Tag Archives: Health and Wellness

New Tool Helps Men Evaluate Watchful Waiting in Early Stage Prostate Cancer – CancerConnect News : CancerConnect News

A new pilot study evaluating an online decision-support tool called the Decision Counseling Program©, which was developed by Thomas Jefferson University researchers, shows that men who used the tool were more likely to choose active surveillance, and were less likely to feel conflicted about that decision than they were before ...

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Summarizes Major Advances in Treatment of Blood Cancers Presented at American Society of Hematology Meetings – CancerConnect News : CancerConnect News

  Clinical findings presented at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, December 5-8, made it increasingly clear that new discoveries in precision medicine and immunotherapy are leading to breakthrough therapies for a wide array of blood #cancer patients. As the world’s leading voluntary non-profit dedicated ...

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Blood Test May Predict Cancer Recurrences Earlier than Standard Methods – CancerConnect News : CancerConnect News

Following standard therapy for early breast #cancer, women undergo tests and scans to ensure that no detectable cancer remains. Thereafter, these patients continue to undergo periodic screening on a regular basis, with greater frequency during the period immediately following completion of treatment. These screenings are to detect a potential recurrence ...

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Roundup of Best Health Tips for Autumn September 2015


One day Joshua looked in #the mirror and realized he’d gained a few extra pounds. He was tipping the scales at 240. This was like wearing a 320-pound “fireman’s weight vest” 24/7. I reached 18 pounds over my ideal weight at my heaviest.   During this roller-coaster ride, he and ...

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