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Can you tell me anything about these new 3-D mammograms? Are they really better than the regular ones? I've read that they'll cost more and find more breast cancer.
I am trying some natural approaches for stage 2, diffuse, large B-cell lymphoma. I found a doctor who does intravenous alpha-lipoic acid treatments to shrink the tumors and was wondering what you thought about that.
Can you tell me how commonly doctors recommend the kind of surgery Angelina Jolie Pitt had to prevent ovarian cancer? I know she has a very high risk, but aren't there alternatives?
I've heard that the FDA has taken action against Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski who treats cancer with antineoplaston therapy. Can you tell me what's going on and what you think of this treatment?
A friend has lung cancer and is having chemotherapy. She started taking apricot kernels to supplement her treatment but stopped after hearing it may be poisonous. What is your opinion?
I keep hearing conflicting things about mammograms - the latest news that has me worried is that routine screening results in a lot of over-diagnosis. I'm confused. Can you help?
I hear there’s a new blood test for colon cancer. Does it work as well as colonoscopy? What can you tell me about it?