cancer

Lung Cancer: How to Protect Yourself From Blood Clots

A cancer diagnosis comes with an array of new health risks to consider, and one of them is deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a potentially life-threatening blood clot that blocks blood flow in the veins, typically in the legs. One in five cancer patients will develop DVT, according to the National Blood Clot Alliance. And research suggests that a number of varieties of cancer — including lung — make patients particularly

Could this bra detect breast cancer?

A teenager in Mexico has invented a bra to detect breast cancer. But does it work? And if so, how? Julian Rios Cantu, 18, has made a bra that he says will be an early warning system for breast cancer symptoms. The Eva bra, made by him and three friends who formed a company together, is only at the prototype stage. But they have raised enough money to start tests

Lung Cancer Misdiagnosis Infographic

Lung cancer is a disease that kills more people than breast, colon, prostate or even ovarian cancer. One would think that this type of cancer should be more stringent in its diagnosis, however, that is simply not the case. Lung cancer misdiagnoses are much more frequent than realized, which is unfortunate because it is a disease that does not have a high survival rate. So just how common is lung

NICE : Healthy women should take breast cancer pill

NICE- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in their conference says that hundreds of thousands of healthy women should take pills to cut their risk of breast cancer. NICE give three drugs to choose from tamoxifen, raloxifened and anastrozole. The cheaper is anastrozole and has fewer side-effects and more effective. Trials show that per 1,000 patients taking anastrozole for five years, 35 cancer cases would be prevented compared

More young Asian women are diagnosed with breast cancer

The risk of developing the disease increases with age, but Asian women are being diagnosed at a younger age compared to their Western counterparts. “The peak age of breast cancer is about 10 years younger in Asia. There is also a suggestion that there may be a difference in the tumour biology of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Asian nations as compared to Western nations. “This will have a