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What Are the Types of Cancer

What are the most common types of cancer? Some cancers grow and spread quickly, while others grow slowly and respond to treatment differently.

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What Are the Types of Cancer

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15 Most Common Questions About Kidney Transplants
30 January 2023 15 Most Common Questions About Kidney Transplants

Do you have any inquiries about Kidney Transplants? Read the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Kidney Transplant Surgery.


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Why You Need to See An Oncologist
26 January 2023 Why You Need to See An Oncologist

Reasons to consult an oncologist include confirmation of a cancer diagnosis, additional tests, a second medical opinion, or comprehensive cancer treatment.


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What Are the Types of Cancer
25 January 2023 What Are the Types of Cancer

What are the most common types of cancer? Some cancers grow and spread quickly, while others grow slowly and respond to treatment differently.


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Cancer: Symptoms, Cause, Treatment, and Prevention
24 January 2023 Cancer: Symptoms, Cause, Treatment, and Prevention

Every year, 39,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed in Kenya. Learn about cancer symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.


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Diabetes
23 May 2022 Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of the pancreas producing an insufficient amount of insulin for the body or when the body does not use the insulin produced by the pancreas effectively. Insulin is the hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar in the body. The lack of insulin in the body or the underutilization of insulin by the body, brings about diabetes. The main types


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Chest Infections
23 May 2022 Chest Infections

A chest infection is a bacterial or viral caused infection that affects the airways (bronchi) or the lungs. Some of the most common chest infections include pneumonia and bronchitis. Bronchitis is mostly caused by a viral infection while pneumonia is a bacterial infection that agitates the air sacs of one or both lungs. These chest infections can be infectious through coughing and sneezing.


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Heart Conditions
23 May 2022 Heart Conditions

Heart conditions can also be referred to as cardiovascular diseases. Most heart conditions can be prevented by living a healthy life. The heart is made up of arteries, veins, four valves and four chambers.


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Joint Disorders
21 May 2022 Joint Disorders

Joint disorders may be due to injuries or diseases that damage the space between a muscle and a bone. Treatment of joint problems depends on the cause. If you have a sports injury, the recommended treatment often includes; enough rest and placing ice on the injured part to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, rehabilitation or surgery.


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Digestive Disorders
21 May 2022 Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders are diseases of the digestive tract. The digestive tract is made up of the oesophagus, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, stomach, small intestines, and large intestines. Different factors contribute to the cause of these digestive infections. Common causes include bacteria, viruses and inflammation. Digestive disorders can range from mild to severe.


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Kidney Cancer
21 May 2022 Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow and divide rapidly in the kidneys to form a tumour. The kidneys are bean-shaped organs located in the lower abdomen on each side of your spine. These fist-sized organs are responsible for filtering and cleaning blood, taking out waste products and making urine.


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