Lung cancer in non smokers According to a study conducted in Netherlands, non smokers exhibit different lung cancer characteristics than smokers do. Among all the people affected with lung cancer, 25% are non smokers and the remaining are smokers. People who quit smoking after prolonged usage show characteristics similar to those of smokers. The genetic Read more
A new study has broadcasted that combination of the targeted therapies, which is known for playing different role in the field of breast cancer, can even offer for a personalized therapy approach in order to treat the women with the advanced stage of this disease.
A media report said on Friday that British Scientists had found a new way of killing cells of cancer. The entire study by the British Scientists not only sheds light on the way of some people who usually fail in responding to chemotherapy but also it broadcasts a new way of targeting cancer cells- according Read more
No one in this world would wish to have a disease, especially those dreadful diseases like cancer. There is a woman, who deals with cancer while having her second baby. Christine Willet found out about the disease while giving birth to her second child. In 2009, she created the organization, a nonprofit organization that aims Read more
Folate diet beneficial in cancer prevention The latest study on folate diets has shown that intake of folate diet can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. The study was conducted under the leadership of Victoria Stevens, who is the strategic director of lab services for American Cancer Society. A massive study that encompassed more than Read more
New evidence for breast cancer screening According to the latest studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, it has been proved that the risk of breast cancer is higher in certain sections of women and hence, some women need to undergo mammogram more often than others do. The study has been conducted by a Read more
A new study in U.S. including both former and current smokers show that early CT scan screening always cuts near about 20 percent death rate of lung cancer. These findings are too much valuable because, this type of cancer is an aggressive disease, which often is undetected. So, once lung cancer diagnosed the mortality rate Read more
Before an outing under a sunny day, be sure that you have packed the sunscreen up. As the summer approach, it’s important to be well aware of the chances of skin cancer due to the UV rays, the sun emits. Form a recent survey it has been reported that the 40 percent of the patients, Read more
It is common for physicians to prescribe antibiotics to overcome a bacterial infection. In addition, antibiotics are effective to heal a cut that may become infected if not treated. However, prescribing antibiotics for cancer treatment is not very common. Although, antibiotics have been used since 1950s to treat cancer, the side effects prohibit long-term use Read more
A study by the Stanford University School of Medicine researchers shows that the risk of melanoma, which is critical type of skin cancer can be reduce half by. Women who are at a higher risk of suffering from this disease may improve their chances of melanoma risk by combing calcium with Vitamin D.
Researchers have found new drugs that may benefit in treating men who are diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. However, the new drugs are estimated to add several billions to the country’s medical bill. In the last fifteen months, the Foods and Drugs Administration have approved three new medications and there are several other drugs that Read more
Patients suffering from breast cancer have been making a case for the Foods and Drugs Administration to approve Avastin as a prescribed medication for treating the illness. These presentations were made on the first day of the two-day hearing under progress. Genetech, which manufactures Avastin, is working to convince the FDA to reverse its December Read more