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    General Health How Many Types of Cancers Are There? – Reader’s Digest

    Cancer is the second deadliest disease in America, behind heart disease—but the term “cancer” actually lumps over 100 diseases into one. All cancers have a lot in common: Mutations make cells change and grow out of control, and are often caused by some combination of genetic and … Read more...
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    General Health Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours, scientists find, creating a ‘black box’ for origin of disease – The Telegraph

    Around 360,000 people are diagnosed with cancer in Britain each year, and 163,000 people will die from their disease. It is thought that around 38 per cent of cases of preventable, but the new study help give a better estimation of exactly how deadly environmental factors can be. The … Read...
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    Sexual Health Improved procedure for cancer-related erectile dysfunction – Science Daily

    Surgeons have modified a minimally invasive technique to help men regain erectile function lost after prostate cancer surgery... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer – Medical News Today

    A new study finds that capsaicin, the pungent compound in chili peppers, can successfully stop lung cancer metastasis. New research adds to the mounting evidence that capsaicin, a compound found in chili peppers, has anti-cancer properties. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer...
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    General Health Ovarian Cancer Warning Signs and Symptoms |

    Bloating, or a feeling of fullness, is one of the most common symptoms of ovarian cancer. However, bloating can be caused by many other conditions, ranging from mild gastric disturbance to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, to severe abdominal infection. Women with abdominal symptoms may...
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    General Health Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer –

    Colorectal cancer is one of the more common cancers in the US. About 1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women will develop colon or rectal cancer at some point during their lifetime. But there are things you can do to help lower your risk. Here are 6 ways … Read more via
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    General Health 7 colon cancer symptoms in men – Medical News Today

    The digestive system is complex, which makes the symptoms of colon cancer difficult to catch. As a result, it is vital to attend regular colon cancer screenings. Colon cancer, which is also called colorectal cancer, is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women …...
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    General Health Listen to Prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths decreasing worldwide, study says | Audioburst

    Colorado’s Morning News with April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz.. . Read more via Audioburst Search Engine
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    General Health Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes? – WebMD Health

    — Drinking a bottle of wine each week is the same as smoking five to 10 cigarettes a week when it comes to raising the risk of getting cancer, according to a new study that’s gotten widespread mainstream news coverage. The United Kingdom study … Read more via WebMD Health
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    General Health Pancreatic Cancer Odds Tied to Weight Before 50 – WebMD Health

    Need another reason to stay slim? People who are overweight have a greater risk of dying from pancreatic cancer, especially those who are carrying extra pounds before age 50, a new study suggests. … Read more via WebMD Health
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    General Health Colon cancer misdiagnosis in younger adults is a concern, study suggests – CNN

    "I spent the next few months just going to the doctor, trying to get a diagnosis. In the first four months, I probably saw six different doctors," Newcomer said. "They couldn’t find anything wrong with me even though I stressed that I had a family history of colorectal cancer. They … Read...
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    General Health Cancer Prevention Foods List Everyone Must Have – NaijaGists Blog

    Carrots: The bright orange coloration of carrots is due to the presence of phytochemicals such as carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene etc) in the root plant. Carrots are rich sources of vitamin A, which is the … Read more via NaijaGists Blog Cancer Prevention...
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    General Health Drinking one bottle of wine weekly raises cancer risk – Newtelegraph

    Drinking one bottle of wine per week has the same lifetime cancer risk as smoking 10 cigarettes. These are the findings of a new study published yesterday in the journal BMC Public Health. The new study in the United Kingdom (UK) estimates that consuming one 750ml bottle … Read more via...
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    General Health How do oral bacteria make colorectal cancer more aggressive? – Medical News Today

    Scientists have identified a molecular mechanism through which an oral bacterium accelerates colorectal cancer growth. An oral bacterium with links to tooth decay may speed up the growth of colorectal cancer. Tests have shown that around a third of people who develop colorectal cancer also have...
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    General Health Symptoms of Cervical Cancer – WebMD

    What Are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer? In the early stages, cervical precancers or cervical cancers cause no pain or other symptoms. That's why it's vital for women to get regular pelvic exams and Pap tests to detect cancer in its earliest stage when it's treatable. The first identifiable...
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    General Health Breast Cancer Screening and Detection – WebMD

    When it comes to breast cancer screening and detection, experts and advocacy groups don't agree on when women should start getting regular breast cancer screening mammograms. Without delving into the controversy, consider these facts: ... Read more via WebMD
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    General Health Doctors Kept Dismissing My Back Pain—Until I Was Finally Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer –

    This article is part of Health’s new series, Misdiagnosed, featuring stories from real women who have had their medical symptoms dismissed or wrongly diagnosed. I’d been having chronic back pain for about a year before I found the lump. It wasn’t like I … Read more via Real Simple...
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    General Health Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life – – The New York Times

    Although I usually refrain from writing columns linked to national health observances, I believe that Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, in March, is too important to ignore. There are simply too many people who are still getting and dying from this preventable disease because they failed to …...
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    General Health 10 Unexpected Health Benefits of Hot Sauce–#8 Explains Why Cancer Hates Chilies –

    At the risk of sounding stupid, hot sauce is, well, hot—it makes you cry, it burns your mouth, and touching a chili pepper and then your eye is big no-no. All that doesn’t sound very pleasant, but ultimately, people LOVE it. And it turns out, your love of the burn is … Read more via...
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    General Health Five Common Cancers Affecting Women – The Guardian Nigeria News

    For decades, infectious diseases led the way in the number of deaths caused by ill-health, especially in less developed countries like Nigeria. These infectious diseases have been contained in recent years because of advances in medicine and safer practices in agriculture and … Read more via...