Cancer

Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding mesothelioma and its staging are important for patients affected by the disease, as well as those who love and care for them. It is a form of cancer that invades the mesothelium, which is a protective membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs. Three out of every four cases of mesothelioma originate […]

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma. He was 46. The embattled former politician had fought the disease for the past 18 months since his diagnosis in September 2014. […]

Homeopathy: Should It Be Used in the Treatment of Cancer?

Homeopathy: Should It Be Used in the Treatment of Cancer?

Choosing the right form of treatment is something that weighs heavily on the minds of cancer patients of all kinds. It is a life and death decision that is not to be taken lightly. A person can be swayed by doctors or even family members or friends to take a certain course of action. It […]

Lung Cancer Fears for Women

Lung Cancer Fears for Women

For decades the leading cause of death among women worldwide was breast cancer. While that remains constant for women in poorer nations, wealthier women are dying more frequently from lung cancer. And the cause? You guessed it; smoking. Lung cancer remains the major cause of early deaths among men. The reason for the increase for […]

Cancer a Result of Bad Luck

Cancer a Result of Bad Luck

Recent research has revealed a surprising result. Although it has long been believed that heredity and habits were responsible for the health risk, scientists have determined that two-thirds of various forms of cancer are a result of bad luck; most cell mutation is random. The study was conducted on 31 types of cancer; 22 two […]