Tag: Cancer

Mesothelioma Information- Mesothelioma Symptoms and Treatment

Mesothelioma Information

The most common disease that is making headlines today is cancer. In last few years the patients of the cancer are increasing at the same time the cure is also becoming advance and more promising.

A research was conducted on 3rd January 2011 which revealed that main cause of mesothelioma is asbestos and in factories where asbestos is used in the manufacturing of products the employees of those factories are becoming victims of this disease as many young employees are suffering from mesothelioma . These employees are demanding from their government to put a complete ban on the use of asbestos in the manufacturing of products.

Being diagnosed with the cancer is a terrible experience and one gets more scared when they see the other cancer patients are passing away. If your loved ones are diagnosed with mesothalioma. You can help them in fighting against mesothelioma for which you must have the knowledge of this disease. So if you are ready to get the knowledge about this disease lets dig in….
Mesothelioma is a type of tumor of the mesothelium.

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Environmental Factors that Can Cause Breast Cancer

Studies revealed that risk of breast cancer can be enhanced because of various environmental causes, like- chemicals, smoke etc. A few factors are follows:

•    Research revealed (New England Journal of Medicine) that using hormone replacement therapy can increase chance of breast cancer. It also enhances the chances of stroke as well as heart ailments, urinary disorders etc. So when you need some hormone replacement therapy (because of menopause) discuss with your doctor about some alternative process.

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Lung Cancer Pill Shrinks some Tumors

Lung Cancer accounts for the maximum number of death in a year [1.3 million deaths per year].

Lung cancer is caused due to the tobacco chewing and smoking. At present there were no medications available which can give a higher 5 year survival rate [At present the 5 year survival rate of lung cancer patients are 7%]. Many medications like chemotherapy, radiotherapy and gene therapy has been practiced in conjunction with lung cancer previously, but the complication [in terms of side effect] only increased as there were no changes in the 5 year survival rate of the patients.

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Tips to Prevent Cancer

Prevent Cancer

Among all the dangerous disease of this world cancer is thought to be the one which is at the top, it spoils a person’s slowly but drastically, some people also claims it to be the most frightening word of English language.

Prevent CancerThis is true but very unfortunate that lots of people gets the diagnosis in some part of their life and then the rest of life gets spoil with the pain and after affects of this disease.

According to some estimate almost 10 million cases of cancer gets diagnosed every year and unfortunately this amount is not coming down. Once the cancer gets diagnosed then the only solution comes in the form of chemotherapy but some of your routine life activities can help you in staying away from cancer.

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Folic Acid Is Linked To Cancer: Study Revealed

Folic acid has been long considered as a very important nutrient that can help in the prevention of the tragic birth defects and from about a decade many different governments of the world have focused on the production of foods enriched with folic acid or synthetic form of Vitamin B.

Folic AcidThese foods were artificially boosted up with extra folic acids and some of the common are: cereal, nutrition bars and beverages etc. and these are the food which majority of people takes in their daily breakfast.
Since the time of boosting folic acids in food products, researchers have also started studying the effects of these synthetic fibers on the health of people.

A study has been revealed in the Journal of the American Medical Association some months ago and it suggests that the extra folic acid might increase the chances of getting cancer.

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A Potential Mechanism Found For the Association of Meat with Colorectal Cancer

The Red meat has been long linked with the risks of colorectal cancer by many earlier researches but few of them have discussed the underlying mechanism.

Red MeatA recent study has been made in US regarding the same matter and the researchers have tried to find out the original biological mechanism that is linking the colorectal cancer with the intake of meat. The findings of this research have been published in the online 9th March issue of Cancer research and most of the research team was from Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, at the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Rock ville, Maryland including the corresponding author Dr Amanda J Cross.

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