Category: Cancer

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The True Tale: In military talk, the term “GI” refers to a soldier. In medical jargon, “GI” refers to the gastrointestinal tract. This article salutes the GI tract. So, what is the GI tract? What is its function? What could go wrong? Let’s begin with the “What.” The GI tract

The True Tale: Nature has provided a remarkable human machine. It has formed billions of cells in the body, with each working harmoniously with its neighbors toward a common mission: to think, reason, speak, see, hear, feel, smell, walk, to support an immune system designed to fight off any domestic

ABC News Radio reported on October 3, 2019, that a 38-year-old woman was dealing with symptoms for five years before a biopsy revealed she had vulvar cancer, which the American Cancer Society estimated approximately 6,000 women will be diagnosed with and about 1,200 women will die from in 2019. The

Determining whether or not you have cancer is usually a multi-step process. Dependent on the type of cancer, the process can look a little different, but it usually starts with displaying symptoms consistent with a cancer diagnosis. This is not always true in the case of breast cancer, colon cancer,

Every day this year, cancer will take the life of approximately 1,600 Americans. This is in addition to the more than 4,600 new cancer cases diagnosed on a daily basis. California, Florida, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania will see the highest numbers in each of these categories. Vice President Joe