Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer: Who, Me?
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- It may sound simple:
Colorectal cancer is generally considered one of the most
preventable types of cancer that people can develop. So get
screened and prevent it.
Post-Op Nausea May Be Hereditary
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Nausea and vomiting after
waking from general anesthesia may be hereditary, a new study
Health Tip: Practice Safe Grilling
(HealthDay News) -- Harmful bacteria multiply faster during
warmer weather, making food-borne illness even more of a threat
during the summer grilling season.
Soluble Fiber Appears Key to Trimming 'Bad Fat'
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing daily soluble
fiber intake may help you lose dangerous visceral fat, which
produces hormones and other substances linked to a host of chronic
diseases, according to a new study.
Reconstruction Safe Right After Mastectomy: Study
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Immediate breast
reconstruction after mastectomy has a low risk of complications and
does not cause unreasonable delays in breast cancer treatment,
according to a new study.
Avastin Rejection Supported by Cancer Experts
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Oncologists and even some
breast cancer support groups are endorsing a U.S. health advisory
panel's recommendation that the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin be
removed for use in metastatic breast cancer.
Medicare Will Pay for Prostate Cancer Drug
THURSDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of Provenge, an
expensive and newly approved therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine,
will be covered by Medicare for men with metastatic prostate
cancer, the agency announced late Thursday.
Lazanda Approved for Cancer Pain
FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Lazanda (fentanyl) nasal
spray has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to
treat breakthrough pain in adults with cancer who are already
receiving opioid therapy, drug maker Archimedes Pharma said.