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  • Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer

    February 14, 2020
    Lung cancer leads the chart as a leading cause of cancer deaths across the world. The disease often develops in people who smoke. Most patients with the disease do not experience any symptoms until later when it has spread to other body parts. Some early symptoms for lung cancer may come from other health conditions like smoking and other factors....read more
  • Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer occurs when DNA in the breast cells change and disable the functions controlling cell division and growth. The mutated cells form tumors in the breast. The exact causal factors for breast cancer are not known, but certain risk factors are associated with the disease. They include heavy consumption of alcohol, obesity, inherited BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, and...read more
  • Doctors Discover Novel Drugs for Advanced Breast Cancer

    January 24, 2020
    About 20% of all breast cancers have an excessive protein known as HER2. An overactive gene in the cells promotes the growth of cancer, making it progress very fast. Doctors have recently discovered two drugs that have shown excellent results in treating women with advanced breast cancer. The discovery was made in an experimental study on patients whose disease had...read more
  • High Fat Diet May Elevate Colon Cancer Risks

    January 14, 2020
    Colorectal cancer is widespread in people across the world. The colon is an organ that plays a significant role in the body's digestive system. It helps to process and supply nutrients to the body. Colorectal cancer symptoms may go unnoticed in early stages; that is why it is recommended for people to start screening at the age of 50...read more
  • Why the Risk of Colorectal Cancer is High among Millennials

    December 25, 2019
    A study has observed that many young people born in the 1990s are developing colorectal cancer at alarming rates. Furthermore, millennials are likely to develop the disease twice as much compared to the young adults born in the 1950s. As for older generations, it was found that colorectal cancer incidents have dropped tremendously.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention...read more
  • Making Patients Understand Comprehensive Cancer Care in Simple Terms

    December 15, 2019
    According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, many cancer survivors have difficulty understanding terminologies related to their disease. Most patients are left hanging when clinicians use esoteric language while treating them. Since their main concern is their health, they need to have a mutual patient-physician relationship by understanding and participating in their treatment process. Speaking the same language will...read more
  • 7 Ways to Cope with Chemotherapy

    November 25, 2019
    Chemotherapy comes with side effects, mostly bad. But there are ways you can reduce this side effects with these helpful tips. Listen to your body Your body before and after chemotherapy is different. You may experience the following symptoms after chemotherapy: Nausea and vomiting Fatigue Hair loss Skin changes, such as dryness or swelling Loss of appetite Weakened immune system The best treatment can be prescribed if you...read more
  • Technology and Cancer Treatment

    November 20, 2019
    New cases of cancer are estimated to be about over 1 million with close to 48,000 diagnoses every day. This is an alarming number, although the study is generally focused on all types of cancer instead of one. Cancer treatment has evolved throughout the years with a lot of investment in research and technology. The medical field is determined to...read more
  • Why Colorectal Cancer Cases Are High In Young Adults

    October 26, 2019
    New data from the National Cancer Institute shows that colorectal cancer cases are getting more prevalent in young adults today. Experts think it’s due to the modern sugary diet, sedentary lifestyles or gut microbiome changes. But these are just speculations. The causes of this rise are not clear yet. Digestive issues, feeling bloated, low energy levels, rectal bleeding, feeling nauseous...read more
  • How Sugar Controls the Cancer-Causing NRF2 Protein

    October 16, 2019
    A study has identified the fact that sugar can regulate cancer-causing protein and help in developing a new treatment strategy. Gene mutations can cause many cancers. Among the mutated genes in cancer is the NRF2, which leads to lung, bladder, esophageal, head and neck and liver cancers. NRF2 helps to protect cells from reactive oxygen species, which are dangerous...read more

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