Treating Breast Cancer With Paclitaxel

January 28, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Paclitaxel is a chemotherapy drug that’s used to treat cancer, including breast cancer. It targets cells in their reproductive phase, interfering

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Leaders of America: Put Stock into Your Citizens’ Health and End Fracking

January 27, 2015 - No Comments

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By Vera Gruessner
Last week, the state of New York banned hydraulic fracturing. It took a lot of work but the governor’s office put a

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Benefits and Risks of Whole-breast Radiation to Treat Breast Cancer

January 27, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast cancer can be a challenging experience for patients and loved ones. Whether you or someone close to you suffers from

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What are the Chemo Cycle Options Available to Breast Cancer Patients?

January 26, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Breast cancer is an affliction that 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will have to deal with at some

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The Side Effects of Chemo

January 22, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment method that works by killing cancerous cells in affected areas, or tissues of the body.

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: What to Expect

January 20, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
When you receive chemotherapy, it’s given intravenously, as an infusion. You’ll go to a hospital or a clinic, where a nurse

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Obesity, Exercise, and Breast Cancer

January 16, 2015 - No Comments

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By Vera Gruessner
Now that we are knee-deep in winter, many of us may find it difficult to continue exercising and dieting when it’s easier

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Adriamycin and Breast Cancer

January 16, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Adriamycin is a chemotherapy drug. It’s often used in combination with other drugs to treat breast cancer, and other cancers.

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How to Manage Side Effects of Infusion Chemotherapy

January 15, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Being diagnosed with cancer is devastating. Many people report feeling a landslide of emotions, from anger and disbelief to sadness

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The False Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know About Breast Hematomas

January 13, 2015 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
A breast hematoma is a swelling in the breast filled with blood, similar to a very large blood blister. Caused by

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