Cancer

Six Foods That Increase Or Decrease Your Risk Of Cancer

Six Foods That Increase Or Decrease Your Risk Of Cancer

If you believe cancer is a disease that strikes from nowhere with little in your control to prevent it, you’d be mistaken on both counts. Most cases of cancer are considered preventable by positive nutrition and lifestyle choices. Six new nutrition cancer prevention guidelines published today in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reinforce some sound advice, but also include a surpri... »

Vaccines Against HPV Really Do Reduce Cervical Cancer Rates

Vaccines Against HPV Really Do Reduce Cervical Cancer Rates

The final piece of missing evidence has emerged to prove vaccines against the human papillomavirus (HPV) reduces cervical cancer rates. Until now, numerous lines of research have provided positive indications, but the last essential test was always going to take time. A report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has revealed that girls who received the Gardasil vaccination in 2008 are more... »

3D Printing Gave This Cancer Survivor A New Jaw

3D Printing Gave This Cancer Survivor A New Jaw

Thanks to digital scanning and high-resolution 3D printing, a cancer survivor has been given a new jaw. Shirley Anderson, a former mechanic who served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, was diagnosed with tongue cancer in 1998, after he discovered a lump in his mouth. The cancer was treated with years of surgery and radiation therapies, including a radium implant in his jaw that destroyed a signi... »

These tiny implants can attract and capture cancer cells. Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering , CC BY-NC-ND

Catching Metastatic Cancer Cells Before They Grow Into Tumors: A New Implant Shows Promise

“Cure” is a word that’s dominated the rhetoric in the war on cancer for decades. But it’s a word that medical professionals tend to avoid. While the American Cancer Society reports that cancer treatment has improved markedly over the decades and the five-year survival rate is impressively high for many cancers, oncologists still refrain from declaring their cancer-free patients cured. Why? Patient... »

Tips to stay away from Breast Cancer

Tips to stay away from Breast Cancer

Tips to stay away from Breast Cancer~ 1) Breast self-examination Women should begin self-examination at the early age of 20s. Self-examination helps you to identify breast cancer early. Women should do self-examination at least one time a month the week after their period finishes. The women who are no longer menstruating should examine at the starting of every month. If you feel nodes or discomfo... »

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Brest cancer is one of the most common malignancies in women. In the early stages, curative treatment may include surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. Breast cancer develops in the cells of the acini, lactiferous ducts, and lobules of the breast. Tumor growth and spread depends on the exact cellular site of origin of the cancer. These factors affect the response to surgery, chemotherapy, and r... »

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