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Oct
24

How Cancer Treatment Has Evolved Since the 1940S

Although the biggest health scare right now is the coronavirus pandemic spreading around the world, one of the biggest causes of death continues to be cancer. This is an illness which has claimed millions of lives, and there is a still a lot of ongoing research into how it starts, prevention and treatment.

It was as recently as the middle of the 1940s when in America a group of scientists discovered that it was possible to treat cancers with chemotherapy – an idea previously that had been considered far too dangerous as anything that would kill cancer would also kill the patient. This was the start of the use of chemotherapy in treating cancers.

Types of Cancer Treatments

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Since then, a lot of research has been done into this deadly illness that affects millions of people around the world. Many companies like Richmond Pharmacology run clinical trials and adaptive phase 1 studies …

Sep
2

How To Live A Healthy Life With Cancer

Even the word “cancer” causes many people to shiver in fear. However, those who have never heard their physician say, “you have cancer,” cannot even begin to fathom the bleakness and devastating feelings that those few short words can convey. No matter what type of cancer you have, it has an immediate effect on your life and changes you in numerous ways. This article can make you feel more at ease with the process of dealing with cancer.

Learn about the side effects of your cancer treatment, so you can be prepared for the physical effects you may experience. Your doctor can make you aware of any possible side effects of treatment. If you lose your hair, get a wig and if your skin looks pale, use makeup.

Be cautious and understand that some of the vegetables and fruits that you buy could be contaminated. Often times, they are sprayed …