Delia Ephron Writes Her Path To A Happy Ending From Cancer

Ephron had to report the year he lost to write the book, because he said he remembers so little. He skimmed through the hospital’s e-mails and medical records, which had reached 6,000 pages at his request. Interviewed female friends with support groups. “For anyone who’s had a traumatic experience as much as I have,” Ephron …

Cancer Patients Are at Higher Risk of Depression and Suicide, Studies

One day many years ago, while training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Dr. Seliger-Behme recalled that before the diagnosis, the man had a stable family and job and had no history of mental health problems. However, shortly after learning of her terminal illness, she tried to kill herself …

Pfizer Recalls Some Blood Pressure Drugs By Clarifying Cancer Risk

Pfizer says it exceeded the acceptable daily intake level of a cancer-causing compound in those batches, recalling some shipments of the blood pressure drug Accuretic as well as authorized generic versions of the drug. The compound in the drug is nitrosamine, which is found in water and beer, as well as some foods such as …

Barrie R. Cassileth, Who Transformed Cancer Treatment, Dies at Age 83

However, Dr. Cassileth was also quick to note the limitations of her own research and argue that she is open to the potential implications of treatments outside the mainstream. He was both a member of the American Cancer Society’s Subcommittee on Methods of Suspicious Cancer Management and a consultant to the National Institutes of Health’s …

FDA Panel Rejects Lilly’s Cancer Drugs Tested Only In China

The institution has long had strict guidelines for approving only drugs tested overseas, requiring that data be applicable to patients and medical practices in the United States, that researchers “accept competence”, and that the institution be able to validate the data. . In a harsh criticism of Lilly’s presentation of this new trial from China, …

Looking for Early Warning Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

An early cancer of the pancreas does not cause a palpable lesion and rarely causes symptoms that may require definitive medical examination until it has spread beyond the borders of the pancreas. But scientists are working on a possible early warning sign: the link between pancreatic cancer and newly developing Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes also …

300 Minutes A Week of Moderate Exercise May Help Prevent Cancer

To begin calculating the PAF of cancer from inactivity, American Cancer Society scientists first collected anonymized data on national and state-based cases for all Americans 20 years of age and older between 2013 and 2016 from the US Cancer Statistics database. on seven types of cancer, which are stomach, kidney, esophagus, colon, bladder, breast, and …

Cancer Almost Takes His Life. But the New York Marathon is Awaited.

“Everything I did, every move was a conversation with death,” he said. He compared these conversations to conversations he imagined had with a driver who picked him up from a party. “It’s like being left for a New Year’s Eve party. You are dropped off at six and the driver comes back at eight. It’s …