Cancer has turned me into a tree hugger and it’s worked wonders for my mental health

CANCER and trees... I know, sounds crazy. All sorts of things are said to 'protect against' cancer, turmeric, apples, fish... the list goes on. I never used to give a second thought to trees - until I got diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer Credit: Deborah James But you [...] Click here to view [...]

New Study Links Hair Dye to Breast Cancer. Here’s What You Need to Know

A new study reported this week claims that of the thousands of ingredients that go into hair products used to dye and straighten our hair, some might play a role in kick-starting breast cancer in women already at risk. But before you panic and throw out your box dye, [...] Click here to view [...]

Depression affects one-third of lung cancer patients

Depression can have serious consequences for lung cancer patients. Study finds impact on pain, hopelessness, day-to-day function About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. For many of these patients — particularly [...] Click here to view [...]

I’ve got cancer-induced insomnia and it’s breaking me physically and mentally

I'VE hit a brick wall. A big cancer -shaped brick wall. I've hit a cancer-shaped brick wall, I'm completely and utterly exhausted Credit: bowelbabe/Instagram I've never felt tiredness like it I'm completely and utterly exhausted, I'm not sure I've ever felt tiredness like this. Like most people, I've struggled [...] Click here to view [...]

5 Things to Know About Cancer

Cancer Care Experts from the U-M Rogel Cancer Center share answers to common questions or misconceptions about the disease. Americans have a 1 in 3 chance of developing cancer in their lifetime, and a 1 in 5 chance of dying from it. But despite the disease’s prevalence, cancer is [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-29T19:12:31-05:00November 29th, 2019|Cancer, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Preventing nausea in young cancer patients

Oncologists at Phoenix Children's Hospital say nausea and vomiting disturbs families most when their kids are getting chemo. After one particularly distressing instance, a doctor reached out to the technology department, teaming up to get the right anti-nausea drugs to kids. A team of doctors, IT experts and pharmacists [...] Click here to view [...]

Low levels of vitamin D may raise breast cancer risk

One recent medical discovery is that low vitamin D levels are a risk factor for breast cancer. Earlier research on vitamin D and breast cancer was mixed. Some studies suggested a benefit while others showed no benefit. One of the problems with these early studies was that measuring the [...] Click here to view [...]

Toshiba’s Newly Developed Technology Can Detect 13 Cancers With One Drop of Blood

A new, safe, and quick method for detecting 13 different kinds of cancers has been developed by Toshiba Corporation. To add more good news to the matter, the company said on Monday that the technology they've created has a 99% accuracy rate, and only requires one small drop of [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-28T07:45:59-05:00November 28th, 2019|Cancer, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Have you taken your Vitamin C today?

Hungarian paprika By Judit E. Puskas and Carin A. Helfer Vitamin C is an essential ingredient for all living creatures. In humans, it is necessary for proper working of many biological processes, including intracellular respiration, i.e., the ways that cells transform nutrients into energy through a complex series of [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-27T08:16:47-05:00November 27th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments