Are you newly diagnosed with localised prostate cancer?
A brand new study published in the Journal of Urology has found that prostate cancer patients who are stressed and anxious are likely to opt for unnecessary treatments, such as radiation therapy and surgery.
Keep reading to learn more about this American study that linked stress and anxiety to more aggressive prostate cancer treatment, ... ››› more
The new year has only just begun and you're already giving up on your number one resolution - to lose weight. Some blame it on the temptation of their favourite comfort foods, while others say it's because they simply can't find time every day to exercise.
Whatever your excuse is, I'll say one thing: You should seriously reconsider taking your goal to lose weight seriously. Not only for your ph... ››› more
There's nothing you can do about being born into a family riddled with breast cancer. But there is lots you can do to prevent yourself from developing the horrible disease - and it all starts with breast cancer awareness.
Breast cancer awareness has nothing to do with early detection, chemotherapy, radiation or disfiguring surgery. Instead, it's all about prevention. One study proved that ident... ››› more
You've never picked up a cigarette in all your years. So it's impossible that you may have lung cancer, right? Wrong. Lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of both men women in America, doesn't only develop in people who smoke.
In fact, 20% of people who die from lung cancer have never smoked at all. So why might someone who's never smoked get lung cancer? According to Dr Robert McKenna, a tho... ››› more
Could the measles vaccine kill cancer cells? According to a new trial that took place in the US, yes.
The trial, which involved injecting two cancer sufferers with a heavy dose of the measles vaccine - approximately 10,000 times stronger than that used for a normal vaccination, has stunned both scientists and doctors all around the world!
Keep reading to find out more about how the measles v... ››› more
According to The Cancer Association of South Africa, men in South Africa have a one in eight risk of getting cancer in their lifetime. On top of the list of cancers that affect men is prostate cancer, which occurs when cancer begins to grow in a gland in the male reproductive system known as the prostate.
While doctors aren't completely sure what causes prostate cancer, medical experts and res... ››› more
Most of us know women who have fought breast cancer - mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, daughters, friends, neighbours... Perhaps you're even fighting the disease yourself.
It goes without saying that breast cancer is an epidemic. One in every eight woman will develop the disease, and close to 40,000 women die from it each year. According to science, common chemicals like Bisphenol-A, phth... ››› more
You know how sometimes you just have “a gut feeling” about something? For example, you may have a gut feeling that someone is lying to you, and then later, it turns out that you were right...
Well, according to Dr Amit Singal, a gastroenterologist from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in Dallas in America, your gut feeling about the health of your colon is usually on poin... ››› more
If you think that drinking a glass or two of wine with dinner every night will only take a toll on your liver, think again...
According to data reported to the World Cancer Congress in Paris, drinking alcohol has caused more than 700,000 new cancer cases and approximately 366,000 cancer deaths in 2012, mainly in wealthy countries.
At first, the alcohol consumption and cancer risk association... ››› more
Breakthrough! According to a new report released by health authorities in the USA, a number of different cancers including lung, acute myeloid leukaemia, and tumours of the mouth, throat, voice box, oesophagus, stomach, kidney, pancreas, liver, bladder, cervix, colon and rectum are all caused by smoking.
The report found that while tobacco use remains the most preventable cause of cancer in the... ››› more
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