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  • Lung Cancer Symptoms to Watch Out For

    October 16, 2019
    Lung cancer mostly occurs in people aged 65 years and above. Many of those diagnosed with the disease do not live long. Early diagnosis for lung cancer improves the chances of treatment. Several studies have proven a 20% reduction in mortality when the disease is detected early. Here are some of the lung cancer warning signs to watch out for: Persistent...read more
  • Better Treatment Options for Breast Cancer

    September 24, 2019
    Breast cancer claims the lives of many people in developed countries. Women are the most affected with this disease. Often, most people realize they have breast cancer when it’s too late, and the condition is no longer curable.  This article highlights some symptoms of breast cancer and the treatment options.  Here are the symptoms of breast cancer  Nipple retraction Irritating rashes on your...read more
  • Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

    September 13, 2019
    The latest study on lung cancer could mean a significant breakthrough for those diagnosed with the disease. According to HealthDay News, the number of deaths from lung cancer could be reduced significantly if the new form of lung cancer screening is confirmed.  Early Diagnosis Now Possible The screening method involves the use of Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT). Unlike the use...read more
  • The Rising Rate of Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults

    August 23, 2019
    In 2003, there was a notable rise of colorectal cancer among adults under 50 years of age. The increase of younger adults with colorectal cancer has recently received much attention. Studies have indicated that this is due to a change in lifestyle. Studies in high-income nations suggest that the cases are rising faster than in low-income countries. Here are...read more
  • How to Reduce the Risk of a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

    August 14, 2019
    Lung cancer is the prime cause of cancer deaths in the world and the most common cancer disease. The uncontrollable growth of cells in the lungs cause lung cancer. It is detected through chest x-rays or CT scan will show abnormalities such as spots and water collection points within your lungs to indicate cancer. After the location of the...read more
  • The Correlation between Breast Cancer Mortality and Low-Fat Diet

    July 25, 2019
    Breast cancer affects both men and women. Early diagnosis for breast cancer offers opportunities for treatment and the odds for a cure. A recent study observed that a low-fat diet could significantly reduce the mortality rates and the incidence of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Previous studies of the correlation between dietary fat intake and breast cancer produced inconsistent...read more
  • Vitamin D May Help To Prevent Progression of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

    July 13, 2019
    The exact causes of colorectal cancer are not known. Research shows that certain risk factors such as obesity, family history, diet, smoking and alcohol consumption can cause colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer can appear without symptoms, but screening can help detect the disease early. Screening recommendations for people with low-risk colorectal cancer is from age 50, but those at high risk,...read more
  • More Women Can Safely Forgo Chemotherapy

    June 24, 2019
    According to data from a study conducted in 2018, most women with breast cancer in its early stage don’t always need chemotherapy. This means most women can now avoid the toxicity associated with chemotherapy as well as the time and monetary burden of this treatment option. About the study’s data Researchers in this study evaluated the results of over 10,000 women...read more
  • The Connection between a Sedentary Lifestyle and Higher Cancer Risks

    June 13, 2019
    Many people spend most of their time sitting than it has ever been in history. The health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle have started coming to the forefront in the recent times, thanks to the many studies and profound research on the subject. Can sitting for longer periods increase your cancer risk? In short, it possibly can. According to research,...read more
  • Prognosis for Stage 4 Colon Cancer

    May 28, 2019
    Receiving a diagnosis for stage IV colon cancer can be devastating but it doesn’t have to be the end of the road. Colon cancer at this stage may not be curable since it will have spread to several other parts of the body but life still goes on for patients. Treatment will include chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, targeted therapy or a...read more

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