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Prostate Cancer risk higher for men who ate the most eggs

Prostate Cancer risk higher for men who ate the most eggs

A study by the Harvard School of Public Health, the University of California in San Francisco, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School institutes that the men who ate the most eggs are at higher risk of prostate cancer … Read more

Ovarian Cancer: an overview

Ovarian Cancer: an overview

Ovaries are magnificent glands which are part of the female reproductive system. Ovarian cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the ovary. There are two main types of ovarian cancer which is either ovarian epithelial carcinomas (cancer that begins … Read more

Prostate cancer overviews

Definition Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate is a small, walnut-sized structure that makes up part of a man’s reproductive system. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the … Read more

Double therapy benefits breast cancer

Double therapy benefits breast cancer

Reuters News Double therapy including radiotherapy and chemotherapy ( known as synchronous chemoradiation) at the same time significantly helps tumors coming back and it should be considered as a new treatment approach across the world, cancer experts said on Sunday. … Read more

Unveiling lung cancer detection by new method

Unveiling lung cancer detection by new method

According to the biological engineersand medical scientists at Michael Wang, M.D., Ph.D., right, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, and Li-Qun Gu, Ph.D., associate professor of biological engineering, have developed a new technology for the early detection of lung … Read more

A new study shows Intrauterine devices (IUDs) may reduce a woman’s risk of cervical cancer

“Our data suggest that use of IUDs significantly reduces the risk of cervical cancer and that this effect does not seem to be due to differences in screening histories between users and non-users,” said the Spanish researchers who authored the … Read more

Cancer : Treatment

Treatment Treatment also varies based on the type of cancer and its stage. The stage of a cancer refers to how much it has grown and whether the tumor has spread from its original location. If the cancer is confined … Read more

Cancer : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms of cancer depend on the type and location of the tumor. For example, lung cancer can cause coughing, shortness of breath, or chest pain. Colon cancer often causes diarrhea, constipation, and blood in the stool. Some … Read more

Cancer : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Definition Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Cancerous cells are also called malignant cells. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Cells are the building blocks of living things. Cancer grows out of normal cells in the … Read more

Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?

Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — Diet soda fans who drink the beverages every day may be cutting down on calories, but they also might be boosting their risk of stroke, new research suggests. Researchers find a 61% increased risk … Read more