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Mediterranean Dietary Lifestyle May Prevent Breast Cancer

Dr. Miguel Á. Martínez-González, MD, from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid, and colleagues reported that breast cancer may be prevented by adopting a Mediterranean diet lifestyle that is known to be protective against cardiovascular diseases. The Mediterranean diet c ...

New Lung Cancer Drug Doubles Life Expectancy

Lung cancer sufferers were today offered a new potentially life-saving treatment that enables the body to identify and attack cancerous cells.  The licensing process for such drugs usually takes years, but the UK Government has fast-tracked the treatment.The drug is called nivolumab.  It ...

Lifestyle Changes After Cancer Treatment

Having cancer and going through the treatment process is time-consuming. But now you may think about how to improve your lifestyle and enjoy every moment after the treatment is over.Think about your life choices before the disease. What made you less healthy? Maybe you smoked, drank and ate too muc ...

Does Your Fate Include the “C” Word?

There is a nasty word on the lips to too many people when discussing death today.  Half the time it’s repeated just above a whisper... Cancer.  It hits like a punch in the gut almost every time it’s heard. “She passed away, it was breast cancer, she was only 39.” & ...

The Inspiring Life of Oscar Rudolf

Knowing that your child is suffering from a potentially terminal illness is the worst news for any parent. For James and Sarah Rudolf, a couple from Cardiff, 28th April brought heart breaking news that their youngest son Oscar had a cancerous tumor in his pelvis.The symptoms were not very indicativ ...

Cancer Survivorship in Public Health

In January, 2014, there were 14.5 million children and adults in the Unites States living with a history of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. By 2024, the ACS estimates that number will reach 19 million. This increasing survivorship is a result of innovations in medical technologies ...

Cancer is More Than Just an Illness

Cancer is unfair; no matter how you slice it, having cancer is terrible and difficult. It is bad enough that your body feels weak all the time and the medication to treat it makes it even worse. However, it isn’t just the body that feels the burden of having cancer: we end up being stressed a ...

Protecting Your Skin From Skin Cancer

Before you know it, summer will be here with the warm rays of the summer sun. These rays can be a blessing or a curse and, unfortunately, for some it brings on skin cancer.  While a day out at the beach or hiking in the mountains are great summer activities, exposure to the sun can take a toll ...

Cancer - From a Child's Perspective

(From the diary of a GBM Grade 1V brain tumor patient's daughter )Post 1CANCER - From a child's perspectiveI was a thirteen year old, happy go lucky girl studying in a boarding school. Nestled within a comfortable and protective environment,I was oblivious to all the harsh realities people ...