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Lisa-Maree O’Hara – Her Cancer Story

This girl is beautiful –inside and out — but she has a serious illness. Lisa-Maree is fighting Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma –an extremely rare and aggressive form of cancer – and it may take her life. At 24, can you imagine dealing with news like this? What about the impact it would have on your family, your friends, and your partner? Lisa’s courage and her amazing determination to empower others to live life to the fullest will inspire you. Forget your Facebook updates, your party plans, whether or not you can afford that new car or outfit…Take 15 minutes out of your day to watch Lisa’s story, and think about how you can make a difference. Then go to www.epsi.com.au and click on the PayPal link at the bottom to make a donation towards the cost of cancer treatment that might not just save Lisa’s life — but the lives of cancer patients in the decades to come. Then pay it forward — ‘Like’, share and repost this link with your friends and networks. — ADENOID CYSTIC CARCINOMA (ACC) Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC) is a rare form of cancer that accounts for 1 in every 500 new cases per year. ACC generally affects women (62%) more than men (38%) with the median age of those affected being 58 years, which is 10 years younger than that of the average cancer patient. The cause of ACC is not known. ACC is not associated with smoking or alcohol consumption as are some cancers of the lung and the oral cavity. The reasonable explanation is that ACC, like most cancers, is the result

Stitches: After Basal Cell Carcinoma Removal

I thought this might be interesting to someone. Recorded by the Nurse.

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

▶▶▶ Watch More Videos at www.ftpinc.org◀◀◀ Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC, also called malignant hepatoma) is the most common type of liver cancer. Most cases of HCC are secondary to either a viral hepatitide infection (hepatitis B or C) or cirrhosis (alcoholism being the most common cause of hepatic cirrhosis).

Treating BCC and SCC (Skin Cancer #6)

Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the two types of non-melanoma skin cancers. Luckily, there are many options for treating them.Watch More Health Videos at Health Guru: www.healthguru.com

Understanding Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Skin Cancer #5)

Every year, 250000 Americans are diagnosed with a form of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. What exactly is SCC? Watch More Health Videos at Health Guru: www.healthguru.com