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Do you know much about lung cancer?

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Lung cancer causes about 27 percent of all the cancer-related deaths, according to International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). A significant increase in lung cancer cases was seen in the last four years. Lung cancer This type of cancer is the most common type of cancer and has been in the media …

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How to Beat Breast Cancer?

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Cancer is an ugly word. It has been in the forefront of the news often. Moreover, it is rather frightening to think that everyone is at risk. Women are at risk for the most common cancer in India, breast cancer. According to Breast Cancer India, younger women between 25 and 40 years are at risk for breast cancer, when you …

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10 Early Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

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This month is breast cancer awareness month, so we are taking this time to educate you about the early warning signs of breast cancer. Here are some statistics about this form of cancer: Approximately 1.7 million new breast cancer cases were diagnosed worldwide in 2012. It is the 2nd most common cancer among both men and women, …

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Breast Cancer Symptoms & Prevention

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Breast Cancer is a type of cancer that causes tumour formation in the breast region. The occurrence of this form of cancer in India has risen, in the past few years. It is considered as the most common cancer among women. According to breastcancer.org, the absolute risk of developing breast cancer during a particular decade of …

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Cut Your Weight, Cut Your Chances of Cancer

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Connection between obesity and cancer A new discovery was made at the Laboratory of Tumour Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. It seems there is a stark connection between obesity and, pancreatic and breast cancers. This has laid the path to the development of preventive treatments to address the disease. “The fact that this …

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Can Coke Help Treat Lung Cancer?

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We’ve always been told that sodas are bad for us, they ruin our teeth and send our sugar levels through the roof. Beverage companies have been ridiculed for promoting sodas as items that should be included in our daily diets, and armchair activists have spoken out against the soda tribe. It turns out though, we …

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Why Diamonds Are Now Everybody’s Best Friend?

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Diamonds have always been known to be a woman’s best friend. However, a recent study shows that they could be just about anybody’s best friend, with their unique ability in helping the medical fraternity detect cancer. A new study by Dr. Reilly for Nature Communications, has shown that a nanodiamond, which is a synthetic, nanoscale diamond …

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7 Ways to Prevent Cancer

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Cancer is the leading cause of death around the world. Therefore, consider some simple steps to ward it off. Just a few changes to your eating and lifestyle habits may do the trick. Modify your meals Try to avoid, as much as possible, red and processed meats, sugared drinks and heavy carbohydrates. Include foods like brazil …

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Painkiller Emerges as a Cancer Killer

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Who knew that a painkiller was poised to become a first-of-its-kind cancer cure? According to scientists from the Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project, a common painkiller known as Diclofenac, has cancer curing properties. ReDo is a cross-country collaboration between the Anticancer Fund in Belgium, and US-based GlobalCures. Research suggests that this unexpected discovery may …

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Why Is That Morning Coffee Good for You?

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Coffee impacts melanoma development If you need a cup of coffee in the mornings to wake you from your slumber, here’s some good news for you. Your morning café au lait routine could help ward off melanoma, skin cancer. A study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Yale School of Public Health, followed …

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