background preloader

Health: The Big C

Facebook Twitter

Skin Cancer - Non-melanoma. Symptoms of skin cancer. The skin has two layers - the epidermis and the dermis.

Skin Cancer - Non-melanoma. Symptoms of skin cancer

Beneath the dermis is a layer of fat and then the deeper structures such as muscles and tendons. The epidermis has three main types of cell: Basal cells. Raised Skin Bump: 31 Causes, Photos, & Treatments. Raised skin bumps can result from a number of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are harmless.

Raised Skin Bump: 31 Causes, Photos, & Treatments

An infection, an allergic reaction, a hereditary condition, or even skin cancer can cause bumps to form on your skin. Skin bumps can vary in... Read more Raised Skin Bumps Raised skin bumps can result from a number of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are harmless. Newlywed dies after muscle pain turns out to be melanoma. Blogger Katie Crenshaw is changing the way we see her little girl — and anyone whose appearance isn't considered "normal.

Newlywed dies after muscle pain turns out to be melanoma

" Crenshaw's daughter, 7-month-old Charlie, happens to have a big birthmark on the right side of her face. It's called a capillary hemangioma, and it's often known as a "strawberry mark. " Untitled. Skip to main content Travel Alerts Read more Plan your trip Book Now Round Trip Optional Services & Fees Changed Bag Fees & Policy opens new tab Browse Allegiant Travel Deals Prices displayed are the lowest available per person, including taxes, carrier charges & government fees, and reflect payment by debit card. *$29 fare is available from Las Vegas to Albuquerque for travel completed by November 6, 2016.

untitled

Enter your home airport. Johnson & Johnson to pay $72M in suit linking baby powder to ovarian cancer. ST.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $72M in suit linking baby powder to ovarian cancer

LOUIS – A Missouri jury has awarded $72 million to the family of an Alabama woman who died from ovarian cancer, which she said was caused by using Johnson & Johnson’s well-known baby powder and other products containing talcum. The civil suit by Jackie Fox of Birmingham was part of a broader claim in the city of St. Endocrine Disruptors: The Stealth Plague of Modern Society - Natural Health Advisory. The use of synthetic chemicals has grown exponentially since the mid 1900’s and of the more than 80,000 different chemicals now in use, many are known or suspected endocrine disruptors.

Endocrine Disruptors: The Stealth Plague of Modern Society - Natural Health Advisory

These damaging chemicals build up and are stored inside our bodies. Ranging from bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates in plastics to certain pesticides, endocrine disruptors alter your hormone (endocrine) system in such a way that makes you more prone to numerous health maladies—everything from weight gain to heart disease to cancer has been linked to endocrine disruptors. My Dance With Cancer. Cancer Detection Methods. What are the Symptoms of Cancer. Cancer symptoms are very helpful in treating cancer reliably and effectively.

What are the Symptoms of Cancer

They help to treat the disease in a particular pattern suitable to the victim and make variations in the line of treatment according to his response. Symptoms are also useful to understand the intensity of malignant tumors and help in diagnosing them in a reliable manner. The Hour: Suzanne Somers. Baking soda and molasses cancer protocol YouTube. Baking soda and molasses cancer protocol YouTube. Cancer The Forbidden Cures! Burzynski – Search Results. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) - Symptoms. Leukaemia is a cancer of cells in the bone marrow (the cells which develop into blood cells).

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) - Symptoms

Cancer is a disease of the cells in the body. There are many types of cancer which arise from different types of cell. What all cancers have in common is that the cancer cells are abnormal and do not respond to normal control mechanisms. Large numbers of cancer cells build up because they multiply out of control, or because they live much longer than normal cells, or both. With leukaemia, the cancerous cells in the bone marrow spill out into the bloodstream. Blood cells, which can be seen under a microscope, make up about 40% of the blood's volume.

When blood spills from your body (or a blood sample is taken into a plain glass tube) the cells and certain plasma proteins clump together to form a clot. Women's Cancer Pictures Slideshow: 15 Symptoms Women Ignore on MedicineNet.com. No 3. - Breast Changes "Most women know their breasts well, even if they don't do regular self-exams, and know to be on the lookout for lumps.

Women's Cancer Pictures Slideshow: 15 Symptoms Women Ignore on MedicineNet.com

But that's not the only breast symptom that could point to cancer. Redness and thickening of the skin on the breast, which could indicate a very rare but aggressive form of breast cancer, inflammatory breast cancer, also needs to be examined, says Hannah Linden, MD, a medical oncologist who is a joint associate member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle. 'If you have a rash that persists over weeks, you have to get it evaluated,' says Linden. Likewise, if the look of a nipple changes, or if you notice discharge (and aren't breastfeeding), see your doctor. Aim at Melanoma - Inspiration for AIM at Melanoma. The Charlie Guild Melanoma Foundation merged with the James A.

Aim at Melanoma - Inspiration for AIM at Melanoma

Schlipmann Melanoma Cancer Foundation (The Schlip) to form AIM at Melanoma (AIM). AIM is the largest international melanoma organization focused on melanoma research, education, awareness, and legislation. AIM is dedicated in loving memory of Charlie Guild and Jim Schlipmann, and in memory of the countless thousands who have lost their battles to the disease. Aim at Melanoma - Stage I.

To share your story click here Debra Marsteller -- January 2014 It's only been a few days since my diagnosis. Inspired Living & Celebrating Life. Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago Eleven Days by Lea Carpenter. The Silver Pen: Breast Cancer Inspiration, Facts & Talking to Kids. Treatment and Support for Pleural Cancer. Listen to an audio summary on Asbestos Cancer.

Asbestos cancer is more commonly known as mesothelioma. Mesothelioma, the type of cancer most commonly associated with asbestos exposure, is a malignancy that occurs in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, and heart. Safe Household Products. Inflammation is the Fuse that Ignites Cancer. Inflammation is the Fuse that Ignites Cancer In Latin, the word "inflammation" means "I ignite, set alight" and like gasoline, that's exactly what it does to cancer.

A microenvironment of chronic inflammation can increase the risk of cancer, bolster chemotherapy resistance and turn on oncogenes, genes that can turn cells into tumors. Citizen Petition Seeking Labeling of Nitrate-Preserved Hot Dogs for Childhood Cancer Risk.