What Do We Know About Childhood Cancer?

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What Do We Know About Childhood Cancer? September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness, so it only makes sense that we try to learn more about how children are getting this disease at such an early stage. Organizations all over the world are struggling to find a cure for such a deplorable disease. It has taken millions […]

Why Americans Should Double their Concern About Melanoma

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Melanoma

Why Americans Should Double their Concern About Melanoma Discover what melanoma can do to your overall health and what steps you can take to prevent you, your family, and friends from developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in […]

May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day

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May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day Do not let overexposure of the sun’s rays affect your health. Learn what you can do to minimize your risks of developing skin cancer before it is too late. This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. There […]

Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Soda? Sugary Beverages Found to Increase Cancer Risk in Women

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Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Soda? Sugary Beverages Found to Increase Cancer Risk in Women Sugary drinks are a staple in women’s lives, but they seem to be providing more than just a delightful burst of energy. They also carry a risk for cancer. Why is it that having a sweet tooth is […]

Should You Lessen the Time You Spend with Your Smartphone?

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Should You Lessen the Time You Spend with Your Smartphone? Almost everyone has a smartphone nowadays, but people seem to be forgetting the health hazards associated with prolonged exposure to mobile devices. Connectivity is the name of the game for many individuals and businesses today. Almost everyone has a handheld device within their reach and […]

Asking For Prayers

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Asking for Prayers

Asking For Prayers Sometimes I am amazed at what the “world wide” web can actually do for us. Today I received a letter from one of our readers in Karachi, Pakistan. The family is devastated and in tremendous heartbreak for their mother. Their mother has late stage 4 oral cancer. The reader explained that his […]

Preventing Environmental Cancer Risks

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Preventing Environmental Cancer Risks

Preventing Environmental Cancer Risks If you have 25 people in a room and asked how many people knew someone who have had cancer, most likely all 25 would raise their hands. If you then asked how many in the room had a family member in the past who have had cancer, two thirds or more […]

Garlic Paste For Lung Ailments?

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Garlic Paste For Lung Ailments?

Garlic Paste For Lung Ailments? Have you ever sat down with your great grandmother or older grandmother and talked about “the good ole days”? If you never had that experience, find someone in their golden ripe years and find out how they lived when they were your age or younger. I promise you, you will […]

New Cap For Brain Cancer

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New Cap For Brain Cancer

New Cap For Brain Cancer Good news! It seems there may be hope for a certain type of brain cancer called Glioblastoma. The FDA has approved a new cap device called the Novo TTF-100A. The cap produces alternating electrical currents in the brain to disrupt the rapid cell division. I have included a video you […]

Lumpy Breast

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Lumpy Breast

Lumpy Breast Do you have lumpy boobs? Oops, I know that is getting a little personal, however today I want to write a little about breast care. As we all have been taught by either our mother, the doctor, the nurse, or even on the TV news, checking our breast for lumps or masses in […]

Some Cancer Mutations Slow Tumor Growth

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Some Cancer Mutations Slow Tumor Growth

Some Cancer Mutations Slow Tumor Growth This article was originally posted at: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013, February 4). Some cancer mutations slow tumor growth. ScienceDaily. Retrieved February 5, 2013 Feb. 4, 2013 — A typical cancer cell has thousands of mutations scattered throughout its genome and hundreds of mutated genes. However, only a handful of […]