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In the realm of cancer, specifically breast cancer, lymphedema is rarely discussed. Nonetheless, lymphedema of the arm is one of the most common and underestimated side effects of breast cancer treatment. It is quantitatively known to negatively affect the quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Conventional medicine will have you believe […]

Immunotherapy is a broad category of anti-cancer therapies that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells. The immune system — made up largely of the lymph nodes — rids the body of viruses, bacteria or fungi, while white blood cells such as T cells fight infection and cancer. Immunotherapy has been part of […]

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer AAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)AdenocarcinomaAdrenocortical CarcinomaAIDS-Related LymphomaAnal CancerAppendix Cancer — see Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors BBasal Cell Carcinoma — see Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)Bile Duct Cancer, ExtrahepaticBladder CancerBone Cancer […]

Welcome to Cancer Tutor. Our extensive database of science-based, peer-reviewed material is here to guide you through this season of your life. First, be thankful; you are alive during a time when information can literally save your life! There are volumes of studies and thriver testimonials to help shed light on your cancer journey. Integrative […]

Melanoma begins in melanocytes which are a subtype of cells located in the basal layer of the epidermis. These cells produce melanin which is a pigment that colors the skin and is the reason moles are a brown/black color. Melanoma can eliminate melanin production which causes the mole to turn pink or white. People with […]

This is not a transcription. Answers have been shortened and summarized. Date of interview: May 21, 2003 Location: Home of a mutual friend (seven other people present) Name of interviewer: Webster Kehr Initials of interviewee: K.B. (male) State of residence: Missouri What kind of cancer did you have? Malignant melanoma, starting with a growth at […]