A recent study appeared in the journal of the `British Journal of Cancer` has claimed that Smoking plays the biggest role in developing cancer. Besides its link to lung cancer, researchers have also pointed out to its relation with other kinds of cancer namely bladder, kidney, pancreatic and cervical cancer. 1 out of every 25 Read more
A vaccine against the sexually passed on disease HPV, causing cervical cancer in women, has also been shown some potentials in preventing most anal cancers in gay men, a global study said Wednesday. Men who got immunized against human papillomavirus grew 75 percent less anal lesions, leading to cancer compared to their counterparts given with placebo, as stated in the Read more
A latest scientific study has revealed that nearly 40 percent of cancers are caused by viruses. The study also has revealed that even brain tumors and leukemia can also be caused by viruses. The researchers have asserted hopefully that the result is yet to be proved by further tests and if the tests resulted positively Read more
According to Spanish researchers who have revealed their latest findings, the use of internal contraceptive devices can help reduce cervical cancer risks. However, the researchers have also said that the device does not help in stopping the birth of the diseases. The presence of a foreign body in the uterus can act as a stimulant Read more
A new test is more effective in determining the two strains of human papilloma virus (HPV) proven more effective than using Pap test. Researchers believe that the accuracy better than the Pap test alone. According to researcher at the American Society for Clinical Pathology Institute in Washington, D.C., Philip Castle, women, who are suffering from Read more
A team of researchers have now made their statement, which has stated that oral sex is the main reason behind throat cancer in the people of under 50 years age, because at the time of doing oral sex a virus spreads into the area of throat, which causes throat cancer. Through out their entire study Read more
Cervical Cancer cases, risks and deaths could be avoided by doing a regular Pap Smear Test.Cervical Cancer if detected earlier could be treated easily and cured.Pelvic exams along with Pap test is recommended for every woman.