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Treating lung cancer
When it comes to treating lung cancer, the choices typically are surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted drug therapy. You and your health care provider will choose a cancer treatment plan based on a number of factors, such as your overall health, the type and stage of your cancer, and your preferences. Learn more about each of these treatment options and which might be best for you.
High-dose vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells?
Interest in using high doses of vitamin C as a cancer treatment began in the 1970s, when it was discovered that some properties of the vitamin may make it toxic to cancer cells. Initial studies in humans had promising results, but these studies were found to be flawed. Learn from Dr. Timothy Moynihan, a Mayo Clinic medical oncologist, about what researchers have discovered since then.
Bladder cancer: Diagnosis
After confirming that you have bladder cancer, your health care provider may order additional tests to determine the extent of your cancer — the stage and grade. These measurements will determine the best treatment options for you. Learn more about the stages and grades of bladder cancer, and how each is defined.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is Myeloma Awareness Month, and Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., hematologist/oncologist at Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, shares details about new advancements in ...
More than 50,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Risks factors for developing this type of cancer include environmental exposures, ...
Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the lower digestive system, which includes the colon and the rectum. If you feel like you are hearing a ...