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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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What Happens After a Stage 4 Melanoma Diagnosis?

If you have been diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma, you are probably scared and confused. You might be worried about your family and what will happen to them if the disease continues to progress. You might be worried about medical bills or time you will lose from work. You might wonder what comes next.   Talking to Your Doctor   When your... Read moreChevron
posted 09/15/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Can You Prevent Melanoma from Metastasizing?

When melanoma goes untreated it can metastasize, or spread to other areas of the body. In almost three-fourths of cases that do metastasize, the cancer spreads to the lymph nodes and from there can continue to spread. Other areas where the cancer often spreads is to other areas on the skin, lungs, liver, gallbladder, brain, bone, heart, pancreas,... Read moreChevron
posted 09/11/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

New Treatment Approved for Stage 4 Melanoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug to be used to treat patients with advanced melanoma, the latest stages of the deadliest form of skin cancer.   The generic name for the drug is pembrolizumab. New Jersey-based company Merck & Co. developed the treatment specifically for patients with advanced melanoma or... Read moreChevron
posted 09/11/2014, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

Tips and Tricks for Controlling Psoriasis

There are four main symptoms of psoriasis which are, red, flakey, scaly, and itchy patches that appear on the skin. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, there are a few methods you can use in order to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with the disease.   Minimize the Flakes Like many with psoriasis, if I don’t moisturize,... Read moreChevron
posted 09/11/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma

When you are diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma, there is a lot to think about. You probably have many questions and are confused as to what this diagnosis means. You might wonder what treatments are available or what your chances of survival are. You might wonder how this is going to affect your day-to-day life and if you have a family, how your... Read moreChevron
posted 09/10/2014, comments (0)|

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