Smokeless Tobacco Side Effects: Is It Safe and Not Addictive?

March 1, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Smokeless Tobacco Side Effects. Healthwise, is smokeless tobacco safer than smoked tobacco? Is tobacco less dangerous to your body if you don’t smoke it and, instead, take it in through other ways? Is Ashton Kutcher — who was spotted by the paparazzi buying snuff — less likely to develop cancer if he uses snuff rather than cigarettes? Apparently, smokeless tobacco is not safe at all. It can still give you cancer (oral, esophageal, and pancreatic). […]

Aromasin Side Effects, Adverse Risks, and Health Benefits

February 24, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Aromasin Side Effects: Bone Loss and Fractures. The breast-cancer drug Aromasin, used in trials to prevent the cancer from developing in postmenopausal women, worsened bone loss in these women and raised their risk for fractures, a new study finds. The study was published in the Feb. 6 online edition of The Lancet Oncology. Pfizer Inc, the world’s biggest drug maker, manufactures the drug. On the other hand, the drug, also known by its chemical name […]

Gleevec Side Effects and Health Precautions

February 23, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Gleevec Side Effects. Gleevec, the drug commonly used to treat tumors of the stomach and digestive system, has been approved by United States regulators for expanded use in patients with a rare gastrointestinal cancer — and trials used to gain approval showed that the drug significantly prolonged the lives of patients. On Jan. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted regular approval to Gleevec (imatinib) for use in adult patients following surgical removal of […]

Herceptin Weight Gain or Weight Loss?

February 18, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Herceptin Side Effects. Does the anti-breast cancer drug Herceptin cause weight loss or weight gain? Apparently, it can do either. However, Herceptin weight loss is much more common than Herceptin weight gain. In fact, weight loss is listed as one of the most common side effects of Herceptin usage. In contrast, Heceptin weight gain is not included in such a list. From herceptin.org: The most common adverse reactions associated with Herceptin in metastatic gastric cancer […]

Yervoy (Ipilimumab) & Zelboraf (Vemurafenib) Effectiveness & Survival Rates

December 23, 2019 Hill Fox 0

New skin cancer drug vemurafenib fights melanoma well, improves patient outcomes — study : Skin cancers are common and one kind is deadly. In the world, they’re among most common forms of cancers, accounting for one in three cancers diagnosed. In the United States, they’re the most common cancers. According to the World Health Organization, over two million cases of skin cancer occur worldwide each year — including some 132,000 cases of malignant melanoma, the […]