Types of Skin Cancer (and How Deadly They Are)

Get ready to protect your skin because the most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, according to the CDC*. Medical providers typically divide skin cancer into two primary categories: malignant melanoma (often just called melanoma) and non-melanoma (sometimes spelled nonmelanoma). However, there are also plenty of sub-categories of skin cancer worth knowing …

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10 Factors that Put You at Risk for Cervical Cancer

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Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers for women, ranking fourth behind breast, colorectal, and lung cancers respectively. According to the American Cancer Society, the five year survival rate for patients diagnosed with cervical cancer is 92 percent when caught early on. Unfortunately, that survival rate plummets to just 17 percent when cancer …

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Symptoms and Treatments for Multiple Myeloma

According to the American Cancer Society, over 30,000 people will receive a multiple myeloma diagnosis in the United States this year. Of this number, nearly half are expected to succumb to this disease. The best way to prevent this outcome? Spotting the condition and receiving proper treatment for it as soon as possible. What is …

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Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits

Talcum, also known as talc, is a naturally occurring substance. It is categorized as a clay mineral, and its main chemical composition is hydrated magnesium silicate. Recent Lawsuits Talcum powder manufacturers have been slapped with lawsuits by consumers who ended up contracting ovarian cancer. In the most recent victory for a plaintiff in a baby …

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Bladder Cancer: Overview and Treatment Options

Bladder cancer tends to start in the innermost lining of the transitional epithelium. Cancer of this layer, transitional cell carcinoma (TCC), is the most common type, according to the American Cancer Association. TCC begins in urothelial cells. These cells are found in the lining of the bladder, the ureters, the urethra, and the renal pelvis …

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RoundUp Lawsuit Against Monsanto: How To Make A Claim If You Qualify

Research suggests that Monsanto’s RoundUp weed killer could potentially cause cancer. As a result, hundreds of lawsuits have piled up against the company. Those who have been exposed to RoundUp—which contains the suspected carcinogenic chemical glyphosate—may qualify for compensation. To those who think they may qualify, here are some important points to remember when assessing …

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