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Of Breast Cancer Diagnoses in 2015, One in Five Were Women under 50
The American Cancer Society cites in their 2015-2016 Breast Cancer Facts & Figures report, “Mammography is the single most effective method of early detection since it can often identify cancer several years before physical symptoms develop. [...]
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Celebrity art under hammer for Breast Cancer Charity
Founded in 2014 by friends Belinda Gray and Sally Ball, who have both been treated for breast cancer in the last four years, the exhibition will take place at Suffolk's Glemham Hall from April 30 to May 2 with the hopes of beating the £100,000 they ... [...]
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Testing times under the microscope
While the present test saves lives and helps doctors detect cancer in the body, there is a debate that Prostate Specific Antigen tests are overused and can cause more harm than good. The controversy arises because a high test result does not ... [...]
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Firefighter cancer fund would get $1M under action from Senate panel
Rick Snyder in 2015 signed legislation that created the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund to cover firefighters with specific types of cancer (respiratory tract, bladder, skin, brain, kidney, blood, thyroid, testicular, prostate or lymphatic ... [...]
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Could Cancer Deaths Really Be Eliminated for People Under the Age of 80 by 2050?
In a little less than two decades, the number of annual cancer diagnoses is expected to rise to 22 million. Within the United States, based on 2015 data from the American Cancer Society's Facts and Figures Report, 1.66 million people were expected to ... [...]
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Guidelines for medicinal cannabis applications are under review as access …
OPINION: It's high time all the huffing and puffing about the Government not doing anything to broaden access to medicinal cannabis had some facts thrown in the mix. In the past fortnight two notable Kiwis, namely the late Martin ... have hit the ... [...]
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Two-weekly chemotherapy 'gives better chance' for breast cancer women under 50
Having chemotherapy every two weeks, rather than three, can improve survival chances for women under 50 with breast cancer, new research suggests. The two-weekly therapy doesn't seem to increase a woman's risk of treatment-induced early menopause, ... [...]
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Reduction, removal of glucocorticoids possible under abatacept therapy for RA
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received treatment with abatacept were able to reduce the use of concomitant glucocorticoids or cease their use altogether, according to results from the 2-year ACTION study. [...]
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Under the Stethoscope: Are superfoods really that super?
Turmeric, the beautiful golden powder that can often be found in curry, contains curcumin, the active ingredient responsible for its amazing health benefits. Turmeric fights inflammation on the cellular level and one article from the Alternative ... [...]
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Plant Compound May Decrease Risk of Breast Cancer in Women Under Hormone …
However, this treatment increases the risk of these women to develop breast cancer tumors. A new study aims to send hope to post-menopausal females through a recently identified natural compound that combats the effects of tumor-causing hormones. [...]
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