Volume 2 Issue 6
Cancer and Lifestyle: Keeping Norms and Letting Go Ramifications
This article innovatively discusses lifestyle related problems in contributing to cancer as a major health problem in modern times. Stressful life affairs, unhealthy food regimens, greatly inadequate physical work, caesarean, family development challenges, and exposure to a variety of environmental pollutants are among key factors causing oncogenesis. New lifestyle related interventions, and not futile nonpragmatic overly complex tools, are required to minimize cancer risk.
A Long Survival of a Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patient under Low-dose Cytosine Arabinoside and Valproic Acid
The prognosis of elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia is poor, especially when they have associated diseases that affect their performance status. Azacitidine, decitabine, and low-dose cytosine arabinoside are drugs of choice for the treatment of unfit patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Their combination with other adjuvant drugs worth to be studied, in order to increase the therapeutic effectiveness. We present a female patient who was treated with low-dose cytosine arabinoside and valproic acid. She is alive at 30 months since the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia.