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Nov 24 2020

H. Pylori: A Bacterial Infection that Can Lead to Stomach Ulcers or Stomach Cancer

Helicobacter pylori, or H. pylori, is a digestive system bacteria that can lead to acute infection without presenting symptoms. 10 to 20 percent of people who become infected will develop peptic ulcers — an ulcer of the stomach or ulcer in the upper part of the small intestines — of which 3% carry a risk of progressing to cancer.

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Nov 02 2020

Detecting Lung Cancer Earlier than Ever

Which type of lung cancer screening would be the right choice.

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Nov 01 2020

Early Detection is Key to Beating Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and brings awareness to the way we can strive to prevent cancer by early detection.

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Oct 29 2020

Breast Cancer: Understanding a Diagnosis

Among the cancers affecting women worldwide, breast cancer is one of the most common. Still, an individual diagnosis is a personal issue, affecting each woman differently and bringing up a myriad of questions. Understanding a breast cancer diagnosis is vital so that medical teams can tackle the disease alongside a patient.

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Oct 14 2020

Breast Cancer: Risk Awareness & Early Detection

With 2 million cases diagnosed worldwide in 2018, breast cancer accounts for over 10% of all cancers and some 23% of all cancers in women. With the potential to be highly curable, breast cancer still remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for women across the world.

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Sep 03 2020

Inspired by the true story of​ a foreign couple.

“This is not what I imagined Thailand to be.” When you think of Thailand, what comes to your mind?

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Aug 04 2020

Against the Unthinkable: Facing the illness with infectious hope

“Hope; that my wife will survive the operation. The word is what sooths me the most. We are hoping for the best.” This, in so many words, is a UN diplomat Sameer Sharma’s plea for his beloved wife’s life in the fight against breast cancer.

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Jul 22 2020

Robots and Radiation: How Cutting-edge Sciences Cut Away Prostate Cancer

Robotic–assisted da Vinci Surgery or Da Vinci® Prostatectomy or Robotic Prostatectomy is one of the most minimally invasive option available.

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Jul 08 2020

Surgical pathology: the treatment pathfinder

“I myself was once a cancer patient at Horizon Regional Cancer Center. Six years have passed, and I still get regular checkups. I follow my doctor’s recommendations and take my anti-hormone medicine religiously.

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