1. zacman

    General Health If Radiation Exposure Kills People, Why Is It An Effective Cancer Treatment? – Forbes

    So, to paraphrase - If water drowns people, why is it essential for life? -or - If knives kill people, why are scalpels used in surgery? Because too much of anything can be dangerous, but the right amount can be life saving. Read more via Forbes
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    General Health Cancer signs men must not ignore – Tribune

    You eat pretty well some days and work out most days, but if you are like a lot of men, whose schedule does not include a trip to the doctor once in a while. It would be nice for you to add this to your schedule because failure to do … Read more via Tribune
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    General Health How to check your boobs for breast cancer – Cosmopolitan

    October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it's not just now that you need to be aware of checking your breasts; it's a habit you should be maintaining all year round, no matter your age or family history. Read more via Cosmopolitan
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    General Health New risk factor for mouth cancer uncovered – Medical News Today

    In some regions, mouth cancer incidence has risen. A recent study uncovers a new risk factor that might help explain these increases. A recent study investigates a new risk factor for mouth cancer. In certain parts of the world, over the past couple of decades, mouth cancer rates … Read more...
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    General Health Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women – The New York Times

    Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women The higher a woman’s body mass index, the greater her risk for early-onset colorectal cancer. Obesity is linked to an increased risk for colorectal cancer in younger women, new research has found. Colorectal cancer … Read more via The New...
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    General Health Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018: Beauty Through the Eyes of a Survivor – BellaNaija

    Today, we’re sharing more of Ms.H’s breast cancer survivor chronicles. If you missed the first part of this series, please click here. We welcome breast cancer survivors to share their stories. We hope someone reading will be inspired. *** October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! One of the...
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    General Health Antibiotic may prevent breast cancer recurrence – Medical News Today

    One of cancer researchers’ top priorities is discovering ways to reduce the risk that cancer will recur or metastasize. A recent, small-scale study may have found a common, cost-effective drug that does just that. An antibiotic might help prevent breast cancer from coming back. Cancer stem cells...
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    General Health What to know about brain cancer (s) – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Brain Cancer (Glioblastoma) The National Cancer Institute defines Glioblastoma as “a fast-growing type of central nervous system tumour that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord, with cells that look very different from normal ones. Dr. Olufemi Bankole, … Read...
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    General Health For Some Women, Breast Reconstruction Isn’t the Answer – Healthline

    Learning to Love Your Body Is Hard — Especially After Breast Cancer As we age, we bear scars and stretch marks that tell the story of a life well-lived. For me, that story includes breast cancer, a double mastectomy, and no reconstruction. Read more via Healthline
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    General Health Cervical cancer: Australia ‘to be first to eliminate disease’ – BBC News – Health

    Cervical cancer is being successfully reduced by prevention schemes Australia will become the first country to effectively eliminate cervical cancer if vaccination and screening rates are maintained, researchers say. The disease could be eradicated as a public health issue nationally … Read...
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    General Health Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers – WebMD Health

    (HealthDay News) — A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received it in a small, preliminary trial, researchers report. HER2-positive cancers … Read more via WebMD Health
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    General Health Nobel Prize Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers – WebMD Health

    Two cancer researchers received the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the immune system can be harnessed to attack tumor cells, a finding that led to the development of immunotherapy drugs. 
 Sharing the prestigious award are James P. Allison, … Read more via...
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    General Health 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers – NYT – Health

    The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan for their work on unleashing the immune … Read more via NYT – Health
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    General Health Eating Burgers & Hot Dogs Increases A Woman’s Risk Of Breast Cancer – Harvard Study Warns – NaijaBizCom.Com

    Burgers may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, new Harvard research suggests. Processed meat has long been linked to other cancers of the pancreas, prostate and bowels, but this study is the first to show a link with tumors that start in the breast.Women who consumed the most processed …...
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    General Health Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk – NYT – Health

    Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk Women who ate the most processed meats, like hot dogs, bacon and ham, had a 9 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared to those who infrequently ate such foods. Eating processed meat is associated with … Read more via NYT – Health...
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    General Health Early Detection, Key To Ending Prostate Cancer In Nigeria – Dr. Odumakin – Leadership Newspaper

    With more Nigerians dying of prostate cancer, global human right activist and president, Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin has said that early detection, access to cancer drugs and adequate cancer clinics are the key to ending the scourge in the country. Odumakin, made this known during a 5km...
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    General Health Australia Could Be First To Eliminate Cervical Cancer- Study – Leadership Newspaper

    Australia could be the first country in the world to effectively eradicate cervical cancer if current vaccination and screening rates are maintained, according to a research in public health journal `the Lancet’ published on Wednesday. “By 2022, cervical cancer rates are predicted to drop to...
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    General Health All you need to know about ovarian cancer – Punch Newspapers

    Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of deaths worldwide. It is also the commonest cause of death among all gynaecological cancers. The very high case-fatality rate for ovarian cancer is partly because the condition usually presents in advanced stages of the disease. In a retrospective...
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    Metro Best Breast Cancer Awareness Month Products 2018 – TheFashionSpot News

    As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time … Read more via TheFashionSpot News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    General Health Bacon and sausages ‘linked to breast cancer’ – BBC News

    Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers. A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of the cancer compared with those who ate little of … Read more via BBC News...