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10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer

By at December 25, 2010 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer

10 Things You Should Know About Testicular Cancer by J.C. Maier 1)     It is fairly rare, comprising only one percent of all male cancers.  New cases of testicular cancer in the United States number less than 8000. 2)     Caucasian men aged 15-40 are its most likely victims with a higher incidence among those with an undescended testis, abnormal testis more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer

By at December 21, 2010 | 12:54 pm | 2 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer

10 Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer by Melisa Ferhatovic             Since the skin is the most visible organ of the human body, anything abnormal is easily distinguished. If you notice changes in the color, tone, or condition of your skin, chances are a disease is lurking right around the corner. A simple change in the color of a mole can lead to a more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Melanoma

By at December 20, 2010 | 2:28 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Melanoma

Ten things you should know about Melanoma by Basira Qarizada   A dark-pigmented, usually malignant tumor arising from a melanocyte and occurring most commonly in the skin.  Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Melanoma cancer can advance and spread to other parts of the body, where it becomes hard to treat and can be fatal.  The risk of more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

By at December 19, 2010 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

10 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer by Janine Jordan 1. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women      a. Women are 100 times more likely to develop breast cancer than men 2. But Men can develop breast cancer also 3. Mammography is the most reliable way to detect breast cancer      a. 35% of breast cancers are first detected by more...

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Ovarian Cancer

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer written by Ashley Collier-Morales A few years ago I was asked if I knew what the most deadly gynecologic cancer was and I answered “Well, breast cancer of course.” Oh, how I was wrong. The American Cancer Society estimates that the average five year survival rate of breast cancer at any stage to actually be 89 percent. While no cancer is good more...

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