Posts tagged cancer
The British company, QuantuMDx, has developed a device that can identify all known types of cancer while the patient waits and decide the best drug for treatment.
Researchers discovered eating foods rich in vitamin E such as in almonds, peanuts, pine nuts and beta carotene in dried apricots lowered the risk of cancer as well as heart disease in middle aged or older people.
World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the status of diesel exhaust from ‘probable carcinogen’ to carcinogen as it belongs and of the same category of a mustard gas and asbestos which are ‘major cancer risk’.
Scientists found men who underwent prostate biopsies were more likely to be diagnosed with cancer if they had lost significant amounts of hair.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in the United States, with 186,000 new cases in 2008 and 28,600 deaths.
Oxford scientists reported in The Lancet that taking a daily low-dose aspirin for five years cut cancer death risk by thirty seven percent.
Bee Gees Star Robin Gibb who has been diagnosed with colon and liver cancer, said that he and his twin brother who died in 2003 have been paying for their global achievements.
Robin Gibb performs at the London Paladium , his first after his battle with colon and liver cancer.
Fasting combined with chemotherapy can slow growth, spread of tumors and cured some cancers according to a study.
Lycopene is present in all red fruits and vegetables, but its concentrations are highest in tomatoes.