10 ways to effectively deal with cancer treatment

Cancer has strong social and economic consequence for Indians, which leads to family impoverishment and societal inequality. There are three therapies or treatment methods to treat cancer, which often have associated various side effects including pain, nausea and disorientation. Natural aids and ways to control these side effects, with grape seed extract being efficient for…

Soy food consumption linked to prolonged survival in some breast cancer patients

New research indicates that dietary soy products are safe and even beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help resolve controversies over soy’s potential link to breast cancer outcomes. Soy foods are considered among the healthiest for human consumption,…

This Startup Wants To Catch Cancer In Its Early Days

A race is on among Silicon Valley startups to catch cancers before they turn deadly. Victory will come for the winners in a drop of blood — a sample serving as a long-sought “liquid biopsy” for cancer. One contestant is Freenome of South San Francisco, California, which announced on Wednesday that it has raised $65…

The 15 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

Millions of people unknowingly consume harmful foods every day. What’s worse is that many of us have some potentially cancer causing foods as staples of our diet. We all know that some foods are better for us than others, but are any bad enough to avoid completely? Research and recently completed long-term studies have brought…

Celebrity Cancer Deaths – From Patrick Swayze to Eartha Kitt

Patrick Swayze Aug. 18, 1952 – Sept. 14, 2009. Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic/Getty Images Cancer is an equal opportunity disease, as this list of celebrity cancer deathsreveals. Cancer doesn’t discriminate between the rich and the famous and the poor and unknown. Dozens of celebrities have had to contend with the disease and many unsuccessfully so. Learn more…

Study: Using herbs for treatment of cancer not necessarily a good idea

Many cancer patients, despairing of chemotherapy and other medical procedures, turn to herbal medicines. But according to new research at the Technion, those herbal remedies may actually exacerbate the cancers they are supposed to fight, at least when they are used in conjunction with medical care procedures. Late-night radio talk shows, Sunday newspaper supplements, and…

8 Symptoms Of Lung Cancer That Everyone Women Needs To Be Aware Of

Next to heart disease, cancer is the second leading cause of death of individuals in the United States. And while there are multiple forms of cancer that exist, it is lung cancer that is the number one killer of both men and women. Factors such as family history, age and, of course, smoking, are the biggest influencers…