Beating bowel cancer: early detection is key

September 1st, 2014

My wife visited our GP three times over two years with symptoms including abdominal pain and extreme tiredness. Pam was diagnosed first with irritable bowel syndrome, then diverticulitis and finally depression. Eventually, when she was in severe pain and …
this is so true

Do High Voltage Power Lines Cause Cancer?

September 1st, 2014

Many people think power lines, especially the high voltage ones, cause cancer. After years of study, the evidence doesn't support any link. But that doesn't stop internet companies from selling you useless EMF shielding devices to wear on your body or place around your home.
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Fight Cervical Cancer Through Prevention and Early Detection

September 1st, 2014

Remember the famous saying, \”An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure\”? This age old saying holds absolutely true for cervical cancer, a leading cause of cancer deaths in women.
so interesting

87 The pill and cancer risk, sensitising tumours, and physicists fighting cancer

September 1st, 2014

How the pill affects cancer risk, making tumours more sensitive to treatment, and fighting cancer with physics.
can believe what i am reading, so unfair

Breast Cancer Still Touches One-In-Eight

September 1st, 2014

As a breast cancer survivor of nearly twenty years now, it is quite amazing to me that the ratio of those who get breast cancer is still one-in-eight! I find it amazing from two different aspects.
if people only knew

Cancer patients often face relationship problems, say health care professionals

August 27th, 2014

A series of interviews with professionals working in cancer care conducted by the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant have revealed that relationship problems are worryingly common amongst cancer patients. Psychiatrist Leo van Weezel of the Antoni van …
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Pfizer to test Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck immunotherapy

August 27th, 2014

Pfizer Inc said Tuesday it will test its Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck & Co's experimental immunotherapy pembrolizumab, in hopes the combination will improve the outcomes for patients taking the approved Pfizer therapy. Xalkori, which has annual sales of $400 million and is also known by its chemical name, crizotinib, was approved in 2011 for lung cancer patients who have a specific …
if people only knew

Fight Cervical Cancer Through Prevention and Early Detection

August 27th, 2014

Remember the famous saying, \”An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure\”? This age old saying holds absolutely true for cervical cancer, a leading cause of cancer deaths in women.
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87 The pill and cancer risk, sensitising tumours, and physicists fighting cancer

August 27th, 2014

How the pill affects cancer risk, making tumours more sensitive to treatment, and fighting cancer with physics.
Rome wasnt built in a day!

Breast Cancer Still Touches One-In-Eight

August 27th, 2014

As a breast cancer survivor of nearly twenty years now, it is quite amazing to me that the ratio of those who get breast cancer is still one-in-eight! I find it amazing from two different aspects.
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