Few are the diseases which humanity has had a harder time fighting than cancer. It is estimated that globally, approximately 10 million people have died from cancer or cancer-related issues in 2020 alone. Science is still far from having the upper hand in the battle against the disease, as even defining its characteristics is nearly […]
Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, can completely change the way doctors fight cancer cells in the body. Whereas chemotherapy can come with lifelong effects on the immune system and organs, immunotherapy is seen as a safer option that can extend your years longer than almost any other treatment. Let’s take a closer look at how […]
Healthcare professionals research better ways to treat cancer and mitigating risks that allow cancer cells to spread through the body. New testing and assessments could provide necessary profiles for tumors and cancer cells. Oncology could change dramatically by following these new strategies and giving patients a new outlook on their prognosis. Genomic testing and mapping […]
Often, the thought of something being off with one’s breast leads to the panicky fear of breast cancer. Fortunately, despite its prevalence, very few breast problems end up being that.
Sometimes, changes to your body can make you concerned for your health. As a man, one of the most worrying conditions is prostate cancer, because it affects males worldwide. By maintaining the organ, you can rest easy at night knowing your health is in tip-top condition.
There’s an ongoing debate on whether gadgets such as cell phones are safe. Screen time for children is believed to affect their mental wellness and learning abilities. On the other hand, the radiation exposure to adults has been linked to illnesses such as cancer. Whether one agrees with these ongoing claims or not, the fact […]
A colonoscopy is a medical procedure designed to find abnormalities in the colon or large intestine of a patient. The procedure itself involves a narrow, flexible tube with an attached camera being lowered into your bowels, and is primarily used to test for colorectal cancer. Although understanding what the procedure is designed to do is […]