Survival Rates in Young Adults With Cancer

A great deal of progress has been made in treating childhood cancers in recent decades, but improvements in treatment and survival have been slower in young adults. As with children, the progress in some cancer types has been greater than in others. Five-year survival rates The 5-year survival rate refers to the percentage of patients…

8 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer. Just reading those words can make many women worry. And that’s natural. Nearly everyone knows someone touched by the disease. But there is a lot of good news about breast cancer these days. Treatments keep getting better, and we know more than ever about ways to prevent the disease. These eight simple steps…

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?It’s crazy to me that we still don’t know, even though it’s been almost 15 years since the first draft of the human genome was published. Partly, the problem is a technological one. The…

How back pain could be a sign you have breast cancer

Actress Olivia Newton-John has announced she is suffering from breast cancer for a second time which has spread to her sacrum bone. But what is the sacrum bone and how can back pain be a sign of breast cancer? Here’s all you need to know… What is the sacrum bone? The sacrum bone is a large wedge…

Top 5 Causes for Cancer

Environmental factors, the food you eat, and the lifestyle you choose play an important role in determining if you are susceptible to cancer. Many people perceive cancer as unavoidable. If anything, recent research indicates that cancer is definitely preventable—you just have to understand what to avoid. Take a look at the top 5 causes for…

Breast cancer: the most common myths

The most common misconceptions about breast cancer. In women’s health issues many girls tend to be too worried. Of course, to monitor their health and regularly tested by a doctor — absolutely the right decision, but you shouldn’t believe everything you read on the Internet, self-diagnose themselves with all sorts of disease and become a…

30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Cancers don’t develop overnight. These cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves can significantly reduce your cancer risk. Of course, you should always check with your doctor with any concerns. Cut out sugary drinks. Not only do sugary drinks contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial cancer. According to research…

How the Ketogenic Diet Weakens Cancer Cells

Chronic disease continues to ravage our world today despite tremendous advances in health care. Therapeutic approaches to treating this wide-range suffering cannot be met by technological growth in pharmacology, genetic therapy, or surgery. It should be obvious that the real solution for treating cancer and disease is not found in a man-made pill but rather…

Experts say skin cancer rates on the rise as swimsuit fashions shrink

 If you’re heading to the pool or a lake to beat the heat, you might want to think twice about your swimsuit. Experts from the University of Utah say as swimsuits have gotten smaller, the number of melanoma cases has skyrocketed. “If you look back to the 1920s, you’ll see that even men were wearing these…

Lactate may be key for cancer development

Researchers are working hard to understand the mechanism responsible for oncogenesis, the process through which normal cells become cancerous ones. A new study focuses on lactate – a molecule produced during intense exercise – and explains its role in cancer cell formation. New research suggests that lactate plays a crucial role in the development and…