• Cancer Types, Lung Cancer

    Lung Cancer Earliest Symptoms

    Lung Cancer Earliest Symptoms: Catching lung cancer before it is too late is very important for one’s survival. Understanding the lung cancer earliest symptoms can help identify cancer before things can get worse. Usually, some sort of X-ray scan will detect cancerous cells or tumors within the lungs. Being ahead of the lung cancer is […]

  • Cancer Types, Lung Cancer

    Lungs Cancer Definition

    Lungs cancer Definition: To put it simply, lung cancer is the uncontrollable growth of irregular cells. Abnormal cell growth can be caused by a number of factors. Cancerous cells that do not function like normal lung cells can harm surrounding healthy lung tissue. This is what causes the symptoms of lung cancer. Lung cancer is […]

  • Cancer Types, Lung Cancer

    Lung Nodules

    The Risks and Causes of Lung Nodules A lung nodule is a small, round, and irregular growth located in a lung. They are also known as pulmonary nodules. For the most part, the nodules are considered to be benign, but in some cases, they can be cancerous. Lung nodules themselves are pretty common, so having […]

  • Cancer Types, Lung Cancer

    Lung Cancer Screening

    Lung Cancer Screening: Like most cancer, lung cancer can sneak up on someone even if they don’t have a medical history that would likely lead to cancer. Someone who has never smoked a cigarette can get lung cancer just like someone who smokes a pack a day. It may be unlikely but it is still […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Breast Cancer Definition

    Breast Cancer Definition: Like every other kind of cancer, breast cancer occurs when the cells that make up the breast or surrounding tissues begin to grow in an uncontrolled manner. The uncontrolled multiplication of cells eventually leads to a tumor or lump that you may be able to feel when you examine your breasts. Other […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Breast Cancer Screening

    The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening Did you know that last year, breast cancer was the second leading cause of death in women behind heart disease? Each year, over 250,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer. That means in the U.S. alone, one out of eight women will be diagnosed […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Breast Cancer Survival Rate

    Breast Cancer Survival Rate A breast cancer survival rate is the statistic in which a group of people with the same type of cancer will be alive after being diagnosed. The doctor can’t necessarily tell you exactly how long you will have to live after being diagnosed. They won’t give you an exact time, but […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Breast Cancer Surgery

    Breast Cancer Surgery For most types of breast cancer, surgery is usually the go-to. Depending on the type of breast cancer, a doctor might suggest other tests before undergoing breast cancer surgery. But, almost every breast cancer patient will go through surgery. There are different types of breast cancer surgery and the surgery itself may […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Breast cancer is commonly fueled by any one of the following: Estrogen Progesterone HER2 protein If your pathology report says that none of the receptors for these hormones or protein were found in your tumor, your breast cancer is said to be Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Between 10-20% of breast cancers […]

  • Breast Cancer, Cancer Types

    Understanding Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    Understanding Inflammatory Breast Cancer One of the rarer types of breast cancer is inflammatory breast cancer. It only affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. However, that doesn’t make it any less dangerous.  It is the most aggressive and lethal form of breast cancer there is. Hopefully, we can shed some insight on […]