Breast Cancer

All About Lymphedema

Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Symptoms of lymphedema include swelling in one or more extremities. The swelling may range from mild to severe and disfiguring. Primary lymphedema is present at birth; secondary lymphedema develops as a result of damage to

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Human Guinea Pig: Cupping for Lymphedema-Bonnie Annis

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and I have no training in physical therapy. Please check with your doctor before considering this treatment.   Cupping has been in the news a lot lately. With the Olympics in full swing, Michael Phelps and several other athletes recently brought cupping into

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Cancer Facts In Nigeria

CANCER IS THE No. 1 KILLER OF MANKIND. It kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Cancer is now being diagnosed in one out of every three persons Nigeria has the 13th lowest life expectancy in the world, and cancer is a major contributor 80% of cancer deaths

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Brave young breast cancer victims bare their scars in ‘beautifully disturbing’ series of portraits

On a winter’s day at a gallery in New York’s SoHo, a small group of votive candles burned near to a visitor’s book. Page after page of heartfelt messages – moving, emotional and raw – filled the book’s pages, their strong words not dulled by the candles’ soft light. Nearby,

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