Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality: Reasons Revealed

Posted in: Cancer- Aug 30, 2013 No Comments

For several decades, researchers have documented racial disparities in breast cancer mortality. Because breast cancer care relies extensively on an effective multidisciplinary team, inevitable questions arise concerning the roles that biologic, social, and health systems play in determining patient outcomes. In “Disparities in Breast Cancer Treatment and Outcomes: Biological, Social, and Health System Determinants and […]

The Second Wave of AIDS

Posted in: Cancer- Jul 25, 2013 No Comments

  More than half of all new cancer cases and two thirds of cancer deaths occur in the developing world and those figures are steadily increasing, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where a surge in cancers related to immune suppression (the so-called Second Wave of AIDS) has become increasingly evident. (The Oncologist Newsletter July 24th 2013  )

Pancreatic Cancer

Posted in: Cancer- Mar 25, 2012 No Comments

Chemotherapy options: evolving and improving in advanced pancreatic cancer (eg, FOLFIRINOX) Combination chemotherapy and multimodality therapy for earlier stages of disease (locally advanced, resectable) need to be clarified “Targeted” therapeutic agents have been disappointing for a variety of clinical and biologic reasons, but promising new drugs are on the horizon Particular interest in tumor-related stromal […]

Cancer Prevention

Posted in: Cancer- Mar 11, 2012 No Comments

What can we do to prevent cancer? The answer is in, Our total amount of genetic information ( genome ) and what it contains. It is an important element and can determine the diseases we may encounter during our lives , but What we eat How we have to live Our environment are very important […]