RSSArchive for April, 2009

Black Women Three Times More At Risk Of Breast Cancer

Black Women Three Times More At Risk Of Breast Cancer

Recent data published in the Breast Cancer Research journal shows that black women are three times more at risk from a particularly destructive types of breast cancer than other races. The disease, know as triple negative, causes more deaths because it cannot be treated with the commonly effective drugs that work on progesterone or estrogen. […]

Risk Factors Of Small Cell Lung Cancer

Risk Factors Of Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung cancer basically falls into two categories: small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer is also of two types: small cell carcinoma and combined small cell carcinoma. These two types of small cell lung cancers include various types of cells which grow and spread in different ways. These cancers […]

Excessive Supplements May Cause Lung Cancer

Excessive Supplements May Cause Lung Cancer

We have long known about the importance of proper nutrition in staying healthy and avoiding cancer. But now it seems that some people who take extra supplements in the hopes of preventing cancer may actually be making their situation worse. A new study has shown that smokers and former smokers who take supplements of beta-carotene, […]

Drug May Prove Effective Against Brain Cancer

Drug May Prove Effective Against Brain Cancer

One of the deadliest types of cancer is glioblastoma, which is a malignant tumour in the brain. Survival on average lasts for six months, more with certain cancer treatments. The American Cancer Society figures highlight that there are ten thousand cases annually. The drug company Roche Holding AG have reported that trials on a new […]