cancer

Why cancer rates are increasing in the world's 'top' countries

Australians have access to some of the best healthcare in the world, allowing us to avoid many preventable illnesses, receive good care when we’re unwell and live longer. Ironically, this advantage may be fuelling an epidemic of obesity, diabetes and, according to new research, cancer. The University of Adelaide study found that the world’s wealthiest countries have much higher rates of cancer than much poorer countries. Looking at cancer rates

Prostate Cancer

There are many myths about prostate cancer. It will cause mislead to public. Let’s read some of popular myths about prostate cancer :- Myth 1: Prostate Cancer is a disease of older people People think that only men aged 65 years and over will have prostate cancer. This myth is not true because even if they are aged 65 years and over will have a greater probability of prostate cancer,

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

Skin Cancer

There’s myths about skin cancer that spread mouth to mouth and word to word. The misconceptions about it may putting your health at risk :- image upload Myth 1 : My skin’s naturally dark and never burns so I don’t need sunscreen. Fact – “Skin cancer is color-blind,” says Jeanine Downie, MD, a dermatologist in Montclair, NJ, and coauthor of Beautiful Skin of Color. In fact, skin cancer rates are