Tag Archives: Cancer

Combined Medications Being Tested To Cure Mesothelioma To Kill Cancer Cells

Patients and researchers have both been frustrated over the many years of trying to find a cure for Mesothelioma. When patients get diagnosed with this frustrating form of cancer, they have to face their own mortality and think about the end of their lives coming soon. Although researchers don’t have the disease, they often get frustrated with the fact that ...

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Is Cancer Cure Locked Inside Ecuador’s Littlest People? Laron Syndrome May Lead To Anti-Aging Pill

Thousands of years ago, one single ancestor passed down a mutated gene that prevented his descendants from growing more than four feet tall. Now called Laron Syndrome, only 350 people in the world are known to have it, and a third of them live in an isolated village in southern Ecuador. These little people are of great interest to scientists, ...

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Sugar Will Accelerate Cancer In Addition To Giving It To You

Sugar has linked to some types of cancer, including breast cancer, but new research indicates that the consumption of sugar may not only cause cancer, but accelerate its growth and destruction of the body. The chances of an individual getting breast cancer were found to be much higher when the individual consumed high levels of fructose – a type of ...

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Dogs That Can Smell Cancer: Meet The Canine Friends At The Forefront Of Early Diagnosis

Dogs that can smell cancer may be the newest tool in early detection and treatment of some forms of the dreaded disease, CNN is reporting. For over 25 years, medical researchers have seen promise in cancer detection from our canine friends. The first documented and studied case of a dog sniffing out cancer dates from 1989, when British medical journal ...

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Breast Cancer: Scientists Successfully Employ Pigeons For Diagnostic Accuracy

Scientists have made impressive strides into diagnosing breast cancer after successfully training pigeons to identify hard-to-spot malignant human breast tissue. Researchers from the University of Iowa trained a group of birds who could tell whether the cells identified from biopsy samples were malignant or benign. Scientists view the procedure as a phenomenal development after having concluded that birds, owing to ...

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Count The Number Of Moles On Your Arm To Predict Chances Of Skin Cancer, More Than Eleven Increases Risk

Live Science reports on a study of the deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma, which can help determine increased risk by a simple metric that anyone can use for the purposes of helping a doctor in their individual patient care. Women who have at least seven moles on their arm would likely to have at least fifty moles on their ...

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Breast Cancer Is For Everyone, But Breast Cancer Survival Is Not: On The Racial Survival Gap In America

Breast Cancer is a disease that effects women and sometimes men from all races and walks of life; however with deeper research, it was discovered that African-American and Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer in the late stages. Recently, more intricate studies have focused on the causes of this reality and came up with some ...

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Breast Cancer Survivors ‘Feel Whole Again’ With The Help Of 3D Nipple Tattoos By Tattoo Artist Vinnie Myers

More than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone, many of whom will have to undergo mastectomies in order to rid themselves of the cancer. During a mastectomy, doctors removes the diseased tissue inside the breast, and are often forced to remove the nipples and areolae in the process. Once breast reconstruction surgery is done, many ...

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Ten ‘Red Flag’ Symptoms That Could Mean You Have Cancer

Ten “red flag” symptoms that could be signs of different types of cancer were highlighted in a new report published Wednesday. Daily Mail reports that Cancer Research UK urges the general public to pay close attention to these ten “red flag” cancer symptoms for the sake of being able to detect a confirmed diagnosis as soon as possible. According to ...

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Joan Lunden Battles Breast Cancer With Paleo-Style Diet, TLC, And ‘Warrior Mode’ [Video]

When Joan Lunden was diagnosed with breast cancer, she vowed to use every weapon that she could find in her battle against the disease. Now, she told Dr. Mehmet Oz on his Oct. 21 talk show, Joan has learned which options work best for her. And they range from a special sugar-free, gluten-free Paleo-style diet designed by her nutritionist to ...

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