Cancer survivors likely to face increase in long-term risk of cardiovascular disease

In one of the largest studies of its kind, the research team, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, analysed the medical records of more than 630,000 people in the UK, including over 100,000 survivors of a range of cancers. They found raised risks of blood [...] Click here to view [...]

Preserving Fertility Through Cancer Treatment

When someone faces a cancer diagnosis, the initial focus primarily lies on which treatments can stop the spread of the cancer and save the patient’s life. Unfortunately, these same lifesaving treatments can affect long-term quality of life. One of the most pressing issues facing young patients treated for cancer [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-21T16:04:00-04:00August 21st, 2019|Cancer, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Why apples and tea help prevent cancer and heart disease

If ten people were asked what two diseases were most likely to kill them, by and large, cancer and heart disease would make up most of the answers. And, they would be right. Cancer and heart disease kill a whopping 1,210,000 people a year in the United States, placing [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-20T19:31:46-04:00August 20th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Assessment of psychological distress among cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy in Saudi Arabia

Accepted for publication 13 June 2019 Published 20 August 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 691—700 Checked for plagiarism Yes Peer reviewer comments 3 Turky H Almigbal, 1 Khalid M Almutairi, 2 Jack B Fu, 3 Jason M Vinluan, 2 Eyad Alhelih, 4 Wadi B Alonazi, 5 Mohammed Ali Batais, 1 [...] Click here to view [...]

Home-based exercise, weight loss interventions do not improve breast cancer-related lymphedema

A home-based exercise and/or weight loss intervention failed to improve breast cancer-related lymphedema outcomes among breast cancer survivors with overweight, according to results from the WISER Survivor randomized trial published in JAMA Oncology . “The present study sought to test the effects of exercise, weight loss and combined exercise [...] Click here to view [...]

Can Physical Activity Delay Progression in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal Cancer Increased physical activity did not appear to be related to overall survival among patients diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . However, the study did find physical activity had an effect on progression-free survival and risk for [...] Click here to view [...]

We’ll Say It So You Don’t Have To: PROSTATE CANCER IS NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF!

Let’s get real for a minute. Many men experience shame as a result of their prostate cancer diagnosis. Why? There is no concrete answer to this, objectively prostate cancer is no more cause for shame than blood cancer or brain cancer. But if we look at prostate cancer objectively, [...] Click here to view [...]

Body fat may predict aggressive prostate cancer

In the journals Excess weight not only raises your risk of prostate cancer, it can also mean more aggressive and fatal cancer, according to a study published online June 10, 2019, by Cancer . Scientists found that the accumulation of visceral fat (the hidden kind that lies deep in [...] Click here to view [...]

Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Apples and tea (stock image). Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU's School of Medical and Health Sciences analysed data from the Danish Diet, [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-15T13:24:13-04:00August 15th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments
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