BONE CANCER, EWING’S SARCOMA

Ewing sarcoma is a bone cancer. This cancer is serious, but the prognosis has been greatly improved thanks to treatment advances in chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

-Ewing’s sarcoma: a primary bone cancer
-Bone cancer: what are the symptoms of Ewing’s sarcoma?
-Ewing sarcoma: sometimes surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy but otherwise

EWING'S SARCOMA

Ewing’s sarcoma: a primary bone cancer

Ewing sarcoma is one of the primary tumors of bone, that is to say that cancer cells originate from bone, and that are not met static cancer located elsewhere in another organ. Ewing sarcoma is unique in touch more often men than women. It also develops mainly in children between 10 and 15 years , more rarely in young adults up to age 25. Cancer cells usually reach the long bones like the femur and tibia. Thus Ewing sarcoma most often for the arms and legs, even though this cancer can affect any bone. Read more »

YOU TAKE THE PILL? YOUR RISK OF OVARIAN CANCER IS DECREASED!

Fairly uncommon, ovarian cancer is daunting because of its poor prognosis. A new study confirms the protective role of oral contraception. The advantage is that even 30 years after stopping the pill, the protection lasts …

1.Against ovarian cancer, gynecologic surveillance is needed
2.One factor that protects against ovarian cancer: oral contraception

Against ovarian cancer, gynecologic surveillance is needed

YOUR RISK OF OVARIAN CANCER

The poor prognosis of ovarian cancer is related to the fact that it is very long asymptomatic and therefore detected late, a late stage. In this context, prevention is a considerable asset. It is recommended that a very regular gynecological monitoring and consult your doctor or gynecologist if signs suggestive (but not specific for ovarian cancer): swelling or tension of the abdomen, feeling of weight on his stomach, and pelvic pain lumbar, needs to urinate, digestive disorders, weight changes, menstrual irregularities, painful intercourse, fatigue, etc.. Read more »

RED MARKS AND ROUGH ON THE SKIN: AND IF IT WAS CANCEROUS?

Actinic keratosis, you know? This skin condition is characterized by small red-brown lesions and rough, which have the particularity of not cure but to persist for months on the areas most exposed to the sun. However, actinic keratosis can lead to precancerous lesions.

1.Actinic keratosis, it looks like what?
2.What might we do with an actinic keratosis?
3.Who is at risk of actinic keratosis?
4.How to treat actinic keratosis?

RED-MARKS

Actinic keratosis, it looks like what?

Traces red or brown, rough, dry and more or less thick, which appear after middle age, especially in areas that were most exposed to the sun: the face (forehead, nose, eye), chest, back hands, forearms, neck, ears, scalp if hair loss, etc.. They sometimes look like patches of psoriasis or eczema, but they have the distinction of not heal, even after applying a cream containing cortisone. They persist for months. Read more »

WHAT IS A SECONDARY BONE CANCER? WHEN A CANCER CAUSING ANOTHER CANCER …

Bone cancers represent malignancies developing inside the bones. Are differentiated primary cancers of bone, developed from bone cells, secondary cancers of the bones are actually metastases of another cancer in another part of the body.

-Bone cancer may be the result of bone metastases of another cancer
-Secondary bone cancer bone pain and fractures
-The diagnosis of secondary bone cancer
-Treatments depend on the origin of cancer remote

ANOTHER CANCER

Bone cancer may be the result of bone metastases of another cancer

Secondary bone cancers are actually bone metastases from cancer of another organ, such as a prostate cancer, thyroid, breast, kidney, lung, etc.. In other words, they are localized cancer that eventually spread to invade the bone, destroying it little by little. Cancer can spread to any bone but they generally do not exceed the elbows and knees. This type of bone cancer, Su bone metastases is called a secondary bone cancer. Read more »

Baby: give him the right to cry

The expression of toddlers through the Cree and crying. Should be running the tears? On the contrary, should you comfort them as soon as the first tears? To find out how to respond, only one solution: listen to your baby!

There are few, the “trend” was to leave crying babies. Today, it reversed to the point that many parents rush to the slightest cry of their toddler. The important is to know that crying are a way for the baby, to express its hassles. It is therefore absurd of them stifle would be aberrant to mourn a child without reacting.

right to cry

There are myriad reasons why a small may cry. Hunger, of course, fatigue, pain, but also frustration, fear, etc. Read more »

Essential oils during pregnancy: Attention danger!

When you are pregnant, the use of medications is contraindicated, as well as the use of essential oils during the first months. Find out more about the benefits and limits of aromatherapy during this period, discover the advice of Danièle Festy, pharmacist.

Even if it is natural and extremely effective against some inconvenience, thearomatherapy(or essential oils therapy) can be dangerous during certain periods of life, and especially during pregnancy. Our advice to use wisely the natural essences.

Essential oils during pregnancy

Two precautions are better than one!

“Even if the risk is purely theoretical and that this is an excess of caution, the majority of essential oils are strictly prohibited during the first three months of pregnancy” explains Danièle Festy, author of many books on the subject. The reason is simple: as they may pass through the placenta, they pose a risk to the fetus in training and may even be at the origin of spontaneous abortions.
Same caution if you decided to give baby the breast, as essential oils through breast milk. Nevertheless, some are allowed from the 4th month, even throughout the pregnancy. “It is essential oils which do no toxic molecule may cause less damage to the mother as the child” explains our specialist. Feel free to use them with the approval of your doctor. Read more »

How to manage my allergies during pregnancy?

The allergy increase them during pregnancy? What drugs do in a crisis? Are there dangers for the baby? Can we continue desensitization?… The answers to all your questions of allergy moms.

Compatibility of Antiallergics treatments, risk of asthma for the baby, bounce of the allergic crises during the grossesse… Bernard Poitevin, allergist physician and homeopath helps you manage your allergies during pregnancy.

allergies during pregnancy

The basic rules to avoid crises
No need to take food precautions. “Currently, it considers that should be tolerance in children by exposure to the allergen.””Make”preventive regimes”during pregnancy to prevent baby from future food allergies did not interest” explains Dr. Poitevin. Read more »

WHAT IS YOUR RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER?

Second cancer in women (after breast cancer) and third in men (after lung cancer and prostate cancer), colorectal cancer is very common. Since 2009, cervical cancer screening is widespread throughout France. The goal: to detect this cancer as soon as possible to increase the effectiveness of treatments. And you, what is your risk of colorectal cancer?

What is your age:
You are under 50 years. (0)
Over 50 years to 74 years. (1)
You are over 74 years. (0)
Colorectal cancer mainly affects people over 50 years. That is why the screening program recommends a test every two years, 50 to 74 years (being a cancer that develops slowly, it does not seem essential to continue screening beyond old age ).

COLORECTAL CANCER

Do you have a history of colon cancer in your family?
No. (0)
A person. (1)
Several people. (2)
Any family history of colorectal cancer increases the risk of suffering also. Read more »

COLORECTAL CANCER AND GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

The screening program for colorectal cancer is for all people aged over 50 years. Diagnosed early, it can be cured in more than 9 out of 10. However, there are cases of inheriting the cancer colorectal requiring special care including a consultation with a geneticist.

1.The high incidence of colorectal cancer
2.Aggravating factors and protective for colorectal cancer
3.Genetic predisposition for colorectal cancer
4.The colorectal cancer screening

COLORECTAL

When colorectal cancer is detected early, the chances of recovery above 90%. Mass screening using the Hem occult II ®, now organized throughout the country, to identify early colorectal cancer and thus significantly improve the prognosis of the patient. Operation “Blue March” aims to further sensitize the population on this screening too little follow-up since the national participation rate over the period 2009-2010 is 34% (1). Read more »

COLORECTAL CANCER: THE HEMOCCULT II TEST IN PRACTICE

No mercy for colorectal cancer. This is the third most common cancer and is often fatal. The only weapon we have right now is early detection. This is based on the Hem occult II, which is being extended as part of an organized screening.
1.Colorectal cancer screening: Hem occult II
2.When the test is positive: colonoscopy to look for colorectal cancer
3.Soon a new immunoassay to screen for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer screening: Hem occult II

This test is ordered by a physician (within the screening program or not). It occurs quietly at home. Its cost and playback are supported 100% by health insurance as part of organized screening. It is to investigate the presence of bleeding in the stool, which may reflect a colorectal cancer.

CANCER

The Hemoccult II consists of a guaiac test paper onto which is applied a small piece of freshly emitted saddle. It is then a medical analysis laboratory that will take the reading test by adding a solution alcoholic hydrogen peroxide. If the reaction does not give a blue color, is that the test is negative. And this is what happens in 97 to 98% of cases. A negative Hem occult test means that no bleeding was detected. However, since a cancerous lesion does not cause bleeding all the time, it is imperative to repeat this test regularly, every two years. Read more »