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The National Cancer Institute states that in 2014 there will be 233,000 newly diagnosed cases of prostate cancer and 29,480 deaths resulting from prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society states that prostate cancer i... More »

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Bladder cancer is the sixth most diagnosed cancer in the U.S, notes the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. This condition is common in older people, mostly those who are 55 years and above. The average age of bladder cance... More »

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An interesting fact about liver cancer is that there are two basic forms, which are primary and metastatic liver cancer. Primary liver cancer starts in the liver while the metastatic type is associated with cancers found... More »

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An elevated prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, level indicates a greater risk of prostate cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. Men with PSA levels above 4.0 nanograms per milliliter are at added risk of ca... More »

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It is possible to die from leukemia, and the National Cancer Institute estimated in 2014 that there would be 52,380 new cases and 24,090 deaths in that year. Leukemia is one of the most common cancers among children but ... More »

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Stage IV prostate cancer means that the original cancer has spread to other locations within the body, states Texas Oncology. Stage IV prostate cancer is classified as D1 or D2 prostate cancer depending on where the canc... More »

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Treatment of prostate cancer can include surgery, radiation therapy, cryosurgery, hormone therapy chemotherapy, vaccine treatment or bone-directed treatment. Watchful waiting or expectant management is sometimes also par... More »

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