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Can Hot Drinks Cause Cancer Of The Esophagus?

Can Hot Drinks Cause Cancer Of The Esophagus?

The esophagus connects the throat to the stomach; men over the age of sixty are mostly at risk from developing the cancer that forms in the tissue lining. If caught early treatment is available although the prognosis is commonly very poor. The results of recent research carried out on people living in the Golestan Province […]

4 Treatment Methods For Rectal Cancer

4 Treatment Methods For Rectal Cancer

Rectal cancer is the cancer that forms in the tissues of the rectum. The rectum is part of your digestive system and forms the last several inches of the large intestine. When the cells lining the rectum become abnormal and grow out of control, a cancer tumor forms. Rectal cancer is most often detected in […]

Vitamins To Reduce The Severity Of Lung Cancer

Vitamins To Reduce The Severity Of Lung Cancer

Besides smoking, diet has also been implicated in the development of lung cancer. Therefore, supplementing your diet with vitamins can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Vitamin A Consume foods rich in beta-carotene, which is the precursor of vitamin A. They have a great ability to neutralize free radicals and decrease the risk of stomach […]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

The risk from advanced prostrate cancer can be greatly reduced by the consumption of a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, by a significant sixty three percent. Thatís according to research carried out in San Francisco. Dr John S.Witte, leading the study, said that although the link had been noted previously this was the first […]

How To Treat Metastatic Liver Cancer?

How To Treat Metastatic Liver Cancer?

Metastatic liver cancer spreads to the liver from elsewhere in the body. Most commonly, this cancer originates in the breasts, lungs, pancreas, stomach or large intestines. Leukemia and lymphoma cancers may involve the liver. Most cancers spread to the liver because the liver filters a large amount of blood from the rest of your body. […]

Rhabdomyosarcoma - A Common Children's Cancer

Rhabdomyosarcoma – A Common Children’s Cancer

Usually, sarcomas are rare types of cancer that grow in the supporting structure of the body such as muscles, cartilage and bones. Basically, sarcomas are two types: one is soft tissue sarcoma and the other bone sarcoma. Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common form of soft tissue sarcoma that develops in children. The tumors grow from […]

Screening Not A Big Help For Prostate Cancer Sufferers

Screening Not A Big Help For Prostate Cancer Sufferers

Recent studies show that in the area of prostrate cancer, unlike other forms early detection does not help with the long term prognosis. Often men that avail of screening can develop side effects from the various tests. These were some of the things highlighted in recently published studies. Factors like age, race and family history […]

Gastric Cancer - Spreading Of A Tumor To The Stomach Lining

Gastric Cancer – Spreading Of A Tumor To The Stomach Lining

Gastric cancer, or stomach cancer, begins in the cells lining the mucosal layer and spreads through the outer layer as it grows. Diet, age and other stomach diseases can put you at a risk of developing gastric cancer. Risk factors of gastric cancer include: Diseases like chronic gastritis, helicobacter pylori infection of the stomach, pernicious […]