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  • Certified Cancer Exercise Trainers Available to Mesothelioma and Cancer Patients

    The American Cancer Society and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), one of the leading fitness certification organizations in the world, have introduced the Certified Cancer Exercise Trainerâ„¢ certification (CET). The certification is offered to fitness professionals that work with clients with cancer at various stages and levels of treatment. Studies have shown that …

    Label: Treatment News

    Posted on Monday, Nov 30, 2009
  • Researcher to Study Cause of Cancer’s Resistance to Chemotherapy

    A researcher at Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan has received a $1.3 million grant from the NIH to study how tumors develop a resistance to chemotherapy. Initially, the research will focus on colon cancer. Researchers hope that the result of the study will lead to the development of additional screening and treatment …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Monday, Nov 30, 2009
  • Hypnosis Can Be Useful for Pain Management in Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma can be a painful cancer. Over half of the pleural mesothelioma patients experience pain in the chest which can be intense and severe enough to require narcotics to alleviate the pain and discomfort. Not willing to take any more drugs, some mesothelioma patients are turning to hypnosis as a way to manage their pain. …

    Label: Mesothelioma Treatments

    Posted on Friday, Nov 27, 2009
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