- Male breast cancer: What you need to know
- While women are 100 times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than men, men can develop breast cancer too.
In fact, the American Cancer Society reports that more than 2,400 new cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. However, there's still a lot to be learned about this disease. Here's what we already know...
Only one in 1,000 men will develop breast cancer
The ... ››› more
- [21 September 2017]
- Five silent signs of cervical cancer that you shouldn't ignore
- Cervical cancer, which occurs in the cells of your cervix, is the one of the most common cancers in women. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by a human papilloma virus (HPV) and women of all ages are at risk of developing this cancer.
If you're experiencing potential signs and symptoms of cervical cancer, it's likely that your cancer is fairly advanced. At this stage, a cure is s... ››› more
- [19 September 2017]
- Nine must-know prostate cancer signs and symptoms
- According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men and the second-leading cause of cancer death.
The tricky thing about this type of cancer is that in most cases, it's silent for years with no early signs and symptoms, says Dr Osei-Tutu Owusu, a haematologist and oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Akron General's McDowell Cancer Institu... ››› more
- [18 September 2017]
- There are breast cancer benefits tied to high cholesterol
- Breakthrough! A 14 year-long study that looked at over 1,000,000 people has found that there are breast cancer benefits associated with high cholesterol. The study found that women with high cholesterol had significantly lower rates of the disease and improved mortality.
The link between high cholesterol and breast cancer is a topic that's been fascinating researchers for years. Dr Rahul Potlur... ››› more
- [12 September 2017]
- Chillies fight prostate cancer, boost circulation and more!
- Chillies aren't only great for giving just about any dish a “kick” - they also boast many incredible health-enhancing benefits, such as prostate cancer defence and improved blood circulation.
Don't worry, you don't need to start chomping on raw chillies to make the most of these amazing properties. Chilli powder and condiments can also work this magic in varying degrees! Read on to learn mo... ››› more
- [07 September 2017]
- New ultrasound device may help detect breast cancer sooner
- A brand new research project at the University of Southern California (USC) Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively recruiting women with dense breast tissue to examine the effectiveness of a SoftVue, a novel ultrasound device.
SoftVue is the very first 3-D, whole-breast system that might better assist doctors in distinguishing normal breast tissue from cancers, as well as detect breast cancer... ››› more
- [05 September 2017]
- Anti-inflammatory therapy curbs lung cancer risk, new study finds
- A body of research has proved that patients who receive anti-inflammatory therapy have a lower risk of lung cancer and lung cancer mortality. Now, a new study presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting has found that a commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory drug has the same effect…
“As an inflammatory biologist and cardiologist, my primary interest is in heart disease, but my c... ››› more
- [04 September 2017]
- Three different types of throat cancer and their symptoms
- Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that becomes more common with age and is more common in man than in woman. There are three areas of your throat that throat cancer can affect: Your larynx, the area of your throat used for speaking; your nasopharynx, the area of your throat just behind your nose; or your oropharynx, the middle part of your throat.
Throat cancer symptoms vary depen... ››› more
- [01 September 2017]
- Fish oil supplements can help lower your risk of breast cancer
- Millions of people around the world already take a fish oil supplement to keep their hearts healthy and treat ailments such as depression and arthritis. Now, a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests that fish oil supplements may also help women lower their risk of breast cancer.
In the past, a number of studies similar to this one have found an ... ››› more
- [28 August 2017]
- Bigger men have a greater risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
- Past studies have suggested a potential link between a man's height or weight and prostate cancer. Now, a new study by researchers at University of Oxford in England has found that a man's height and weight can influence his risk of being diagnosed with either slow-growing or aggressive prostate cancer.
The study concluded that larger the man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggr... ››› more
- [28 August 2017]
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