Items Tagged ‘side effects’

August 17th, 2017

Cervical Cancer Survivors Frequently Suffer From Long-Term Side Effects of Treatment

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According to a new study around half of women who have been treated for locally advanced cervical cancer suffer from symptoms of insomnia, fatigue or hot flushes.1 Cervical cancer affects more than 500,000 women around the world each year with an average age at diagnosis of 50.  Each year in the United States, more than […]

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Tags: cancer treatment, Cervical Cancer, Chemotherapy, News, side effects


July 26th, 2017

Balance and Gait is Negatively Impacted By Chemotherapy Treatment

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A single chemotherapy treatment can result in a significant negative impact on walking gait and balance, putting patients at an increasing risk for falls, according to a new study involving breast cancer patients conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research […]

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Tags: Balance, Breast Cancer, Chemotherapy, News, side effects


July 15th, 2015

More Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Are Delaying Treatment until Progression

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Increasingly more men with low-risk, early-stage prostate cancer appear to choose active surveillance (or watchful waiting) instead of treatment. As a result, they’re avoiding the risk of long-term side effects of treatment. These findings were reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The treatment of early-stage prostate cancer with low risk of progression […]

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Tags: active surveillance, Early Stage I-II (A-B) Prostate Cancer, early-stage, low-risk, News, Prostate Cancer, side effects, treatment, watchful waiting