If you pay attention to health news, it seems like every day, something new is blamed for causing cancer. And how fitting that on the 30th anniversary of the first handheld cell phone, cell
New study may convince women with one of the BRCA mutations to have their ovaries removed: cancer risk is substantial. Why worry? Save your eggs and lose the ovaries!
Recent reports published by the World Health Organization predict a dramatic rise in cancer cases worldwide.
DO fear the radiologist! The NYTimes publishes an op-ed seeming to warn everyone to avoid deadly CT scans at (almost) all costs. Avoid those unnecessary ones, anyway. But who s to say which ones those are the FDA?
The never-ending war on cancer will only be won when we win the war against death itself. While rates of heart disease, stroke and COPD have plummeted, the decline in cancer deaths is slower, giving the false impression that there is a cancer epidemic.
Good news keeps on coming regarding cancer death and incidence rates. But, what about the cancer epidemic we keep hearing about from those whose agenda requires scaring the public? They won t acknowledge this trend.
There is definitely no shortage of alarmist news stories about the alleged increased risk of cancer from exposure to trace amounts of pesticides or chemicals from food, water and cosmetics, among other things that one may
According to a new study, published in The Journal of Clinical Oncology, married cancer patients are less likely to die of the disease than single cancer patients. The study suggests the explanation is related to the support that one s spouse may provide.
Finasteride, a drug most often used to reduce enlarged prostates and counter male-pattern baldness, was shown to reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
According to the recommendations made in a new report published in the July 29, 2013, issue of JAMA, more needs to be done to redefine the word cancer and the subsequent approaches to cancer treatments.
It's not [yet] a solution, but certainly a clever idea aimed to minimize hair loss and perhaps lessen the emotional struggles among some patients undergoing chemotherapy
WHAT IS PERC? Perc also known as perchloroethylene, PCE, or tetrachloroethylene is a colorless, nonflammable liquid with a sweet odor. It evaporates readily into the air. Some algae produce perc naturally, but the perc used in business and industry is made synthetically. Approximately 300 million pounds of perc were produced in the U.S. in 1993 a decrease of about 50 percent from the amount produced ten years earlier. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PERC?