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Proton Therapy Cancer Treatment

Proton therapy is used to precisely target and conform treatment to the shape of a tumor with incredible accuracy. This allows a higher dose of radiation to be delivered directly to where it needs to be – to the cancerous cells – while sparing healthy tissues and critical areas of the body that are near the tumor.

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Ten Truths and Myths About the World’s Number One Killer

Ten Truths and Myths About the World’s Number One Killer

A recent survey shows a surprising number of Americans believe scientifically unproven claims concerning cancer. Don’t let yourself be a victim of misinformation. Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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Lung Cancer Trends in the United States

Lung Cancer Trends in the United States

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. Overall, lung cancer rates are on the decline along with rates of tobacco usage. However, there are important differences in the trends for men and women and for different states.

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Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer

Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer

A brain tumor is a disease in which cells grow uncontrollably in the brain. Cancer occurs when cells in the body divide without control or order. If cells divide uncontrollably they form a mass of tissue.

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Can Proton Therapy Treat Pituitary Adenoma?

Can Proton Therapy Treat Pituitary Adenoma?

The pituitary is a small gland. It is at the base of the brain. The gland makes hormones that regulate growth and the activity of other glands. A pituitary adenoma is an abnormal growth, or tumor, in this gland.

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Unresectable Liver Cancer: A Promising Treatment

Unresectable Liver Cancer: A Promising Treatment

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most prevalent type of liver cancer. It occurs more often in men than women and is commonly seen in people between the ages of 50 and 60 years old.

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Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

Most cervical cancers are caught early with Pap smear screening tests, but approximately 8 percent of those in the United States have already metastasized by the time of diagnosis.

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