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gynaecological cancers

Some Fast Facts on Gynaecologic Cancers

We want to make readers aware of the main signs of some Gynaecologic cancers and the resources available to provide you with more...

CervicalCancerAwareness

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical Cancer The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (womb). The cervix connects the vagina (birth canal) to the upper part...

Cervical Cancer – Video Diary of a journey from diagnosis to remission

Rebecca made the brave decision to vlogg about her journey from diagnosis, during treatment and after. She did this she says: “to use...

ovarian cancer symptoms

#Ovarian cancer: Why early diagnosis is crucial

by  Georgina Tharp Last year, scientific discoveries from the University of Oxford gave fresh hope for the management of ovarian cancer. ...

Survival Rates for Patients at High Risk of Relapse of Childhood Leukemia Improve with High Doses of Chemotherapy Drug Methotrexate

Study also finds use of steroid Decahedron beneficial for younger — but not older — patients With a cure rate approaching 90...

Groundbreaking research shows antibiotics could have a key role in cancer therapy

by Justina Hurley And it was inspired by the clever thinking of an eight year old girl A UK cancer research team based in Manchester at...

cervical cancer breakthrough

Experimental drug shows promise for Cervical Cancer cure

Australian team  have cured a type of cancer in mice and hope to start human trials within a year. Gold Coast Griffith University...

ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Ovarian Cancer What is ovarian cancer? Cancer of the ovaries, the reproductive organs responsible for producing eggs and female hormones,...

female genitals

Vaginal and Vulvar Cancer Awareness

Vaginal and vulvar cancers are very rare. When cancer starts in the vagina, it is called vaginal cancer. The vagina, also called the...

uterine cancer

Uterine Cancer Awareness

When cancer starts in the uterus, it is called uterine cancer. The uterus is the pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis (the area...

breast cancer

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

by E.J. Mundell Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors’ group says A leading group of oncologists has...

photodynamic therapy for skin cancer

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

By Steven Reinberg But it’s more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes Treating pre-cancerous skin...

inflammation in the gut

5 Foods that Cause Inflammation and Pain

Inflammation Inflammation is a natural and necessary immune system response to what the body perceives as an...

nhs cervical cancer screen

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk

 by Robert Preid Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method A new study involving data on more than...

anita moorjani

Dying to be Me: Anita Moorjani’s remarkable recovery from stage 4 lymphoma

The day she was supposed to die. On 2nd February 2006, Anita Moorjani arrived at hospital in Hong Kong unable to move as a result of the...

Is a High Protein Diet Healthy? Or Hazardous? Paleo Beware!

What’s the Perfect Human Diet? As a clinical nutritionist, I’m often asked what the best diet is for optimum health—high protein, low...

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Personal & Family Arrangements Checklist

by Professor Lynn Basford   Some practical things to consider before surgery There is deep seated emotion for women undergoing...

breast cancer

Eating red meat may increase the risk of breast cancer

Expert estimates suggest that women eating more poultry, fish, nuts and legumes and less red meat might have lower risk Higher red meat...

Heavy mobile phone use, brain tumours & glucose

The question to ask with cell phone use is not 'do cell phones cause cancer', but rather does holding a device with the ability to heat...

antidepressant risk

Popular Antidepressant May Promote Breast Cancer

According to the Alliance for Natural Health, not only may paroxetine promote breast cancer, but even worse, it’s frequently prescribed...