Why Breast Cancer Patients Lose their Hair

Why Breast Cancer Patients Lose their Hair

Whenever someone imagines a person diagnosed with cancer, a patient without a head of hair often comes to mind. This may be one of the hardest things that a woman with breast cancer may face in the early stages of her treatment. Why is it that cancer treatment –...
Latest Cancer Research Brings New Hope

Latest Cancer Research Brings New Hope

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have uncovered a specific molecular marker called¬†Ki67, which increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer significantly if found in higher percentages....
Alternative Medicine: Worthwhile or Worthless?

Alternative Medicine: Worthwhile or Worthless?

Patients diagnosed with cancer, especially those found to have late-stage tumor growth, are often terrified and desperate for a solution – for a cure. Many begin searching for a treatment and for a way to get out of this mess. Some have seen family members Who...
Three Recent Scientific Cancer Discoveries

Three Recent Scientific Cancer Discoveries

By Vera Gruessner While chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery remain some of the most common treatments for cancer, recent years have shown important scientific cancer discoveries that have expanded upon these more typical therapies. Below are three scientific cancer...