07/13/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A new study suggests aging cells may contribute to an increase in cancer risks. As reported by WebMD Health News, researchers found that the length of telomeres, which play a key role in the repair of cell DNA, may be indicative of an aging immune system, and contribute to a number of health complications. Peter...

Dallas, TX: As soon as the diagnosis of a new patient is completed, the line and the mode of treatment is to be decided by the relevant doctors. There are numerous ways of treating a mesothelioma patient. Major factors, such as the stage of cancer and level of the occurrence, the maturity of the disease, the extension of the exposure to asbestos, and the current health...

Dallas, TX: Confusion prevails when diseases occurring from exposure to asbestos are discussed. The most common form of the exposure to asbestos are the asbestos lung disease (asbestosis or respiratory issues that arise due to exposure to asbestos and the mesothelioma cancers. Asbestosis: its occurrence and its follow-up: Asbestosis is a chronic disease, caused by continuous...

Dallas, TX: Limitations of mesothelioma cancer treatments and the urge of finding remedies to prolong the life span and release the mesothelioma victim from pain have led to development of treatment and therapies which go beyond the tradition and conventional methods of treatments. These conventional treatment methods and the alternative therapies are explained below: The...

Dallas, TX: Till the year 1957, no relation between the immune system of a person and the attacks of cancer, was established. Gradually, as the studies continued, the scientists found interesting evidence between the two. The immune system was found to act as a defensive line against the viruses and the bacteria, in the body. It was also found that people who were weak,...

Dallas, TX: The peritoneal type of cancer is found in 10% to 20% of the total Mesothelioma patients. The disease attacks the organs, protected by the mesothelium of the abdominal organs and the abdominal cavity. Like all other cancers, peritoneal mesothelioma is caused by the exposure to asbestos. Similarly, its latency period is very long, ranging from 20 to 40 years,...