia (AML), and Acute Non-Lymphatic Leukemia (ANLL). This article shares a brief overview of the symptoms to look for as well as the causes, diagnosis and treatment options associated with this disease.

Everything You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:21:39 -0600

The definite cause of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is unknown but it has been linked to some viruses and toxins as benzene and pesticides. Now let's talk about a general simplified view of the mechanism of this cancer. This cancer causes production of lots of abnormal lymphocytes. A normal lymphocyte has a life span but the abnormal one doesn't. These lymphocytes continue to grow and divide until they cause crowding of the lymph nodes. As a result, lymph nodes get enlarged.

Leukemia Causes and Its Effects on Blood Cells

Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:39:16 -0600

This article explains leukemia and it symptoms. Article also discuses the problems in blood cells which are caused by Leukemia.

What Are PCBs?

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 09:36:50 -0600

Recently, doctors have begun to recognize and alert the public to the health dangers of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), which have been used in many common commercial products. Some doctors believe that exposure to PCBs may lead to devastating health problems, including Non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

Diagnosing Lymph Node Cancer

Mon, 01 Nov 2010 14:50:34 -0500

Lymph node cancer or lymphoma is a serious medical condition, and if you are suspecting of having this disease you should see your doctor immediately. If your doctor wants to diagnose you accurately, he or she will do a biopsy. This means that a part of your node is removed surgically and then studied in the laboratory.

How to Know If You Have Lymph Node Cancer?

Mon, 01 Nov 2010 14:46:26 -0500

Lymphoma is kind of a cancer that affect our lymphatic cells and causes a tumor to develop in our lymph nodes, that is why it is often referred to as a lymph node cancer. Like most other cancers, lymphoma could be treated with either a bone marrow transplantation, chemotherapy or sometimes radiotherapy. Lymphoma is a secretive cancer that develops slowly over time and hits you when you least expect it.

You've Opted for Chemotherapy, Now What?

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:18:27 -0500

How to prepare yourself for treatment! Depending on the severity and type of cancer, you may have some time before starting treatment. If this is you, or someone you know, I would recommend...

Fertility Preservation in Women and Men With Hodgkin Lymphoma

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 19:16:51 -0500

Hodgkin lymphoma can affect future fertility in women and men because of the disease itself or its treatment- chemotherapy, radiation and bone marrow transplantation. Options for preservation of future fertility exist for women, men and pre-puburtal children. Proper counseling with oncologist and reproductive endocrinologist before starting treatment is essential. Methods for preservation of fertility include egg, embryo and ovarian tissue freezing in women and sperm and testicular tissue freezing in men.

Childhood Cancer Diagnosis - What Next?

Tue, 12 Oct 2010 15:07:37 -0500

There you stand, either in the pediatrician's office or the emergency room, receiving the most horrific news imaginable that being the news that your child has a life threatening disease. As most doctors do they tell you they are going to give you and your family a moment to digest what you have just been told. As you then look upon your child, who is looking up at you, confused and scared, you are hit with a barrage of questions.

Chemotherapy and Bloodletting

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 07:50:03 -0500

The goal of chemotherapy is to kill part of a cancer patient's body without killing the patient. It involves lethal drugs that do serious damage, hence the side effects. The drugs work by damaging the RNA or DNA that controls cell division.

Lymphoma - What Is It?

Thu, 23 Sep 2010 08:23:55 -0500

About half of all cancers of the blood fall into the category of lymphoma. This is a cancer of the lymphatic cells of the body, which are a major part of the body's immune system. Leukemia, another cancer of the blood system which can appear in lymphatic cells, is related to, but distinct from lymphoma in a couple of ways.

Leukemia and Children

Thu, 23 Sep 2010 08:15:38 -0500

One of the most tragic of all forms of cancer is Leukemia, which each year kills thousands of children all over the planet. Leukemia is a disorder of the blood, the bone marrow, and the lymphatic system. as one would expect with a system of this size, complexity, and importance to the body, there are numerous ways that things can go wrong.

Surviving Chemo - The Best Diet to Follow During Chemotherapy

Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:23:52 -0500

Eliminating sugar from your Diet does not have to be painful. Simply add Miracle Fruit to your menu and bland, sour and bitter will taste sweet.

Identifying The Cause, Symptoms And Treatment Of Leukemia

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:43:56 -0500

There are different types of cancer that you need to know about. Since cancer is a deadly disease, you need to be aware of the symptoms and have enough background on the disease so you will know what to do whenever you know of someone having the disease. Undergoing physical examination will help determine if you have the disease.

Treatment of Leukimia

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:09:01 -0500

Treatment of leukemia depends on the type and level of disease and tailored for each patient. In general, chemotherapy-the use of drugs that kill rapidly dividing cells are the main treatment for acute or chronic leukemia. In acute leukemia, intensive chemotherapy and the use of some drugs, either simultaneously or sequentially, to kill the leukemia cells as possible. Antibiotics and transfusions of red blood cells and platelets help the blood to maintain a low number of patients who are dangerous because they received intensive chemotherapy.

What Is the Connection Between Leukemia and Cord Blood Treatments?

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 11:11:41 -0500

Leukemia, when diagnosed at the early stages, can be treated by what is known as Cord Blood stem cell treatment. Cord Blood stem cell treatment is a new technology that makes use of the blood obtained from the umbilical cord at the time of birth of the baby. Read on to further understand what this is.

What Is Lymphoma?

Thu, 26 Aug 2010 15:48:15 -0500

Cancer is something that directly and indirectly affects a high proportion of people all over the world. Lymphoma is a type of cancer and here is a definition and guide to the types, causes and symptoms.

How to Cure Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma by Epoch Chemotherapy?

Thu, 26 Aug 2010 14:59:47 -0500

All of us know that chemotherapy is used in the treatment of cancer. We will explain what is chemotherapy and epoch chemotherapy, how epoch chemotherapy is useful in treating the Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which is a type of cancer and the side effects found in patients after they undergo the epoch chemotherapy treatment.

Mesothelioma - How to Cope After Diagnosis

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:27:10 -0500

If you know someone that has worked with asbestos in the past, then chances are that they have mesothelioma. It is important that you provide the right kind of support and ensure that the people diagnosed with this ailment are not left alone. There are a number of things that you can do in order to help the person who is suffering from this condition.

Coping With Leukemia Through Cord Blood Treatment

Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:44:51 -0500

Do you suffer leukemia? It will be your good news then.

Finding a Cancer Cure Would Put the Cancer Care Industry Out of Business!

Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:28:33 -0500

Race for the Cure and other charities raise money for cancer research, but where does the money really go? The money goes to drug research to develop more patent drugs to make more money for the drug companies!

Financial Support For Childhood Cancer

Thu, 15 Jul 2010 22:11:28 -0500

Stress and worry created by a childhood cancer diagnosis can increase with financial concerns. The impact on a family can create a financial burden that cannot be anticipated.

Umbilical Cord Blood Miracle - How Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord Blood Help in Curing Diseases

Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:12:21 -0500

When a baby is born and the umbilical cord is cut, the blood left in the umbilical cord and placenta is usually discarded as medical waste. Not any more, as such blood has been found to be a very important and rich source of stem cells, and stem cells is mankind's latest hope in its battle against age-old fatal diseases.

What Are the Main Hodgkin's Lymphoma Symptoms?

Wed, 14 Jul 2010 11:11:49 -0500

Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of lymphoma characterized by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. These cells are seen in lymphocytes, particularly the T-lymphocytes and B-lymphocytes which are types of WBC's. Lymphocytes are part of your body's immune system, so it would be natural to have problems in fighting infections when you have lymphoma.

What is Lymphoma Cancer?

Wed, 14 Jul 2010 11:10:49 -0500

The lymphatic system is comprised of the lymph, lymph vessels, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and liver. The lymph is the fluid that circulates in the lymphatic system and travels through the body via lymph vessels. The fluid contains lymphocytes - produced by the bone marrow and spleen -that fight pathogens. These cells filter the blood and collect the microorganisms inside lymph nodes. You'll notice that during infections, you will have a palpable node in your neck, under your arms, breasts, and groin. When the pathogens are overwhelmed, toxins and byproducts produced by these cells are then filtered in the liver to be eliminated.

The Cancer You May Have

Wed, 07 Jul 2010 15:40:28 -0500

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Economic Impact is very obvious in patients who lose their jobs due to this dreadful disease. Man hour lost to sick leaves and cost of health insurance to employers are also economic wastes. All these impact negatively on both the patient and society.

CNS Lymphoma Explained

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 09:09:31 -0500

Many individuals suffer from CNS (Central Nervous System) lymphoma. The central nervous system of the body consists of the brain as well as the spinal cord. When a tumor develops in the lymph cells of the body, it is identified as a lymphoma. The lymph cells are an intricate part of the immune system. These specialized cells work to combat infection that may develop within the body.

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Vs Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 11:14:01 -0500

Is there a difference between the two types? Does it really matter? Yes, it absolutely does... and it doesn't.

What is Mantle Cell Lymphoma?

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:52:55 -0500

Mantle cell lymphoma is a subtype of B-cell or B-Lymphocyte lymphoma categorized under Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This type of lymphoma is due to a malignant transformation of the B-cells. These B-cells are part of the immune system and responsible for destroying microorganisms that invade the body.

What is Burkitt's Lymphoma?

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:18:01 -0500

Burkitt's lymphoma is a type of aggressive B-cell lymphoma. This condition is most commonly observed in young people. Along with other associated factors, Burkitt's lymphoma is highly connected with Epstein-Barr virus and malaria.

What is Large Cell Lymphoma?

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:00:19 -0500

Lymphoma is a malignancy found in the lymph system, specifically in the lymphocytes. The common cells that show malignancy in lymphoma are the B-cell or B-lymphocytes and the T-cells or T-lymphocytes. These lymphocytes are responsible for destroying any pathogens that enter the body and memorize them for faster destruction the next time they invade the system. Lymphoma is sub-divided into Hodgkin's Lymphoma (formerly known as Hodgkin's Disease) and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The main difference between the two is the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells, commonly found in Hodgkin's lymphoma.

What is Follicular Lymphoma?

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 07:48:20 -0500

There are a lot of classifications for lymphoma depending on the morphological characteristics found during biopsy. The major classifications are Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, but they are still subdivided according to their grade. Follicular lymphoma is a subcategory of B-Cell lymphoma that is classified under Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

What is B-Cell Lymphoma?

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 07:34:00 -0500

The B-Cell is part of the lymph system as a type of lymphocyte responsible for fighting infections and produce memory cells along with T-Cells to remember the type of microorganism that has invaded the system. This memorization is essential for faster immune system response the next time the same type of microorganism enters the body.

Facing Two Very Scary Words - Leukemia Lymphoma

Thu, 17 Jun 2010 11:47:06 -0500

Leukemia, Lymphoma: these are two of the scariest words anyone could ever hear in a doctor's office. It doesn't matter if it is you, personally, mother, father, child, spouse, friend; the fear is just as bad if it is about someone that means something to you. First of all, you will want to know exactly what type of cancer it is. Leukemia and lymphoma are blood cancers. Since you have the diagnosis there are things that need to be taken care of immediately.

About Tretinoin Tablets

Thu, 03 Jun 2010 15:14:50 -0500

If you ever wanted to learn about Tretinoin tablets, well then this is the article for you. Everything you want to know about this particular tablet can be found here in this article.

The Causes and Treatment of Leukemia

Tue, 01 Jun 2010 10:35:21 -0500

Leukemia is the cancer of the white blood cells. It is also referred to as blood cancer when the white blood cells are abnormally high. It's a kind of cancer that makes the bone marrow produce large number of immature white blood cells that are found in the blood system.

People Who Died of Mesothelioma

Fri, 28 May 2010 20:43:18 -0500

Numerous notable people have died due to mesothelioma. It is a deadly form of cancer.

Writing Can Be a Source of Encouragement When Battling Cancer

Wed, 26 May 2010 14:06:58 -0500

After having lost a lot of weight and experienced fatigue, loss of appetite and vomiting I was encouraged by my girlfriend to visit a doctor. After several tests the doctor told me the news.

The Moment of Truth

Tue, 20 Apr 2010 11:26:43 -0500

A mother's story of the realization that her son was not only very sick, but was on his last lung, not leg. A story told from the heart and soul of a mother, who would do anything in the world to keep her son, alive and well. A story of how the world we live in actually is the cause of much illness, and that if we are not careful, our children can serve as our sacrificial lamb. But know, this is truly a story of will, hope and faith in all good things. Let it serve as an inspiration.

Contaminated Tap Water Can Potentially Lead to Leukemia

Mon, 19 Apr 2010 09:24:37 -0500

While consuming eight glasses of water is still highly recommended, where you get that water from is crucial. Many are inclined to go to the faucet and poor themselves a glass of tap water. Unfortunately, tap water simply is not safe to drink.

What is "Leukemia"?

Fri, 09 Apr 2010 11:10:58 -0500

The word Leukemia is derived from the Greek words leukos (white) and aima (blood). In simple terms, Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow. It affects the forming of blood cells, one of the most important cells groups of the human body.