Cancer

Cancer /ˈkænsər/, known medically as malignant neoplasia, is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, which may invade nearby parts of the body. The cancer may also spread to more distant parts of the body through the lymphatic system or bloodstream. Not all tumors are cancerous; benign tumors do not invade neighboring tissues and do not spread throughout the body. There are over 200 different known cancers that affect humans.The causes of cancer are diverse, complex, and only partially understood.
Posts about Cancer
    • Proposition 65: Big Changes for Direct Marketers

      Most of you have seen those little stickers that warn you that a product contains a chemical determined by the State of California to create a risk of cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm. Well, starting next summer, you’ll be required put those warnings in your catalogs and on your websites near every affected product.

      Brann & Isaacson- 18 readers -
    • Talcum Baby Powder & Ovarian Cancer

      Have you been diagnosed with ovarian cancer after years of using talcum or baby powder for personal hygiene? Studies have shown that women who frequently use baby powder for feminine hygienical reasons are putting themselves at an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Our Dallas attorneys can help you seek financial compensation for the detrimental effects this illness ha ...

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
    • Lawyers and Depression

      While it is affectionately known as “the most wonderful time of the year,” the holiday season can actually bring on strong depression symptoms for a lot of us. Lawyers are in no way immune to the perils of depression; and in fact, many studies indicate the legal profession is especially susceptible to depression and suicide.

      Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 10 readers -
  • Venezuela Public Corruption and Fraud: More Whistleblowers Needed

    … Hugo Chavez, former Venezuelan strongman, rose to power after the public became fed up with decades of corruption. Instead of improving things, many say the public corruption got worse. Chavez’ life was cut short by cancer. He died in 2012. Prior to his death, however, Chavez radically changed how business operates in Venezuela. His actions…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • INVESTIGATION: Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage, 21st Mortgage

    … was part of Vanderbilt. this was not disclosed to me.” New Mexico: “I have a mobile home with Vanderbilt Mortgage. In 2014 about $5000 was added to my billing statement as ‘service fees.'” The customer goes on to say that the customer can’t get an explanation and made all monthly payments. Colorado: “I purchased a manufactured home which…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Kickbacks, RICO and the Pharmaceutical Industry (Insys Post)

    …, these doctors wrote large number of fentanyl prescriptions. Subsys is approved and normally used for cancer patients in the final stages of their disease. Prosecutors say that the doctors receiving the bribes were often prescribing the drugs to non cancer patients. Fentanyl based drugs are expensive. The average cost per patient is several…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Dr Death Declares His Innocence… from Prison! (Farid Fata MD)

    … have cancer. At least one patient reportedly died as the result while others lost teeth, suffered liver failure and other gruesome side effects of the chemo. At his sentencing, the government’s lead prosecutor said, “Dr. Fata is the most egregious fraudster in the history of this country, measured not by the millions of dollars he stole…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • Your Rights after a Medical Misdiagnosis

    … will suffer additional life-threatening heart attacks that could have been prevented with a proper diagnosis. Cancer – Different types of cancers can have widely varying symptoms. Symptoms like fatigue, weakness, or nausea can often be misdiagnosed as a wide range of simpler illnesses, especially if there is no obvious tumor site. However, when cancer…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 10 readers -
  • Please Help Scottsboro Attorney Scott Berry and His Family

    … and it is best explained by the information at a GoFundMe page set up by his friends. Given the fact that my wife Patty went through her own bout with cancer last year, we are intimately familiar with the fear, terror and worry that comes along with this fight. Frankly, I can’t imagine her having to go through this twice. Thank you for any help and prayers you can send to Scott Berry and his family. …

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 20 readers -
  • Aids Clinic Kickback Scheme Leads to Jail – Medicare Fraud

    … a bounty to find Medicare eligible HIV positive patients and sign them up for treatment. Patient recruiters often troll homeless shelters, soup kitchens and the streets looking for prospective patients. Once recruited, the patients were given expensive drugs typically used for cancer patients. It didn’t appear to matter whether…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Cancer and Bankruptcy

    … Cancer and Bankruptcy Posted on Jun 17, 2016 By Amy Tanner June 17, 2016 by Amy Tanner Cancer and Bankruptcy? Unfortunately, these two issues, one medical and one legal, many times go hand in hand. A recent report by Reuters Health citing a study conducted by Dr. Matthew Banegas at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland…

    Amy Tanner/ Bond and Botes- 26 readers -
  • One Hundred Million Unsafe Prescription Drugs – Whistleblower Post

    … poor quality control. These numbers should scare you. Defective and unsafe products are sold every day in the U.S. With many products we can often see or check those products and quickly detect when something is awry. If your car’s brakes are squealing, you can take the car to a shop for inspection. But if your doctor prescribes chemo for cancer…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • The E-cigarette Movement – A Safe Alternative?

    … sweet flavor. • In December, a Veteran Affairs lab investigation finds two e-cigarette products damaged cells in ways that could lead to cancer, even when nicotine-free. Creating an extract from e-cig vapor, the researchers exposed cells in petri dishes. The exposed cells showed breaks in DNA strands, which can lead to cancer, and a greater tendency…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 16 readers -
  • Whistleblower Gives Money to Charity

    … for treatment of cancer patients. We don’t have full translations of all the documents into English but from what we can piece together, Chaturvedi had difficulties in getting the government to take the money! Given his story, that was the least of his problems. From what we can piece together, Chaturvedi was employed by the Indian Forest Service…

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
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