Cancer

    July, 2008

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia - July 17, 2008 09:42 AM
    Of the four main types of leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) isn’t as frequently diagnosed. This Web guide points you to helpful sites that describe CML, including its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. You’ll also learn where to find support online, and how to connect with others who are battling the disease.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - July 15, 2008 05:33 PM
    Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, also known as CLL, is a type of cancer that develops very slowly in the bone marrow. Use this Web guide to learn more about CLL, how it’s diagnosed and treated, and where to find support.
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - July 14, 2008 10:39 AM
    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, also known as acute lymphocytic leukemia or ALL, is a type of cancer that is really a group of related diseases. The specific subtype of leukemia that a patient has determines the types of treatment given, and the prognosis outlook. Use this Web guide to learn more about ALL, including diagnosis and treatment options, and where to find support.
  • June, 2008

  • Hairy Cell Leukemia - June 13, 2008 10:45 AM
    Hairy cell leukemia is the most uncommon type of leukemia. Many people view it as a subset of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. According to Mayo Clinic, approximately 600 to 800 new cases are diagnosed each year.  Middle-aged men are the most likely to be diagnosed with it, and it is rarely if ever seen in children.
  • May, 2008

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia - May 05, 2008 04:59 PM
    Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, known as Acute Myeloid Leukemia, or AML, is a fast-growing cancer that starts in the bone marrow or other blood-forming tissue and spreads into the bloodstream. It is the most common type of leukemia.
  • April, 2008

  • Colon Cancer - April 09, 2008 12:52 PM
    An estimated 150,000 people were diagnosed with cancers of the colon or rectum in 2009, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Though the cancers will claim nearly 50,000 lives in the United States, more people are surviving their battles. Learn more about colorectal cancers with the Colon Cancer Web Guide.
  • February, 2008

  • Testicular Cancer - February 26, 2008 04:07 PM
    Testicular cancer is a somewhat rare form of cancer that affects the testicles, part of the male reproductive system. The American Cancer Society calls testicular cancer a “highly treatable and usually curable type of cancer.” Use the Testicular Cancer Web Guide to find reliable information on this form of cancer.
  • October, 2007

  • Leukemia: Information, Research and Support - October 29, 2007 02:39 AM
    Leukemia is the most common blood cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 29,000 adults and 2,000 children are diagnosed with the disease each year. If you or someone you love is affected by leukemia, you'll want answers. Use the Leukemia Web Guide to find reliable information.
  • Skin Cancer - October 26, 2007 09:31 AM
    Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers yet it's also one of the most easily prevented and easily treated. If you have the right information, you stand a very good chance of being able to protect yourself from skin cancer. Use the Skin Cancer Web Guide to learn what skin cancer is, what the risk factors and causes are, and how you can prevent and treat it.
  • Lung Cancer - October 09, 2007 03:33 AM
    Lung cancer is a common disease with around 200,000 cases being diagnosed each year. Lung cancer information abounds on the Web, coming from people and organizations all around the globe. Whether you're looking for an overview, descriptions of causes and treatments, places to find support or the latest research, the sites below provide a foundation for your research.
  • Ovarian Cancer - October 09, 2007 02:50 AM
    Ovarian cancer is considered a silent cancer because it has few symptoms in its earlier stages. By using the Ovarian Cancer Web Guide, you can learn about ovarian cancer, how it develops, risk factors and ovarian cancer treatment, and find advice on living after cancer.
  • Prostate Cancer - October 09, 2007 01:36 AM
    Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in men. Despite this, many men still aren't following the recommended screening guidelines for early detection, nor are they taking important steps toward prevention. Use the Prostate Cancer Web Guide to answer your questions about prostate cancer.
  • Breast Cancer - October 08, 2007 01:10 AM
    Use the Breast Cancer Web Guide to learn about breast cancer: what causes it, how to treat it and how to get support while fighting it. You'll come out feeling more informed about what's happening to your body and will be better prepared to fight the disease.
  • August, 2007

  • Cancer - August 17, 2007 11:00 AM
    Cancer can affect a person in a variety of physical and emotional ways, and when you're faced with such a serious issue, you want to find the facts. Use the Cancer Web Guide to answer many of the questions you may have about cancer and direct you to the other medical and emotional support you need.