ARTICLES RELATING TO CANCER

What causes testicular cancer?

29 minutes ago

The exact cause of testicular cancer is unknown. The clinical evidence suggests that congenital (born with), environmental and genetic factors play a role.

Ovarian cancer: diagnosis

47 minutes ago

Any suspicion of ovarian cancer must immediately be investigated, so that your medical team can decide

Ovarian cancer: causes and risk factors

48 minutes ago

Ovarian cancer is a malignant disease affecting the ovaries (egg-producing organs) of women. Learn more about its causes and risk factors.

Can breast cancer be prevented?

49 minutes ago

Breast cancer cannot be prevented, but certain steps can lower your risk.

Breast cancer: signs and symptoms

50 minutes ago

With breast cancer being a major health problem in Australia, it's important for all women to be aware of the signs and symptoms.

The different types of breast cancer

51 minutes ago

Breast cancer is the most common female cancer in Australia. In this article we explore what it is, and also take a look at the different kinds of breast cancer.

Reason to go for a mammogram

52 minutes ago

Mammograms have a bad reputation for being painful, but they can save your life.

Cut your breast cancer risk

54 minutes ago

Get the latest interesting facts and practical tips on how to cut your breast cancer risk.

Too much TV linked to early death

2014-07-18 15:59

Adults who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death, compared to those who watch less.

Your horoscope profile: everything you should know about Cancer – part 1

2014-07-14 14:20

From a tongue-in-cheek profile, to a breakdown of all your sexual wishlist and desires, here’s a list of all the things you need to know about the Cancerian star sign.

Osteoporosis risk in men treated for prostate cancer

2014-07-11 12:41

Hormone therapy may increase the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. Few of these men, however, are tested for osteoporosis.

Men can also develop breast cancer

2014-07-08 10:08

Breast cancer can occur in men, but little research has been done on male treatments, experts say.

Sex and astrology: Cancer's hottest fantasies, desires and erotic hotspots

2014-07-03 00:00

From wanting to have sex on the banks of a lake, to getting their groove on wearing nothing but nipple caps, Cancerians prove that they’re not as conservative as they seem.

Experts create babies from frozen testicles

2014-07-02 11:16

Scientists have produced live offspring from testicle tissue that has been cryopreserved and say a similar technique might be used to preserve the fertility of boys facing cancer treatment.

Heavy cell phone use may cause cancer

2014-06-24 11:48

A recent French study indicates that the heaviest cell phone users may have an increased risk of brain tumours.

Do terminal patients need artificial feeding?

2014-06-18 17:25

Suspending artificial feedings and fluids was among the most contested decisions in the family disputes surrounding Casey Kasem's last wishes.

'Sow' your blood so that others may 'harvest'

2014-06-18 05:00

As a regular blood recipient, Alta Smith from East-London is grateful to all the people who donate blood. She feels that blood donors often do not realise what a big difference they make.

'Sow' your blood so that others may 'harvest'

2014-06-09 16:13

As a regular blood recipient, Alta Smith from East-London is grateful to all the people who donate blood. She feels that blood donors often do not realise what a big difference they make.

Aerosmith's bassist opens up about his cancer struggle ahead of the band's US tour

2014-06-05 20:00

Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton admits the after effects of cancer treatment came back to "bite" him last year but he's now feeling "great" ahead of the band's US tour.

Passive smoking

2014-06-04 13:42

The health risks associated with passive smoking are generally less well known than those of direct smoking – but they have been proved beyond a doubt

Groin lump

2014-06-03 15:04

A groin lump is swelling to the groin in a confined to a small area. It may be hard or soft, sensitive or not sore at all.

New thyroid cancer drug shows promise

2014-06-02 11:54

A new drug, lenvatinib, is showing promise in the treatment of radiation-resistant thyroid cancer.

US cancer centre ads may be misleading

2014-05-28 11:29

Advertisements from cancer centres might be creating inappropriate demand for services or providing unrealistic expectations, according to a US study.

Drug-resistant superbugs a worldwide threat

2014-05-23 10:25

Superbugs have become resistant to drugs, which could lead to a deadly world where antibiotics are no longer effective.

 

What is testicular cancer?

31 minutes ago

The vast majority of testicular cancer (95%) develop from the germinal cells of the testes.

Ovarian cancer - treatment, outcome and prevention

47 minutes ago

The mainstays of treatments for ovarian cancer are surgery and chemotherapy. Learn more.

Breast cancer - treatment

48 minutes ago

The treatment of breast cancer depends on the stage of the cancer, the pathological type, as well as the individual's age and wishes.

How breast cancer is diagnosed

49 minutes ago

Diagnosis of breast cancer is based on “triple assessment”. Learn more.

Breast cancer: causes and risk factors

50 minutes ago

The exact causes of breast cancer aren't known. Nonetheless, there are certain circumstances that have been shown to increase a person’s vulnerability to cancer.

How to beat cancer medication side effects

52 minutes ago

Cancer medication kills cancer cells, but, in the process, it destroys healthy ones too. Here’s how to cope with the side effects.

Sex after breast cancer

53 minutes ago

When a woman loses her breasts to cancer, the loss is more than merely physical, and the impact can be devastating.

Osteoporosis risk in men with prostate cancer

2014-07-22 12:36

Hormone therapy may increase the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. Few of these men, however, are tested for osteoporosis.

Your horoscope profile: everything you should know about Cancer – part 1

2014-07-15 13:00

From a tongue-in-cheek profile, to a breakdown of all your sexual wishlist and desires, here’s a list of all the things you need to know about the Cancerian star sign.

Vasectomy linked to aggressive prostate cancer

2014-07-11 13:59

There may be a chance of a higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer among men who have had a vasectomy, but more research is needed.

Are cigars safer than cigarettes?

2014-07-08 11:33

You might think that smoking cigars is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but don’t be fooled.

Focused colon polyp removal saves on surgery

2014-07-04 14:32

A new team procedure to remove colon polyps eliminates the need to remove the entire section of the colon containing the polyp.

Baby mice produced from frozen testicle tissue

2014-07-02 15:22

Scientists have for the first time used deep frozen testicle tissue from mice to produce live offspring, which gives hope to boys facing cancer treatment.

Vaccines – serious side effects quite rare

2014-07-01 11:52

There is a rising trend of vaccine hesitancy among parents in the United States and Europe, which has led to a resurgence of measles and whooping cough.

Arsenic pollution despair in Chinese cancer village

2014-06-24 05:30

Xiong Demin could not have foreseen that the mine he worked at for 32 years would leave his home village poisoned and hundreds of residents, including himself and his wife, stricken with cancer.

Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?

2014-06-18 12:00

Can vitamin D save you from death?

Moles may indicate higher breast cancer risk

2014-06-11 14:41

American and French scientists found that the more moles a woman has, the greater her average risk of breast cancer.

New gene tests speed up tumour evaluation

2014-06-06 16:20

A new method of evaluating tumours could guide patients to the right drug earlier, potentially replacing current tests.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-06-04 13:44

With so much focus on second-hand smoke we have, for the large part, overlooked the dangers of third-hand smoke... until now.

Haematuria - blood in the urine

2014-06-04 09:26

Haematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine.

Breast lump

2014-06-03 11:40

The female breast changes with puberty, the monthly menstrual cycle, pregnancy and hormonal replacement therapy.

Lifestyle changes may prevent 50% of cancer cases

2014-05-28 10:57

The latest World Cancer Report emphasises the importance of prevention in reducing incidences of the disease, over 14 million of which were reported in 2012.

Two-thirds of US adults carry HPV

2014-05-22 11:51

American researchers found that more than two-thirds of a test group were infected with human papillomavirus. However, only some of the strains carry the risk of cancer.

 
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