RSSArchive for March, 2009

What Is Renal Cell Cancer?

What Is Renal Cell Cancer?

Renal cell cancer, also known as renal cell carcinoma, is a disease in which malignant cells are found in the lining of the small tubes in the kidney. These small tubes clean and filter the blood by removing the waste products and producing urine. Renal cell cancer is due to smoking and misuse of some […]

Shift Work-Cancer Connection Proved By WHO

Shift Work-Cancer Connection Proved By WHO

An International research organization (IARC) has found that there is a greater risk of developing cancer if you work the night shift. This astonishing statistic discovered by a sub group of the World Health organization has been taken very seriously by the government in Denmark. It has been recognized for decades that people who work […]

8 Common Signs Of Child Leukemia

8 Common Signs Of Child Leukemia

The biggest cause of cancer deaths in children is leukemia cancer. How can you recognize if your child has leukemia? Here are the eight warning signs of child leukemia.

Tomatoes And Broccoli To Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Tomatoes And Broccoli To Fight Against Prostate Cancer

If you are worried about prostate cancer, the consumption of tomatoes and broccoli can greatly reduce the risks. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant found in tomatoes and tomato products which can help to reduce some forms of cancer and heart disease. When you eat tomatoes and broccoli as part of your daily diet, they provide […]

Awareness Campaign Against Colon Cancer

Awareness Campaign Against Colon Cancer

In the United States, colon or rectum cancer is the second most likely cancer to cause death and the National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, being held this month, will strive to increase awareness and encourage people to take up screening programs when offered. Early symptoms can not be easily detected in colorectal cancer so it […]

Overcoming Mesothelioma And Asbestosis - New Treatments Available

Overcoming Mesothelioma And Asbestosis – New Treatments Available

Those who have developed illnesses associated with asbestos inhalation can enjoy new treatment options. New mesothelioma treatments have become available for those unfortunate enough to receive this disease. With the proper treatments, mesothelioma actually can be cured and patients can continue to live a life with healthy lungs. Treatments for asbestosis The best way to […]

Racist Breast Cancer Tendencies Explained

Racist Breast Cancer Tendencies Explained

It has been known to some considerable time that the numbers of African American women who die from breast cancer [breast cancer types]are considerably higher than those of white American women. Now the highly respected International Journal of Cancer has published a report that may explain why just under 40% of African American breast cancer […]

Breakthrough Study On Calorie Intake And Cancer Progression

Breakthrough Study On Calorie Intake And Cancer Progression

On Wednesday, researchers announced that they may have found some indication as to why diet changes are effective or ineffective in restricting cancer growth. As far back as 100 years ago, researchers noted that there was any relation between the growth of certain kinds of cancers and the amounts of calories consumed by patients. However, […]