Oncology and Radiotherapy

world cancer day 2016

World Cancer Day 2016: Prevention, early detection and treatment

Taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day 2016 is a truly global event that aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer.

This event, under the tagline ‘We can, I can’, is an unique opportunity to spread the word that there are solutions across the continuum of cancer and that they

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Cancer research to improve the quality of life of cancer patients

Cancer. It’s one of the most scary yet misunderstood words in our society. For many it’s a synonym of despair, pain and suffering. But thanks to advances in cancer research, we find ourselves more and more further away from that perception.

Nowadays more than half of tumors are cured, and more importance is being put in to the continuos care

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Ovarian Cancer Treatment

What is Ovarian Cancer? symptoms and diagnose

The ovary is a reproductive organ found in pairs of the vertebrate female reproductive system. The ovaries are the main source of a woman’s female hormones, estrogen and progesterone. This organ produces eggs that travel through the fallopian tubes to the uterus.

Many types of tumors can start in the ovaries some are benign and never spread beyond the ovary. Women

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Breast cancer – causes and treatments

IMED Hospitals has designed a unit exclusively dedicated to the diagnosis (i.e., breast pathology), treatment and monitoring of breast cancer. At IMED Hospitals we have both highly qualified experts in this field and all the required technological resources available.

Due to the fact that breast cancer does not have any evident symptoms in early stages the best way to approaching

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Radiotherapy and its treatment purposes

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Radiotherapy is a treatment that involves the use of high-energy radiation. It is more commonly used to treat cancer, but can also serve other purposes.

The following article will focus to a great degree on the use of radiotherapy for cancer treatment.

What is radiotherapy?

Radiotherapy uses high intensity energy, known as radiation, such as x-rays, gamma rays,

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