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Cancer treatment

Cancer is a serious disease which is responsible for major percentage of deaths in the world. A cancer can affect any part of the body. Till date there are over 100 types of cancer which are being detected and are also treated.

Anyone can get affected by the cancer, theirs no discrimination. Cancer is caused due to the multiplication of the cells in a continuous manner, which is considered to be abnormal since it cannot be controlled by the body. The greatest risk also involves in the cancer coming back and spreading to the other parts of the body. This growth or tumor is divided into two types, one which is benign tumor and the other which is malignant tumor. The malignant tumor is harmful as compared to the benign tumor.

There are various stages of the growth of cancer and timely help can prevent the death of the patient. Therefore detection of the cancer at an early stage is very necessary to give proper treatment, avoiding the risk of death of the patient. There are various types of cancer treatments practiced today to get rid of the cancer. The general cancer treatment involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy or biological therapy and also surgery which help in the removal of the tumor.

Though the cancer treatment is available in today’s world, coping with cancer is a very difficult task, which can highly affect the moral of the patient. Therefore, the patient needs a lot of support and love from his friends, relatives and family.

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Britain near top of Europe’s teenage binge-drinking league

The government faced fresh calls today to increase the price of alcohol, after research revealed that young people in the UK reported some of the highest levels of teenage binge-drinking, drunkenness and alcohol-related problems in Europe. British schoolgirls aged 15 and 16 are binge-drinking even more than their male classmates, with fresh evidence that their….

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Doctors helping doctors

GUELPH, ONT. NICOLE VISSCHEDYK The Canadian Press “You walked into the office and sat down. Did it ever cross your mind that I wasn’t sober?” Sitting in the quiet, bright office of a doctor, the question jarred me. Dr. Graeme Cunningham is director of the addiction division at the Homewood Health Centre. He answered his….

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Eating Disorder

Generally, eating disorders are nothing but self developed wrong attitudes towards the food and themselves. It includes unpleasant and self critical thoughts about the food and the body weight, and the eating habits that interrupt the routine activities and the normal functioning of the body. Eating disorders are generally caused by a combination of social,….

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‘Minimum price’ demand on alcohol

The availability of cheap alcohol has led to calls for minimum prices in Wales to change the drinking culture. Brian Gibbons, Wales’ social affairs minister, says he wants to see alcohol strength taken into account in pricing. Scottish ministers are preparing laws on minimum pricing, and Dr Gibbons has discussed the issue with them, although….

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