Cancer

My Mammogram Missed My Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can strike even young women. And unlike some other kinds of cancers, breast cancer can strike right to the heart of a woman’s feminine view of herself. Worse, the medically accepted methods of both diagnosing and treating it are not always one hundred percent accurate. Even mammograms, considered the go-to method of conclusively […]

American Cancer Society Recommends Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society has released a new recommendation on the heels of a new study released on colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. ¬† The American Cancer Society recommends an earlier screening starting at 45 rather than 50. ¬†However, there was some good news, maybe not for people but colorectal […]

This Aussie Company Is Developing A Breakthrough Breast Cancer Vaccine

Image a world with no breast cancer. Image that you could prevent the suffering of your mother, your daughter and other loved ones at the hand of this terrible disease. That is exactly what one Aussie company is on the verge of doing. Melbourne based biotech firm Imugen has created a vaccine for breast cancer. […]

We Can Hack Our Immune Cells to Fight Cancer | Elizabeth Wayne

Recently, groundbreaking medical research has discovered a way to reprogram immune cells to fight cancer. Delivery of cancer drugs continues to be a major problem in combating cancer. Most current cancer treatments cause unintended harm to parts of the body not affected with cancer. Even localized and targeted chemotherapy and radiation affects healthy tissue that […]

The More You Drink, the Greater Your Cancer Risk

Drinking has long been a staple of the European diet and culture. Hangovers and headaches being a large part of the lore of higher education has made the idea of drinking a mystical being; one that can be conquered or one that will destroy you from within. If that wasn’t enough of a deterrent, studies […]

Long-term, Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer Offers Little Extra Benefit

A recent study, entitled PIVOT, has reported that surgery is probably not the best treatment option for men with prostate cancer. The study showed that men who had the surgery were far more likely to experience negative side effects such as erectile disfunction and/or urinary incontinence than they were to live longer solely from having […]

Two Thirds Of Cancers Are Unavoidable Even If You Live A Healthy Life, Study Finds

Cancer is a ugly beast and a John Hopkins study has shown that cancer can happen to anybody at any time.Even with living a great and healthy life research shows that cancer shows no favorites and can mutate pretty much at random. Since cancer can mutate at random even with living a healthy lifestyle it […]

Cancer DNA

Cancer Rates Set to Increase Six Times Faster in Women than Men

Cancer rate trends are currently showering a negative bias towards women. Predictive analysis suggests that within the next few decades cancer rates will more than quadruple for women, with rates for men lagging significantly behind. While cancer may strike millions of individuals of both sexes in the coming decades, the tendency for larger numbers among […]

Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care

A new study shows that women suffering from depression are less likely to get the best breast cancer care they need to prolong their lives. It included 45,000 Danish women over a time span from 1998-2011. 13% had been taking anti-depression medication and 2% had been to a hospital to be treated for depression. When […]

How We Can Start Winning the War Against Cancer | Adam de la Zerda

The only way to win the “War on Cancer” is to be completely honest about how we are fighting. We need to be using all methods available to battle this horrible disease and invent some new ones along the way. Cancer will allow the victim to waste their last days hoping for a cure, that […]