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Articles about cancer

Health
by Amerowolf
6 years ago
Breast Cancer - Are You At Risk?

Worldwide, out of all the cancers, breast cancer accounts for 23% of all cancers found in women. 14% of all cancer related deaths in women are caused by breast cancer. However, do not think you are safe from it as a man. Though very rare, breast cancer can occur in men and even mammals other than humans.

Lifestyle
by anointedtoday
7 years ago
Did Canadian Researchers Find Cancer Cure?

Possibly an alternative cure for cancer has been found. There may be better ways to treat cancer other than chemotherapy and radiation. An answer may have been found through Canadian cancer research.

Health
by Carola Finch
3 years ago
Common Cancer Myths Debunked

A look at some common myths about cancer prevention and treatment

Health
by curiosity44
4 years ago
4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer for women in the United States. It occurs when cancer cells of the breast grow uncontrollably and develop into tumors. This is often the result of abnormal gene mutations which controls cell growth. In women that have symptoms of...

Health
by AnaJackson
9 years ago
6 Tips on How to Help a Mesothelioma Cancer Patient

According to health experts, the only known cause for a mesothelioma-cancer diagnosis is exposure to asbestos. Unfortunately, individuals exposed to asbestos normally do not display any symptoms until decades after the event. For this reason, doctors often diagnose mesothelioma cancer when it's already...

Health
by nextyear
8 years ago
Cancer Of Peritoneum - Important Information Behind Peritoneal Cancer

Cancer of the peritoneum - what is it? Who are at risk? How is it diagnosed? How can it be treated? These are the questions that will be answered in this article. Peritoneum is a thin, delicate sheet that lines the inside wall of the abdomen, covers the uterus and extends over the bladder and rectum. It is made up of epithelial cells and helps the organs inside the abdomen to move smoothly by producing a lubricating fluid. It is in the peritoneum where peritoneal cancer develops and this type of cancer looks and behaves like ovarian cancer.

Health
by sound_foundation
8 years ago
Breast Cancer Vaccine - A Countdown to Hope

Scientific efforts to develop a breast cancer vaccine has received more press coverage since a group of Cleveland Clinic researchers developed a breast cancer vaccine for mice in 2010. The results were astonishing. Not only was the shot effective in keeping the mice 100% tumor free, but it also kept existing tumors from growing any larger. News like this leads women everywhere to hope for the day when breast cancer has been fully eradicated and the constant worrying about genetic predisposition, mammograms, and constant self-examinations may be a thing of the past.

Health
by Yindee
4 years ago
Don't get Booby Trapped into the Clutches of Cancer

Many of my friends who became vitctims of cancer were unaware of their options. How many choices did they have? It's not cool to have cancer. How to handle it is up to you, not the doctor.

Health
by nextyear
8 years ago
Cancer Of Peritoneum - How Is It Diagnosed And What Are Its Cures

Only a few people are aware of the existence of the peritoneum. Now is the time for you to be acquainted with the ever helpful yet unpopular peritoneum. It is a large thin membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports the internal organs such as stomach, liver, pancreas, large intestines, small intestines, etc. It is composed of folds that pass around and between the various organs. The peritoneum secretes serum that acts as a lubricant thus preventing friction between closely packed organs and helping the organs to move smoothly. This membrane also holds the abdominal organs in their proper position and serves as a barrier against infection.

Health
by salus
9 years ago
Prostate Cancer Treatment Options - Herbal Alternatives

The number of men who use herbal therapies to treat prostate cancer is between 10 to 22 percent according to a number of studies. Perhaps herbal alternatives are popular with men because it has been observed that the Chinese, who use lots of herbs, have low incidences of cancer....

Health
by Deborah-Diane
9 years ago
How to Prevent Common Causes of Cancer

The causes of cancer are all around us ... in the sun, our food, perhaps even our water! Although we cannot completely eliminate our risk, there are steps we can take to reduce it..

Health
by tekaha
6 years ago
All About Essiac Tea

The article discusses essiac tea, an herbal drink rumored to cure cancer.

Health
by Lisa Williams
5 years ago
Colon Cancer Warning Signs, the Causes and the Survival Rate

Colon cancer, otherwise known as colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer, accounting for 9% of cancer deaths in 2012 in the United States alone. [1] In 2010, this was also found to be the most deadly form of cancer, claiming the lives of over...

Health
by FrisArvz
10 years ago
Current Cancer Treatments

Cancer can be one of the most devastating diagnoses that a doctor can tell a patient. It is one of those conditions that can literally change someone's life, and it has plagued humankind for ages. Only recently have any viable means of combating cancer emerged thanks to...

Health
by curiosity44
4 years ago
4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most deadliest cancers among American women. It is caused by an abnormal growth of cells in the cervix which is part of the reproductive system. This connects the uterus and vagina. Generally, cells grow gradually over time, and sometimes develop into cancer. Unlike...

Health
by Darren Leon
4 years ago
How Can You Lower Your Risk of Cancer?

While cancer is frequently seen as a condition that arises without warning, recent research findings reveal that it is a result of long-term environmental and lifestyle factors. Doctors and specialists of disease prevention have studied multiple behaviors that can influence the prevalence rate of cancer. The following lifestyle choices can help reduce the risk of this life-threatening condition.

Health
by godfather25
9 years ago
Malignant pleural mesothelioma life expectancy: pleural mesothelioma cancer

Malignant pleural mesothelioma life expectancy can largely depend on how advanced the malignant cancer is. Malignant pleural mesothelioma cancer is the most common form of this very rare cancer. Only 2,000 to 3,000 people each year are diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer. Malignant pleural mesothelioma cancer is a lung cancer,...

Health
by JHKersey
9 years ago
How to Know if You Are At Risk for Colon Cancer

cancer is the formation of malignant cells in the colon. Cancer statistics show that it can affect men and women of all ages and backgrounds but some individuals are at a greater risk for the disease. Every four minutes a person in the U.S. is...

Health
by HawkEye79
4 years ago
Ways to Detect Cancer Early

Helpful tips to detect cancer in the early stages. Signs and symptoms explained into order for readers to be aware of, as well as, determine if you need to seek medical attention.

Health
by LLWoodard
7 years ago
Skin Cancer: Prevention and Detection

Skin cancer, the leading type of cancer in the United States, is also the most preventable form of cancer. Prevention and early detection are key to wiping out deaths from this disease.

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