WHO guidance to prevent and control cervical cancer

WHO guidance to prevent and control cervical cancer

WHO has launched new guidance to help prevent and control cervical cancer. The new journal entitled ‘Comprehensive cervical cancer control : A guide to essential practice ‘ has been revealed at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne, Australia on 3 December 2014. Guidance to prevent and control cervical cancer Vaccinate 9-13 year old girls with two doses of HPV vaccine – This vaccine to prevent Human papilomavirus(HPV) infect the woman as the virus related…

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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

London, Dec 3 (IANS)- Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a study. In the study involving 1,700 people, more than half (53 percent) said they had experienced at least one red-flag cancer ‘alarm’ symptom during the previous three months, but only two percent of them thought that cancer was a possible cause, the findings showed. Cancer Symptoms: Prevention is Better…

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Cannabis extracts can slow growth of brain cancer tumours

Cannabis extracts can slow growth of brain cancer tumours

There’s study that cannabis extracts can help slow the growth of cancerous tumours when used alongside radiotherapy treatments. The two chemical components found in cannabis ; tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) were tested as part of research into the treatment of brain cancer tumours. As we know brain cancer tumours is difficult to treat and has a particularly poor prognosis. A team from St George’s, University of London has been used cannabinoids alone, irradiation alone…

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Important Measures to Take After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Important Measures to Take After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

For the last week, you’ve been in a state of perpetual shock. While going in for a routine doctor visit your physician came across a seemingly harmless lump on the back of your back. Although she seemed relatively certain that it wasn’t indicative of a serious threat, you both decided that it was in your best interest to have a few routine tests performed. After all, the old adage “better safe than sorry” is particularly…

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