RSSArchive for July, 2009

HPV Virus May Improve Survival In Head And Neck Cancer Patients

HPV Virus May Improve Survival In Head And Neck Cancer Patients

According to U.S. researchers, HPV (human papilloma virus) may help in the treatment of head and neck cancer. They also explained why black Americans, who have far less HPV infections than whites, have very poor chances of survival with neck and head cancer. The senior study author, director of the University of Maryland’s cancer center […]

Effects That Cancer Can Have On The Brain

Effects That Cancer Can Have On The Brain

Your brain is not something that you want to mess with. It is very important to have a very early detection if you suspect that you feel any symptoms of brain cancer. Brain cancer is a malignancy growing in the tissue of your brain. This malignancy grows into a mass of cancer cells. You will […]

Battle Against Fungal Infections With Breast Cancer Drug

Battle Against Fungal Infections With Breast Cancer Drug

According to recent reports, an FDA approved drug, tamoxifen, used for preventing the re-occurrence of breast cancer shows effective results in fighting against life threatening fungal infections in cancer patients. Some scientists believe that tamoxifen has certain antifungal properties and a new research from the University Of Rochester Medical Center proves that it can potentially […]

Radiation Therapy In Childhood Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

Radiation Therapy In Childhood Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

According to the results of latest study, girls who undergo radiation therapy for cancer in childhood are at increased risk of developing breast cancer in long term. However, if the treatment includes higher doses to the ovaries, it seems to protect them from breast cancer in their later life. As we all know, radiation therapy […]

How To Know If You Have Bone Cancer?

How To Know If You Have Bone Cancer?

There are two kinds of bone cancer. These are primary and secondary. Cancer that starts in the bone or the tissue around the bone is primary cancer. Secondary cancer is a type of cancer that starts somewhere else in your body and moves into your bones. The most common kind of cancer to go into […]

Preventing Stomach Cancer Through Diet

Preventing Stomach Cancer Through Diet

There is a tiny bacteria that makes its home in many of our stomachs despite the strong stomach acid that we produce. It is known as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), and it is known to cause ulcers, gastritis, and even stomach cancer. Now it turns out eating your vegetables may reduce the number of H. […]

Lower Your Cancer Risk By Limiting CT Scans

Lower Your Cancer Risk By Limiting CT Scans

New research has shown that the radiation you are exposed to during a CT scan has a cumulative effect, and can increase the chances that you will have cancer. CT scans are a widely used and extremely useful tool for diagnosing a variety of conditions. Generally the number of scans a patient receives is not […]

Medical Marijuana To Get Cigarette Style Cancer Warnings On Packaging

Medical Marijuana To Get Cigarette Style Cancer Warnings On Packaging

Environmental regulators of the state of California announced that in the future medical marijuana which is commonly used for the painful side effects of cancer will have to come with a warning label much like cigarettes that warns of its cancer carcinogen risks. California legalized the use of marijuana for patients who suffer from diseases […]