Can Traffic Pollution Cause Breast Cancer?

Air Pollution and Cancer A ground breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic is associated with the risk of breast cancer. The incidence of breast cancer is rising in every country of the world especially in developing countries such as India. Breast cancer affects one in eight women...
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Manuka honey inhibits cancer growth

Manuka Honey and Cancer A team of researchers from UAE University have discovered that manuka honey inhibits cancer cell. Mānuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in New Zealand and Australia from the nectar of the mānuka tree. Manuka honey is well known for its anti-bacterial and wound...
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New breast cancer drug discovered

American researchers have found that a new type of treatment for metastatic breast cancer has shown encouraging activity as a first-line therapy. Edith Perez of the Mayo Clinic in Florida has presented the results of the drug trastuzumab-DM1 to the 35th Congress of the European Society for Medical...
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Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

Colorectal Cancer Screening How is colorectal cancer diagnosed? Colorectal cancer is normally diagnosed after the symptoms appear. However, in most people colorectal cancer doesn’t present any symptoms in its early stages. Symptoms are observable only in the advanced stages of colorectal cancer. For this reason, it is advisable...
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Cancer and Old Age

Cancer and Old Age Cancer is closely associated with aging: 60% of all cancers occur in individuals 65 and older, and 70% of all deaths occur in this age group. Cancer is mainly a disease of older people, with seven out of ten of all new cases occurring...
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Oral Cancer–An Overview

Oral Cancer–An Overview The term “oral cancer” includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and pharynx (throat). It can be life threatening if not properly diagnosed and treated early. The most common symptoms of oral cancer include: – lumps,...
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Cancers of the Female Reproductive Tract

Cancers of the Female Reproductive Tract The most common cancers of the female reproductive tract are cervical, ovarian and endometrial carcinomas. Annually worldwide, there are: –> 470,000 new cases of cervical cancer with 230,000 deaths; 80% in developing countries –> 190,000 cases of ovarian cancer mostly in post...
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Any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!

In a shocking new revelation, a new report from the cancer council has warned that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of your drinking levels. According to the Cancer Council, alcoholic drinks and ethanol are carcinogenic to humans and there’s no evidence there’s a safe...
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Breast cancer affects men too

Breast cancer kills more than 40,000 in the United States every year. Nearly 400 of those who die are men. Almost 2,000, or 1 percent, of the 209,000 new cases of breast cancer each year occur in men, the American Cancer Society says. Male breast cancer symptoms are...
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Breast cancer among young women increasing

Breast Cancer in Young Women The rate of advanced breast cancer for American women aged betweeb 25 and 39 has almost doubled from 1976 to 2009, a new study finds. The study involved examination of decades’ worth of data from the National Cancer Institute. It was found that...
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