Tag Archives: Cancer

From Rotten Teeth to Advanced Cancer, Patients Feel the Effects of Treatment Delays

With medical visits picking up again among patients vaccinated against covid-19, health providers are starting to see the consequences of a year of pandemic-delayed preventive and emergency care as they find more advanced cancer and rotting and damaged teeth, among other ailments. Dr. Brian Rah, chair of the cardiology department at Montana’s Billings Clinic, was… Read More »

Drinking Alcohol and Cancer: Should Your Cocktail Carry a Cancer Warning?

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Should Your Cocktail Carry a Cancer Warning? As pandemic disruptions lead many of us to drink more, experts underscore the link between alcohol and disease. Credit…Getty Images March 4, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET When the pandemic struck last year, many Americans rushed… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Fish Derived Omega 3 Superior For Cancer Prevention

Researchers have discovered that omega-3s derived from fish are more powerful compared to flaxseed and other plant based oils for preventing cancer. The study revealed that marine-derived omega-3s are 8 times more effective for the inhibition of tumor growth and development.[1] The research is the 1st to make a comparison between the cancer-fighting potency of… Read More »

Start screenings for colorectal cancer at age 45, panel advises

A panel of national experts on Tuesday advised earlier screenings for colorectal cancer, (colon cancer) starting at age 45 instead of 50. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people aged 45 to 75 should undergo screenings as a preventative measure, with those aged 50 to 75 strongly recommended to get screened. For adults over 75, the… Read More »

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

Best products to buy to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

The 1st of October marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month and there’s loads of brands throwing their support behind raising awareness, helping out charities, as well as donating all important funding for research. Every 10 minutes in the UK, another woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. With this knowledge, it’s vital that we… Read More »