Mesothelioma vs. Asbestosis

Difference between Mesothelioma and Asbestosis Mesothelioma and Asbestosis are diseases which effect lungs and are characterized by breathing problems.  Asbestosis is a chronic lung disease which increases the risk of developing lung cancer while Mesothelioma is a cancer. Asbestosis is caused to the people who are exposed to asbestos dust. This is an occupational hazard and […]

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Chemo vs. Radiation

The difference between chemo and radiation People suffering from cancer receive one of two types of treatment – chemo or radiation. Depending on the specific type of cancer they have been diagnosed with, it is possible that they will receive both kinds of treatment. Chemo, which is the shortened form of chemotherapy, is the treatment […]

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Chemotherapy vs. Radiotherapy

The difference between chemotherapy and radiotherapy Both chemotherapy and radiotherapy are two commonly used treatments for cancer. They are better known as chemo and radiation. They do cure cancer in some cases or reduce the tumors so that patients can live longer, there are differences between them in the method of administration, how they affect […]

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Brain Cancer vs. Brain Tumor

How a brain tumor is different than brain cancer A brain tumor is a growth of new cells on any part of the brain. They can be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign). If the tumor breaks through the covering on the brain and starts to spread, then it is considered to be malignant. The problem […]

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Bone Cancer vs. Leukemia

What is the difference between bone cancer and leukemia? There are many different forms of bone cancer, such as osteo sarcoma, chondro sarcoma and fibro sarcoma. These cancers refer to malignant tumors that develop in and on the bones. If the cancer arises directly from the bone, it is said to be a primary malignancy. […]

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