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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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Treatment for co-occurring disorder

People with Co-occurring disorder face both mental problems as well as alcohol addiction problems at the same time. This is a condition that occurs very often and hence the first treatment for the co-occurring disorder is the medical detoxification. It generally takes three to five days for the alcohol detoxification in a medically supervised center….

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‘Take a look at your boozing’

People should take an honest look at their alcohol intake before they cross the line into addiction, the head of a Tayside alcohol dependency support group said today. Catherine Lawson, chairwoman of the Tayside Alcohol Problem Service Clients’ Council, said it was vital for people to be aware of their personal drinking habits to ensure….

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Participants: County Alcohol treatment program works

Todd Hunter has been sober for two-and-a-half years. The 47-year-old Appleton man credits his sobriety in part to an alcohol program that will soon be available to convicted drunk drivers across the state. After Hunter was convicted of his third drunken driving offense in 2007, his attorney suggested he participate in the Safe Streets Treatment….

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Drink misuse ‘costs each Scot GBP900’

The impact of Scotland’s drink culture on the health service was laid bare yesterday when it emerged that the cost of treating only one person with a moderately severe alcohol-related head injury is more than £34,000. The extraordinary figure was released by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scotland’s biggest health board. The sum covers only….

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Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Affect Suicide Rates

Factors that affect suicide rates include drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Studies also shows that being male, or part of a minority group, affects the incidence of suicide. New data from the CDC’s Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report shows that interventional programs should focus on alcohol treatment and rehabilitation to reduce the risk of suicide….

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