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Cognitive Complaints After Cancer Treatment Extend Beyond “Chemo Brain”
Ahles, a behavioral psychologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, noted that most of the research on the cognitive impact of cancer treatments has been done in breast cancer, with at least 20 longitudinal studies devoted to cognitive ... [...]
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Breast cancer: A revival of hope
Breast cancer happens to be a compilation of multifaceted illness assorted under one canopy with varied clinical presentation, behaviour and outcomes. Lots of key factor affect the prognosis including age, menopausal status, hormonal stage and treatment. [...]
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Self-exams aren't helpful, and other surprising facts about breast cancer
New federal guidelines about mammograms have sparked another round of questions about how best to detect and treat breast cancer, which kills about 40,000 women in the United States each year. We've combed through the research to round up five ... [...]
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A short stack a day may keep the Alzheimer's away
"Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combatting Alzheimer's disease," says Navindra P. Seeram, the ACS symposium organizer, in a press release ... [...]
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Breast cancer has historically been more deadly in black women than in white …
As for breast cancer deaths rates, the good news is they've been falling for both black and white women, most likely due to earlier diagnosis and better treatment. But the white death rate has long been lower, and it's been falling for a longer time ... [...]
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Prostate cancer could be curbed through reddish vegetarian diet
The diet could even have an ability to cure the cancer. Some research projects have indicated that vegetarian diet could offer protection against prostate cancer. Basically, fruits and vegetables which are red in color contain lycopene, a reddish ... [...]
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Risk factor recognition could mean better prevention
Testing positive for BRCA1 and BRCA2 meant her odds of developing breast cancer were more than six times that of the average American woman. “The facts were overwhelming,” said Spraley, who lives in Englewood with her husband and 6-year-old ... [...]
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Prostate cancer test up for discussion in new cancer pack
The updated information will help well men and their GPs to decide whether to have the PSA test, said PHE. However it does not apply to patients who are at high risk or men of any age who have symptoms of prostate cancer. The PSA test can be done at a ... [...]
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Drew Barrymore, Carolina Herrera, and More Attend the 6th Annual Plates for …
Historically, it's more widely used in Eastern cultures, but judging by all the new turmeric-based products I'm seeing—everything from turmeric teas and tonics to turmeric-spiced nuts and crackers—everyone is catching on to its health benefits as a ... [...]
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Chinese remedies use endangered species
DNA has been found in more than 25 popular products, and includes traces of snow leopard in an arthritis treatment for sale in South Australia, University of Adelaide study author Professor Roger Byard says. "We thought herbal products would contain herbs. [...]
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VolitionRx initiates study to assess NuQ blood tests for detection of prostate …
While more than 80% of all prostate cancers are detected at the local stage, and nearly 100% of men diagnosed and treated at this stage will be disease-free after five years, a small percentage of men experience more rapidly growing, aggressive forms ... [...]
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Arjuna Natural invests in turmeric curcumin research
Arjuna Natural is investing more than 10% of its total turnover in a clinical research programme to explore the health benefits of its turmeric curcumin, a potent antioxidant, and other new healthy ingredients, all to be launched in 2016. By Julian Gale. [...]
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Ad agency creates peep show to raise breast cancer awareness
Those who do sneak a peek will get an eyeful along with a sobering message about breast cancer. Inside the peepholes are three glossy black mannequins in pink wigs with facts like "every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer" painted across ... [...]
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'Astounding' study claims major breakthrough in cure for terminal breast cancer
Writing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Dr Ferrari said he had only tried the technique against one type of breast cancer but expressed optimism that it would work against other types. "We are talking about changing the landscape of metastatic ... [...]
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Help available for men with prostate cancer in West Lothian
The West Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group (WLPCSG) run a successful buddy programme that helps link up those newly diagnosed with members to help share their recent experience of all the various treatments and how they impacted on their life. [...]
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Cancer : Facts and Myths
Cancer is an abnormal growth of a body cell or group of cells. If it is not destroyed or removed, cancer can spread very rapidly, and eventually lead to death. There are billions of cells in the human body. Normally, they grow in a well-regulated pattern. [...]
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