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Types of Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is a very serious disease that can be fatal within a year of being diagnosed for some patients. This is because the symptoms you will notice with liver cancer won't usually appear until ..
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Red Wine and Prostate Cancer

Through the years there have been a number of studies conducted to determine the connection between prostate cancer and alcohol. One such study was done at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ..
(December 23, 2008)
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Liver Pain and Its Causes

Liver pain is a serious medical condition that causes severe discomfort. People describe it in a variety of ways. Some have pain in their right shoulder when they cough or take in a deep breath. ..
(December 23, 2008)
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Prostate Cancer - Is Surgery the Best Cure?

It's important that men today learn as much as they can about prostate cancer, and the types of surgery and cures for this condition. Prostate health probably isn't discussed as much as it should be ..
(November 29, 2008)
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Understanding the Basics of Prostate Cancer

Many men just don't like talking about prostate cancer but it's a very important topic since it's potentially fatal. But lives can be saved if it is diagnosed and treated early. To understand more ..
(November 29, 2008)
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Tips on Lowering Your Risk For Colon Cancer

Colon cancer ranks third as the most common form of cancer and is the second leading cause of deaths related to cancer in the US. You can lower your risk of being a victim of this very serious ..
(December 08, 2008)
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Why Colon Cancer Screening is Important

Many people don't think about getting a colon cancer screening until they begin to have problems. Unfortunately, in some cases this may be too late. So why is colon cancer screening so important? The .
(December 08, 2008)
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Understanding Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is rare compared to other types but like all cancers, it can be life-threatening. Thyroid cancer usually occurs in the form of a lump. It can be impossible to tell if this lump is ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Symptoms of Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is one of the most serious types of cancer. It's so serious because there are not many symptoms and you don't normally know you have it until the cancer has already started spreading ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Stomach Cancer Treatment

Stomach cancer treatment largely depends on the stage the disease has reached. Surgery is an option any stage. The purpose of surgery may be * to remove the cancer itself, or * to relieve discomfort .
(August 20, 2008)
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Stomach Surgery - It's Not Just About Obesity

When most people hear the words, “stomach surgery, " they automatically think of procedures that are done to help control weight and appetite. But generally speaking, stomach surgery may done ..
(April 06, 2008)
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Bariatric or Weight Loss Stomach Surgery

What is bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery is a procedure performed on a patient's stomach and/or intestines. The goal of the procedure is to help a morbidly obese person lose weight after attempts .
(April 11, 2008)
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Lazy Eye - It May Not Be What You Think It Is

Lazy eye is a disorder of the coordination between the eye and the brain, usually beginning in childhood. This disorder causes the body to prefer one eye over the other. It is known medically as ..
(April 05, 2008)
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Liver Cancer Bucks the Trend - Death Rates Are on the Rise

Liver cancer claimed about 13-thousand lives in the United States about ten years ago. Since then, deaths have shot up almost 40 percent. The American Liver Foundation says liver cancer deaths will ..
(April 05, 2008)
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Pink Eye: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Pink eye, or pinkeye, is a common name for a condition known medically as conjunctivitis. Pink eye is an inflammation of the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner surface .
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Is Katrina Cough Real?

"Katrina cough" is believed to be a collection of respiratory illnesses that may be due to exposure to mold, dust, and related allergens resulting from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Doctors in the New ..
(February 18, 2007)
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What Killed Napoleon? Mystery Solved-And Myth Debunked

It was not a sinister political conspiracy that killed Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the most powerful men of the 19th century. It was stomach cancer, the same disease that now causes about eleven ..
(February 14, 2007)
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Swimmer's Ear: It's Not Just From Swimming

Swimmer’s Ear (also known as otitis externa) is an infection of the ear and/or outer ear canal. It can cause what is commonly referred to as an ear ache (or earache). It can also cause the ear ..
(February 13, 2007)
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The Cause of Stomach Ulcers-Bacteria? Or Bad Lifestyle?

When human beings began migrating from Africa some sixty thousand years ago, they brought the bacteria that causes stomach ulcers with them. A team of scientists researching human migration patterns .
(February 12, 2007)
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Liver Function Tests: So Mysterious, Yet So Important

The liver is the second largest organ in the human body (only the skin is bigger). The liver is also one of the most important organs, because it performs dozens of tasks that are critical to human ..
(February 11, 2007)
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Whooping Cough On The Rise, Up 2500 Percent in Thirty Years

Just when most people thought whooping cough had disappeared forever, the Center for Disease Control has recommended additional booster shot for children up to the age of eleven and for adults up to ..
(January 20, 2007)
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Cough Medicine Abuse Rising

Cough medicine is quickly becoming a drug of choice among teenagers and pre-teenagers looking for a quick, cheap, and hard-to-detect high. Since most cough medicine can be bought over-the-counter, ..
(January 19, 2007)
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