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.
Chemotherapy can cause damage to healthy cells which triggers them to secrete a protein that enhances tumor growth and resistance to further treatment, a study revealed.
Approximately 16,000 people a year die from bowel cancer, making it second only to lung cancer as a cause of death in the UK.
The Spanish golf legend, Seve Ballesteros has died of cancer at his home in Pedrena (Cantabria), northern Spain.
The famed pianist Roger Willams, 86, is currently fighting cancer in the pancreas.
The ‘Wall Street’ actor, Michael Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer six months ago.
Among the different types of cancers, colorectal cancer ranks sixth overall, fifth among males and seventh among females as the leading cause of death among Filipino men and women, according to the Department of Health (DOH). Some 2,657 deaths were reported in 2005 due to colorectal cancer.
Cervical cancer is a disease of the cervix, which is the narrow lower part of woman’s uterus. It is when the cervix’s cells divide very fast and produce so much tissue that a cervix tumor is formed.