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Category Archives: Cancer Causes

The battle against cancer is heating up – Times of India (blog)

Posted: August 20, 2017 at 4:48 pm

Indias battle against cancer has never been on a high but the scenario could now change, thanks to an unique effort from a corporate honcho and a seasoned cancer physician who are keen to highlight why cancer is on the rise across the world and pose a particular threat in many low- and middle-income countries. Their efforts are making many sit up and take notice Continue reading



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MEDICAL INSIGHTS: How do the sun’s rays affect your health? – Aiken Standard

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Prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet radiation over time can contribute to some health problems, such as skin cancer, yet insufficient exposure to the sun’s rays may contribute to negative health effects. Continue reading



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Are Stem Cells the Link Between Bacteria and Cancer? – Technology Networks

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Gastric carcinoma is one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths, primarily because most patients present at an advanced stage of the disease. The main cause of this cancer is the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which chronically infects around half of all humans. Continue reading



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Johnny’s brain cancer fight: What’s next? – Yahoo7 Be

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Former Home and Away star Johnny Ruffo has been left reeling after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer at just 29 years old- but the actor is not alone in his fight. Although not one of the most common cancers, approximately 1600 Australians are diagnosed with brain cancer every year, while about 1300 die from the disease. Speaking to Be, Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda gave some background on Johnnys condition, saying: The reason its a scary cancer is that its in a really important part of who you are, the brain Continue reading



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Ovarian cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments – Reports Healthcare

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Ovarian cancer happens when cells in the ovaries develop and duplicate wildly, delivering a chunk of tissue called a tumor. Causes: Its not clear precisely why this happens, but rather the accompanying variables may expand your danger of getting ovarian cancer. Increasing age The danger of ovarian cancer usually increases as you get more established, with most cases happening after the menopause. Continue reading



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Urgent action required to address decline in uptake of HPV vaccine – Leitrim Observer

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The dramatic fall in the uptake of the HPV vaccine in the Sligo and Leitrim area requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has told the Leitrim Observer this week. The Sligo/Leitrim region has seen a steep drop in the uptake of the HPV vaccine, which protects against the strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which cause seven in 10 cases of cervical cancer in women Continue reading



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Jordan softball donates funds to American Cancer Society – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Posted: August 17, 2017 at 5:49 am

After fundraising via a Hit-A-Thon and raffles in July, the Jordan softball squad had the chance to give back on Aug. 10. The Red Jackets made their home opener against Carver a special one thanks to the pre-game festivities Continue reading



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Limerick sees ‘dramatic drop-off’ in numbers availing of cancer preventing HPV vaccine – Limerick Leader

Posted: August 16, 2017 at 3:40 pm

LIMERICK has seen a dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine, a newly-formed vaccination alliance has warned. There has seen a noticeable decline in the uptake of the HPV vaccine, which protects against the strains of Human Papilloma Virus, which causes seven in ten cases of cervical cancer in women. In the 2015/2016 school year, 267 Limerick schoolgirls declined the offer of the free vaccine. Continue reading



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Harnessing The Body’s Endocannabinoid System To Fight Cancer – The Fresh Toast

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The drugs used to treat cancer after surgery can help to slow disease progression, but they dont always fight cancer and keep it from spreading to other parts of the body, nor do they help with pain associated with some cancers such as sarcomas (rare bone cancers). There is a drug, however, that potentially does both of these things: cannabis. Preparations of cannabis plants have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Continue reading



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Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis – Arizona Daily Star

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TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As if people newly diagnosed with cancer don’t have enough to worry about, a new study suggests the diagnosis may put their hearts at risk, too Continue reading



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