What is colon cancer?

The colon is another term for the large intestine, it is the lowest part of the digestive system. Inside the colon, water and salt from solid wastes are extracted before the waste moves through the rectum and exits the body through the anus. Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth. Colon cancer forms when this uncontrolled cell growth happens in the cells of the large intestine. Most colon cancers originate from small, noncancerous (benign) tumors called adenomatous polyps that form on the inner walls of the large intestine.

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Stage 3 lung Cancer Classification

Written by Jennifer Huizen,

Lung cancers are ranked on a scale of 1 through 4, according to the extent of the cancer’s growth and spread. Generally speaking, the lower the number the better the outlook, but averages don’t represent individual cases. Many different factors work together to influence diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Some with higher numbered cancers will outlive those with lower numbered cancers. Some characteristics of stage 3 lung cancers include:

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Foreign doctors may lose U.S. jobs after visa program suspension

By: Alicia Gallegos Internal Medicine News

While much of the drama surrounding the Trump administration’s immigration policy has centered on the socalled travel ban, changes to a specialized visa program may have a bigger impact on foreign doctors in the United States and the employers who hope to hire them. Starting April 3, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is temporarily suspending its expedited processing of H-1B visas, a primary route used by highly skilled foreign physicians and students to practice and train in the United States. processing”
system, foreign medical graduates – usually sponsored by a U.S. institution – pay an extra $1,200 when submitting an H-1B petition to ensure a response from USCIS within 15 days. Standard processing of H-1B applications takes 6-10 months. USCIS is terminating the expedited reviews for up to 6 months to address long-standing H-1B petitions and to reduce backlogs, according to a March announcement by the agency.

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What are migraine headaches?

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The exact cause of migraine headaches is unknown; it is thought to be due to abnormal brain activity causing a temporary alteration in the nerve signals, chemicals and blood flow in the brain. Migraine headaches can be very debilitating affecting 1 in 4 households in America.

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What is the prostate?

Written by Christian Nordqvist medicalnewstoday.com

The prostate is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system, and exists directly under the bladder, in front of the rectum. An exocrine gland is one whose secretions end up outside the body e.g. prostate gland and sweat glands. It is approximately the size of a walnut. The urethra – a tube that goes from the bladder to the end of the penis and carries urine and semen out of the body – goes through the prostate.

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