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Link Between Colorectal Cancer and Bacteria by Tom Noerper

By at June 26, 2014 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Introduction In the U.S., colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer, and the second most deadly form of cancer (CDC, Colorectal Statistics). Risk factors for colorectal cancer include pre-existing inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, or Crohn’s disease; hereditary factors; sedentary lifestyle, low-fiber diet, obesity, and use of alcohol or tobacco. more...

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Melanoma: Beauty That Kills By Holly Mitchell

By at July 24, 2013 | 7:18 am | 0 Comment

Long summer days basking by the poolside, going on float trips, mowing the lawn, or even just relaxing outside, can give almost anyone that beautiful much desired American tan. If someone’s skin does not tan, they may just enjoy being in the sun because of the relaxation it offers. However, many people overlook the risks that come with spending time in the sunshine, one more...

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Adult Brain Tumors by Stefanie Meadows

By at August 1, 2012 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

This year alone 22,910 brain and spinal cord tumors will be diagnosed and if benign tumors were added to this total it would be much higher. Within in this number there are more males diagnosed at 12,630 than females who are at 10,280 and so more males will die form this disease than females . It averages out to about 1 in every 150 men will be diagnosed and around 7,720 more...

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Breast Cancer By Emma Kriegel

By at July 6, 2012 | 6:18 am | 0 Comment

Cancer is a common disease throughout the world. A type of cancer that many people, especially women, question about is breast cancer. Although more common in women, men can get breast cancer too. Breast cancer begins in the cells of a breast by a type of tumor called a malignant tumor. A malignant tumor is a cluster of cancer cells that attack surrounding areas of more...

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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia by Ashley Hayes

By at June 28, 2012 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

The cancer, acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), can be broken down for better understanding as a rapidly spreading cancer of the lymphocytes in blood and bone marrow. While usually appearing in young children, it can sometimes also be found in adults. Unlike many other cancers, such as melanoma and lung cancer, acute lymphocytic leukemia has no definite cause. However, more...

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