RSSArchive for January, 2009

Improper Dietary Supplements Hinder Thyroid Cancer Treatment

According to new report, persons who are taking dietary supplements should be very careful, particularly those how are undergoing cancer treatment. Care must be taken that Dietary supplements shouldn’t interfere with any medical treatment including cancer treatment. Actually the case in point was a 55-year old adult being treated for thyroid cancer was supposed to […]

Strains Of Measles Virus Effective For Prostate Cancer Treatment

According to new study, certain vaccine strain derivative of measles virus including MV-CEA may be effective for prostate cancer treatment. The findings suggest that this kind of treatment with virus vaccine is called virotherapy and it can effectively defeat prostate cancer cells. Prostate cancer, leading cause of death in males in western world, is at […]

Chemical Used To Make Rubber Products May Cause Cancer

According to British researchers, a chemical commonly used to make rubber products may cause cancer in people exposed to fumes during the manufacturing process. Workers exposed to 2-mercaptobenzothiazole, or MBT, at a rubber chemicals plant in North Wales were twice as likely to develop colon cancer and four times as likely to get bone marrow […]

Is It Possible To Predict Who Can Develop Ovarian Cancer?

Actually, it is not predictable by even doctors why one woman can develop ovarian cancer and other does not. But, there are certain factors that can put you at risk of ovarian cancer. Some of the most common factors include: Previous episodes of cancer If you have personal history of other types of cancer like […]

Stay Away From Cancer Causing Foods

Are you aware of cancer causing foods? If you love eating out, it becomes very essential to know more about foods that can trigger cancer for you. Actually, there are many foods that can increase risk of cancer. But, here are some of those which you have to avoid in preventing cancer. Processed meats Processed […]

Link Between Alcohol Consumption And Breast Cancer Risk

Are you aware of the fact that excess alcohol intake can increase cancer risk? Most of you might be unaware of the fact that even a drink or two of alcohol everyday can increase your cancer risk. According to American Cancer Society, women who consume more than one drink in a day are at increased […]

New Online Tool For Calculating Colorectal Cancer Risk

A new online tool for calculating colorectal cancer risk in men and women age 50 or older was launched, based on a new risk-assessment model developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. This new tool may assist health care providers and their patients in making informed […]

Esophageal Cancer Linked To Osteoporosis Drugs

Merck’s popular osteoporosis drug Fosamax and other similar drugs may carry a risk for esophageal cancer, a Food and Drug Administration official said. Diane Wysowski of the FDA’s division of drug risk assessment said researchers should check into potential links between so called bisphosphonate drugs and cancer. Wysowski said since the initial marketing of Fosamax, […]