CHONDROSARCOMA, BONE CANCER, CANCER OF THE CARTILAGE

Chondrosarcoma is part of bone cancer, bone tumor, but this is unusual to develop from cartilage cells. Unlike other bone cancer, chondrosarcoma does not respond to chemo or radiotherapy. Healing thus passes only through surgery.
-Bone cancer
-What are the symptoms of chondrosarcoma?
-Diagnosis and surgery of chondrosarcoma

Bone cancer

Primary cancers of the bones develop from bone tissue, fibrous or cartilaginous. Chondrosarcoma is a tumor that develops from cartilage cells. This is one of the two most common primary cancer of the bone with osteosarcoma. Chondrosarcoma primarily affects adults over the age of 30. The cartilages most often affected are the larger bones like the femur, tibia hummers, but the pelvis.

The areas most commonly affected are arms, legs and pelvis . However, any bone can be affected. Chondrosarcomas can develop either spontaneously or from a small pre-existing benign tumor which they will complicate the course. Moreover, there are two types of tumors: the most numerous are slow growing or low-grade malignancy, which means that the risk of metastases is low. The other type of tumor has a high degree of malignancy and tends to spread, to metastasize. Continue reading “CHONDROSARCOMA, BONE CANCER, CANCER OF THE CARTILAGE”

OSTEOSARCOMA: BONE CANCER

The osteosarcoma is the primary bone tumor most common. It usually affects young people and reached most often the knees, thighs and arms. Treatment of bone cancer that usually combines chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery.

-Osteosarcoma, a primary bone cancer
-The first signs of osteosarcoma
-Diagnosis and treatment of osteosarcoma

BONE CANCER

Osteosarcoma, a primary bone cancer

The osteosarcoma is one of the primary cancers of the bone, that is to say developed from bone cells, cartilage or fibrous tissue, as opposed to secondary cancers of the bone metastases that are of cancer in another organ. The osteosarcoma is primary bone cancer the most common, before the chondrosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma and multiple myeloma . Of unknown cause, osteosarcoma usually occurs in children and young adults, between 10 and 25 years. Continue reading “OSTEOSARCOMA: BONE CANCER”

BRAIN TUMORS AND MOBILE PHONE: THE DOUBT PERSISTS …

We search, we check, we test, scientists continue to study possible health risks of mobile phones. Remember, he is regularly suspected of increasing the frequency of brain tumor.

-In search of a possible tumor
-Tumor rather on one side than the other?

In search of a possible tumor

Some think that we are relentlessly for several years to detect brain tumors related to the intensive use of mobile phones. Others believe that it applies to legitimately and conscientiously check their innocuite. Mais regardless of which side one takes, studies come since the 90s, when an increased incidence of lymphomas has been demonstrated in rats exposed to magnetic fields.

FOOT IN BRAIN

But so far, except a few trials discussed scientifically and methodologically, the results are consistent with a lack of increased risk of brain tumors in mobile. Portent enthusiasts, a new study led the research as far and sown doute. Etant given the rarity of brain tumors, or gliomas, this is what we call a case-control study, which compares the phone habits of a population of patients with glioma a control population free of tumor. The first group included nearly 1,000 subjects, in whom a brain tumor was diagnosed between late 2000 and early 2004. The control group consisted of about 1,700 people. Extensive data on their use of mobile phone were collected: date of commencement of use, frequency, aircraft type, analog or digital, etc.. Continue reading “BRAIN TUMORS AND MOBILE PHONE: THE DOUBT PERSISTS …”

BRAIN TUMOR, BRAIN CANCER: NEW HOPE?

Increasingly more precise surgery, chemotherapy, targeted therapy … If brain cancer remains disease with poor prognosis, the arsenal of therapeutic approaches to combat them is getting rich.

-Brain tumors: still dangerous
-Brain tumor: the revolution of surgery awake
-Brain tumor: towards targeted therapies

brain cancer

Brain tumors: still dangerous

Every year in France, more than 4,000 people learn they are carrying a tumor brain. According to the Institute of Health, the mortality rate associated with this type of injury would have begun a slight decline in recent years. However, brain tumors still result in the deaths of nearly 3,000 patients a year. Many current researches, however, give hope to see this number decrease. Continue reading “BRAIN TUMOR, BRAIN CANCER: NEW HOPE?”

WHO IS AT RISK OF BRAIN CANCER?

Brain cancer has increased over the past twenty years, probably for environmental reasons. Exposure to certain carcinogens, including pesticides increases the risk of developing brain cancer. As for cell phones and antennas, they are strongly suspected …

-The different types of brain cancer
-What are the risk factors for brain cancer?
-Other risk factors for brain cancer:
-Can we prevent brain cancer?

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The different types of brain cancer

In a majority of cases, cancer of the brain starts in another part of the body, before reaching the brain. The origin of a brain tumor may be another cancer that has metastasized (breast, lung, colon, melanoma, salivary gland ….). Continue reading “WHO IS AT RISK OF BRAIN CANCER?”

MOBILE PHONE AND CANCER: THE BIG DISAPPOINTMENT!

After 10 years of waiting, the results of the Interphone study are finally published. They are very disappointing because hardly reassuring. The experts have failed to demonstrate a link between brain cancer and mobile phone use. Which also means they have failed to? Prove the safety of mobile health…?

-The use of mobile phones increases his risk of brain tumor?
-Cell phone and brain cancer: sobering conclusion
-Precautionary measures are needed!

MOBILE PHONE

The use of mobile phones increases his risk of brain tumor?

The result of the Interphone study has just been officially published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, exactly 10 years after its launch by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Originally, they were planned for 2004, but they have always been remote, so the data were contradictory. The final conclusion is very disappointing, although expected because of rumors about the quarrels between the experts. Continue reading “MOBILE PHONE AND CANCER: THE BIG DISAPPOINTMENT!”

THE BACK SURGERY, CHANGING

Lumbago, sciatic, herniated disc, as many pathologies of the spine (called rachis again) become a Calvary for those who suffer from. Often presented as a solution of last resort, surgery of the spine allows today, through new technologies, alleviate the evil of the century.

-Back pain: who and when operates t – on?
-Between classic surgery and new surgery
-Operations of the back more “gentle”.
-Changing back surgery
-Back surgery: a miracle solution?
-Back pain: prevention and awareness
-Lumbago, backache, sciatique…, how to distinguish them?

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“I had the feeling to be released”.
“I have full back ! This exclamation was not found by chance. The back is indeed one that bears the weight of pain, physical or psychological. In France they are about three million people who suffer back. Many people who have tried the physiotherapists and osteopaths, the disqualification and pomades relaxing without find outcome to this evil which range daily and sometimes becomes a real handicap social and professional. If all patients cannot be candidate for back surgery, for some diseases, it is very effective. With new technologies that today enjoys this surgery operations become less invasive and more in more rapid convalescence. Continue reading “THE BACK SURGERY, CHANGING”

HOW TO RECOGNIZE A SCIATICA?

The sciatic refers to a serious irritation of the sciatic nerve pain. The symptoms may vary slightly depending on the origin of the sciatic and including the root of nerve sciatic compressed (or herniated disc), but they are relatively typical. Update on sciatica and its symptoms.

1.What are the causes of sciatica?
2.What are the symptoms of sciatica?
3.What treatment for sciatica?
4.Sciatica: when to consult?

HOW TO RECOGNIZE A SCIATICA

What are the causes of sciatica?

-It is most often a herniated disc, an abnormal protrusion of part of an intervertebral disc, and that compresses one of the 5 roots of sciatic nerve. Continue reading “HOW TO RECOGNIZE A SCIATICA?”

LUMBAGO, ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN, A VERY PAINFUL BACK PAIN

Episodes often without gravity, but very painful, acute low back pain or lumbago resolve within 10 days with paracetamol and a bit of rest. It should be recognized the rare cases where a medical consultation is essential.

-Recognizing an acute low back pain
-Acute low back pain: a more rapid disappearance
-For acute low back pain: is to deal effectively and safely
-For acute low back pain, avoid absolute rest in bed
-A medical consultation may however be useful for back pain

BACK PAIN

Recognizing an acute low back pain

An acute low back pain is a recent back pain that lasts for less than three months (according to the internationally accepted definition), reached the bottom of the back or sometimes the top of the buttocks, and sometimes descends along a two thighs, never exceed the level of the knees (if this pain down below the knee, talking lombo-sciatica or sciatic pain). Acute means only “recent”, but often back pain occur suddenly, in an effort (for example while trying to raise a weight), and are very violent, giving the impression of a serious disease (referred to as sometimes lumbago )). Continue reading “LUMBAGO, ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN, A VERY PAINFUL BACK PAIN”

HOW TO TREAT HIS BACK, WHILE SMOOTH?

Physiotherapy, Mezieres, osteopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, method of alternative medicine which can cure back. Choose them, he need to know them. Update on their specificities and their practices.

-Treat the back by alternative medicine
-Physiotherapy and Mezieres method
-Osteopathy, a science and an art
-Chinese medicines, another alternative?
-To the self-treatment with the McKenzie method
-The chiropractic, remedy or bluff?
-Going to a spa treatment
-Take your hand back!

TREAT HIS BACK

Treat the back by alternative medicine

Eight out of 10 people have suffered, suffer or will suffer from a back pain. Continue reading “HOW TO TREAT HIS BACK, WHILE SMOOTH?”