Prevention is unfortunately absent from this list. Cancer prevention remains a personal priority: the best way to avoid cancer deaths, toxicity and costs of treatment, is to prevent the disease from happening
Few doctors, even oncologists who subspecialize, can keep up with developments in the field.
The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. can be attributed to lifestyle factors such as body weight, physical activity (or lack thereof), alcohol consumption and/or nutrition.
Many a time people confuse between genetics and heredity when it comes to cancer. Cancer is a molecular disease at the level of DNA sequence that holds the story of most processes including case of cancer.
Cancer patients need better care, not just more technology
Treating cancer with the latest drugs and techniques is costly and will not improve survival globally, warn Richard Sullivan, C. S.
According to the American Cancer Society, the most common screening test is called the CA-125 blood test. In many women with ovarian cancer, levels of this protein are high. But the problem with using it is that common conditions other than cancer can also cause high levels of CA-125, the cancer society says.
May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer
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