The Health Of It

How Important Is Early Detection? Shauna M. Birdsall, ND, Naturopathic Medicine, answered on behalf of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for effective treatment. Two major components of early detection...

Signs & Symptoms Prostate Cancer

In most cases prostate cancer symptoms are not apparent in the early stages of the disease. The symptoms of prostate cancer may be different for each man and any one of these symptoms may be caused by other conditions. As a result, routine screenings in the form of...

What factors contribute to cancer health disparities?

Complex and interrelated factors contribute to the observed disparities in cancer incidence and death among racial, ethnic, and under-served groups. The most obvious factors are associated with a lack of health care coverage and low socioeconomic status (SES). SES is...
The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals

Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet.”—Adrienne Rich “This book teaches me that with one breast or none, I am still me.” —Alice Walker “The forthrightness and ferocity with which Audre...
The Biology Of Cancer

The Biology Of Cancer

Thoroughly updated and incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition, maintains all of its hallmark features admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world....