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Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — About 4,000 women in the United States die from cervical cancer each year — even though there’s a preventive vaccine and screening to catch the disease early. “When cervical cancer is found early, it is highly treatable,” said Dr. Sarah Ramirez, a family medicine physician […]

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The best cancer-fighting foods

The best cancer-fighting foods

No foods protect people against cancer completely. The term cancer-fighting foods refers to foods that may lower the risk of developing cancer if a person adds them to their diet. This article looks at the best cancer-fighting foods and explains the science that supports these claims. Foods that contain naturally occurring compounds that have potent […]

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Uses and types of urinary catheter

Uses and types of urinary catheter

A urinary catheter is a flexible tube for draining urine from the bladder. It may be necessary for a person to use a urinary catheter if they have difficulty passing urine naturally. This article outlines the different types of urinary catheter and provides advice on how to avoid side effects. Uses A person may need […]

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Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Scientists have developed a novel drug combination that makes invasive breast cancer cells transform into fat cells. The treatment prevented metastasis in mice. New research in mice finds a way to stop breast cancer from spreading. Metastasis is the process through which cancer cells escape from primary tumors and grow new tumors, or metastases, in […]

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What are the benefits of quercetin?

What are the benefits of quercetin?

Quercetin is a pigment found in many plants, fruits, and vegetables. It may have some health benefits and help prevent a range of conditions. People can get quercetin through a balanced diet or by taking a supplement. This article details the possible benefits of quercetin. It also looks at the potential side effects. What is […]

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Can fasting help fight cancer?

Can fasting help fight cancer?

Fasting may help with cancer treatment. There is a growing body of evidence supporting the role of fasting in both cancer treatment and prevention. Some research suggests that fasting helps fight cancer by lowering insulin resistance and levels of inflammation. Fasting may also reverse the effects of chronic conditions such as obesity and type 2 […]

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

What are the stages of prostate cancer? The term to stage a cancer means to describe the evident extent of the cancer in the body at the time that the cancer is first diagnosed. Clinical staging of prostate cancer is based on the pathology results, physical examination, PSA, and if appropriate, radiologic studies. The stage […]

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Make Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2019

Make Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2019

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to improve your health, reducing your risk of cancer should be part of that goal, a cancer expert says. While cancer risk factors such as family history and aging can’t be controlled, lifestyle changes such as eating […]

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What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

Doctors use chemotherapy either as a first-line therapy or in combination with other treatments, such as surgery. If chemotherapy does not work, a person may need to consider other treatment options. Signs that cancer is not responding to chemotherapy include: tumor not shrinking tumor growing cancer spreading from its original site to other areas of […]

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Health benefits of mung beans

Health benefits of mung beans

Mung beans are a type of pulse that has a good nutritional balance with plenty of vitamins and minerals. Some early research suggests these beans may have a variety of health benefits. Preparing mung beans is straight forward, and people can add them to a variety of dishes. In this article, we discuss the potential […]