Navigation Links
More People Living Longer After Cancer Diagnosis
Date:11/7/2008

Advances in prevention, detection and treatment offer encouragement for people with cancer; Allsup honors cancer survivors by celebrating Cancer Awareness Month in November

Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) November 7, 2008 -- Advances in treatment and prevention of cancer offer significant encouragement for people with cancer and their families, according to Allsup, a national Social Security Disability Insurance representation company, that is helping raise awareness by observing Cancer Awareness Month in November.

Cancer affects a wide range of the human body's systems and structures, and the treatment costs continue to rise, according to the National Cancer Institute, which issues a Cancer Trends Progress Report every two years. Cancer treatment costs reached $72 billion in 2004, making up about 4.7 percent of total personal healthcare costs in the United States.

But the rate of cancer incidence has declined since the early 1990s, the NCI said. Though the incidence rates of specific types of cancer--liver, pancreas, kidney, esophagus and thyroid--are rising, according to the most recent report published last December.

In addition, cancer survival rates are improving. More people are living five years or longer after diagnosis. In 2004, nearly 10.8 million Americans were alive who had been diagnosed with cancer, the NCI reported. Of those, about 6 percent were longer-term survivors who had been diagnosed at least 29 years earlier. The Healthy People 2010 project, a national consorti
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
2. Are too many people diagnosed as depressed?
3. Bipolar Diagnoses in Younger People Show Huge Increase
4. Preparation for Natural Disasters Critical for People With Diabetes, Chronic Medical Conditions
5. Drug-free treatments offer hope for older people in pain
6. Wanting a bite of everything: Hungry people crave more variety
7. Academy releases emergency preparedness tools to enable millions more people to shelter in place
8. Different HIV rates among gay men and straight people not fully explained by sexual behavior
9. Peoples United Financial CEO Has Surgery
10. The American Pain Foundation (APF) and The HealthCentral Network Collaborate to Develop Enhanced Internet Resources for People with Pain
11. Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
More People Living Longer After Cancer Diagnosis 
(Date:8/19/2014)... The elegant bamboo floorings from BambooIndustry.com are ... in an environmentally conscious way with the company’s floorings. ... have an aluminum oxide finish to help resist wear ... areas. , Recently, the company has released its new ... These fresh items are specially made for global customers. ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... As moms and dads prepare their children ... to the normal routine of dropping their little ones off ... MSc, RD encourages them to use the opportunity to ... , Yarker explains, “Kids have small tummies, short attention ... them junk food handouts, use snack time as another daily ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a well-known bamboo product manufacturer ... deckings recently. The company is excited to reveal the ... special offer for all clients. Now, every customer can get ... will last until August 30. , The company’s deckings ... the world for supreme durability. They are perfect for a ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is ... or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from ... restore teeth. , From now on any cavities will be ... completely amalgam free. Even though amalgam fillings have been deemed ... and children over the age of six, they do contain ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Il (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For ... allopathic medical world that chiropractic adjustments are dangerous and ... and this is why they do not recommend chiropractic ... more educated medical doctors do refer to chiropractors because ... However a statement regarding new research has popped up ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BambooIndustry.com Announces Up To 30% Discount On Its New Click Strand Woven Bamboo Floorings 2Health News:Child Nutritionist Kristen Yarker Wants Parents to Rethink Kids’ Snacks This Fall 2Health News:Child Nutritionist Kristen Yarker Wants Parents to Rethink Kids’ Snacks This Fall 3Health News:Promotional Bamboo Deckings from Well-known Online Supplier BambooIndustry.com 2Health News:Midtown Dentistry Announces It Is Now an Amalgam-Free Office 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 3Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 4
... Shannon Malloy, critically injured in a car accident, skull separating ... call her recovery a miracle. ,A car ... her spine, although her skin, spinal cord and other internal ... internal decapitation, and it left her with no control over ...
... treatments. Since it is a very painful process, continuous attempts ... for the patient. ,Now researchers say that LHRH ... stop the production of a female hormone that encourages some ... action, often mimicking the action of a naturally occurring substance. ...
... and performance of other activities but as it turns out, ... ,This is the finding of a team of ... of Alberta. ,As a part study that was ... Canada, the researchers studied 24 patients, two-thirds of whom showed ...
... Moderate drinking may lower the risk of a type of ... ,The researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in ... of one alcoholic beverage a day were about 30 percent ... reduced risk they found in people who drank beer, wine ...
... towards making addition of folic acid to flour or bread mandatory ... disabilities. ,After lengthy public consultations the Food Standards ... its recommendations next month after it decides whether folic acid should ... ministers accept the FSA's proposals, it will be the first time ...
... a recent report, says that health specialists were able to ... the 2005 Bali bombings, thanks to improved procedures and services ... at the Royal Darwin Hospital who treated many of the ... health nurses. ,Says Anthony Guscott from Top End ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation' 2Health News:A Fresh Alternative to Painful Chemotherapy Developed in UK 2Health News:Chronic Pain can Impair Memory and Concentration 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 2Health News:UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread 3Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 2Health News:Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care 3
(Date:8/18/2014)... NAGOYA, Japan , Aug. 19, 2014 ... ASAHI INTECC (Securities Code 7747, Second Section, ... plans to develop a new, differentiated fractional flow reserve ... device intended to improve handling compared to existing FFR ... field in interventional cardiology that exceeds $250 million worldwide ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... Gamida Cell , a world leader ... that it has signed an investment and option agreement with ... " ) . According to the agreement, Novartis ... will receive 15% equity and an option to fully acquire ... of time following achievement of certain milestones connected to the ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... Global Operating Room Equipment Market ... About Operating Room Equipment ... a sterile environment in a healthcare facility used ... technically advanced equipment, which ensures patient care and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 2Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 3Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 4Gamida Cell Announces Investment and Option Agreement with Major Pharmaceutical Company 2Gamida Cell Announces Investment and Option Agreement with Major Pharmaceutical Company 3Gamida Cell Announces Investment and Option Agreement with Major Pharmaceutical Company 4Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018 2Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018 3Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018 4Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018 5Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018 6
... Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ... an exclusive agreement with China,s Harbin Gloria Pharmaceuticals ... ( acetylcysteine ), its injectable drug used to treat ... is used to treat pain and fever in the ...
... Ore., Feb. 28, 2012 For the first ... psoriasis—a disease of the immune system that appears ... million Americans—and psoriatic arthritis—an inflammatory joint and tendon ... Recognition on items that dermatology experts deem effective ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement for China 2Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement for China 3Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement for China 4Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement for China 5National Psoriasis Foundation Launches "Seal of Recognition" for Psoriasis Products 2National Psoriasis Foundation Launches "Seal of Recognition" for Psoriasis Products 3
96-Well PCR Plate Sealing Mat...
Easy to pierce, remove using foil stripper...
Inquire...
... Heat Sealing Foil and Heat Sealing Film each ... allow safe and easy sample storage. In automated ... with standard pipette tips. The Heat Sealing Film ... in the plates. Heat Sealing Foil is removed ...
Medicine Products: