Archive for October, 2011
The cancers of the skin are quite common. It did not all the same ” aggressive “. The most feared is the melanoma , because it tends to metastasize early in its evolution, that is to say, to send cancer cells to other organs ( lung , bone , kidney, brain …).
There are other cancers, skin carcinoma (basal and squamous cell) usually appearing in subjects older. Read the rest of this entry »
The management of cancer of the colon (or large intestine ) requires the intervention of a multidisciplinary team specializing in cancer (surgeon, oncologist …). Because once the diagnosis made and all the results, a real therapeutic strategy will be proposed to the patient. The surgery is often a major treatment for colon cancer.
The operation can be performed surgery in a public hospital, or clinic where the services of surgical digestive, with surgeons who operate mostly cancers. Read the rest of this entry »
With campaigns for breast cancer screening , tumors are found at different stages of ever earlier with the possibility of conservative treatment. This means that the operation of breast cancer can increasingly retain the breast and remove only the cancerous area, surgery to reshape the breast to keep the result aesthetics .
In all cases, depending on the size of the tumor, several types of operations are possible:
> Lumpectomy preserves the breast after removal of the tumor area. To keep up the form and initial contour of the breast, surgical techniques have evolved. The combined techniques of oncoplastic surgical oncology and plastic. Read the rest of this entry »
The radiation therapy is a treatment that applies to cancers . It is very often used, usually in conjunction with other therapies ( surgery , chemotherapy , hormonal therapy …). Radiation therapy involves sending radiation to the tumor blocking the proliferation of cancer cells, causing their death. Read the rest of this entry »
What is acupuncture?
The acupuncture is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Millennium Medical State Medicine recognized China . It is based on the use of needles to puncture the body at certain points defined as having an effect on the body. The application of needles to harmonize, balance all the functions of Qi , “energy”. Traditional Chinese Medicine is indeed based on this theory to avoid the disease, it is necessary to maintain its vital energy or Qi. If this energy is correct, the disease can not move he says. Read the rest of this entry »