FDA Warning About Device Capable of Spreading Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken action to stop the use of a gynecological device that can spread pre-existing cancer in women.  Laparoscopic power morcellators are used in the removal of the uterus, or to remove fibroids. The device is used to destroy fibroids, which are then removed by...

New Insurance Laws Affecting Cancer Centers

In an alarming new development, it turns out that under the new health care program currently being rolled out by the Obama administration, some cancer hospitals are not included in the insurance coverage. A number of doctors, hospital administrators and insurance regulators discovered the issue in recent...

Cancer Pain Management

Cancer pain is unusual compared to other forms of pain because of the large number of forms the pain can take. It can be very debilitating and can appear in numerous parts of the body at once. You can’t just take any kind of medication for the pain, because only certain types will be effective and...

The Role Of The Oncologist

An Oncologist is a medical expert who is specifically educated to detect and deal with various types of cancer. They will see patients with a number of cancers that attack a number of parts of the body for example the lungs, epidermis, eyes, mouth, tongue, bones, lymph nodes, digestive system, and many other...