"Prevention is better than cure." That's the best and most succinct way to describe how one should treat with the threat of cancer. Cancer is currently one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In 2008, it accounted for "... 7.6 million deaths or around 13% of all deaths worl
It may seem like second nature to you to apply sunscreen before going out in the sun, as the media has been bombarding Americans with reports of the dangers of the sun for some time now, but using it is not a good way to limit your sun exposure.
After years of research, a number of effective and advanced cancer treatments have been developed. Depending on the type, stage of the cancer, affected part of the body, age of the patient and other medical ...
Finding out that you are diagnosed with cancer is without question one of the most difficult things to deal with in your life. Cancer is a disease that can spread quite quickly and can also be deadly depending on the form and degree of severity. The following article details some of the main cancer
A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that extreme obesity may adversely impact colon cancer prognosis. Specifically, researchers determined that extremely obese individuals experienced higher colon cancer recurrence and mortality rates.
Asbestos is an irreplaceable component for the manufacturing of many products like brake linings, clutch facings and for fireproofing and textile insulations of public buildings like hotels and theaters. However, is asbestos making you sick?
Purpose of This SummaryThis PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of childhood and adult Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for ca
Cancer - the very word brings in an expression of fear on our faces because we all know that this is the only disease that can cause death within a short period of time - one may not even get the time for proper treatment. Research on cancer has yielded many positive results and chemotherapy treatme
Leukemia and other diseases of the blood and bone marrow may affect red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.Normally, the bone marrow makes blood stem cells (immature cells) that become mature blood cells over time. A blood stem cell may become a myeloid stem cell or a lymphoid stem cell.
If your face turns red when you drink, you may be experiencing Asian flush. Researchers are now saying that people with Asian flush are at risk for more than embarrassment. Studies show that people with this condition may be at higher risk for throat cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the U.S.--more than 1 million people are diagnosed each year. Detecting skin cancer in its early stages is the best way to prevent it from spreading. Watch out for symptoms to see whether you are at