The Surprising Link Between Basements and Lung Cancer
Smoking is by far the largest risk factor for lung cancer, but that doesn’t mean that people who have never smoked will not suffer from lung cancer. In fact, according to US statistics, as much as 20% of lung cancer patients are non-smokers.
The 10 Most Common Warning Signs of Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, claiming the lives of more than a million people every year. Despite these worrying numbers, lung cancer is not necessarily a death sentence if you catch it early enough.
Cancer Breakthrough: Blood Test That Detects Five Cancers
An international team of scientists has developed a blood test that can help detect five common types of cancer four years before symptoms appear. Called PanSeer, the test can detect cancers of the stomach, as well as esophageal, colorectal, lung, and liver cancers.
10 Foods That'll Naturally Cleanse and Clear Your Lungs
Carotenoids This orange antioxidant pigment has been shown to reduce the risk of developing lung cancer. One way to recognize a carotenoid is by color. Carotenoids are typically found in fruit and vegetables with orange, red, or yellow shades.
If You Have These Symptoms, You Could Have Lung Problems!
Addressing it early on will help protect your lungs from severe damage, while reducing the risk of chronic lung diseases and cancer. Below are some key signs that indicate that your lungs could be in trouble. 1.
Biology Lesson: How Do Our Lungs Work?
In the shadow of an infectious lung disease, it's more important than ever to understand the function of one of our most important organs - the lungs.
Cleansing Your Lungs Has Never Been Easier!
Protecting your lungs is vital, if you want to preserve your long-term health. Over a period of time, toxins from mold and bacteria can build up in your lungs causing you ill health. Therefore, getting into the habit of cleansing your lungs on regular basis is a good thing to do.
Cancer Hazards: 12 Skin Cancer Mistakes to Avoid
About 20% of all Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they hit 70, says the Skin Cancer Foundation. Skin cancer may form as a non-melanoma (bad) or melanoma (very bad) type of disease. Whatever it may be, one thing is certain - you definitely don't want it.
New Test Discovers Cancer Months Before it Appears!
In a major lung cancer trial, a revolutionary blood test has been proven to diagnose the recurrence of cancer cells up to a whole year in advance of conventional scans.
12 Cancer Facts You Need to Pay Attention To
Informing yourself of important cancer facts and understanding who is most at risk, as well as the factors that increase your cancer risk will reduce your risk significantly. Here are 12 cancer facts you need to pay attention to. Research suggests that only 5% of cancers are hereditary.
Watch a Woman Take Her First Breath With New Lungs
In the video below, you'll see Jennifer, a lifelong Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, taking her first unobstructed breath after a successful lung transplant. Demonstrating we shouldn't take anything for granted. Please share this video to demonstrate the power of organ donation to the world!
What are the Five Deadliest Cancers? Taking a Closer Look.
Below, you'll find a breakdown of 5 of the deadliest types of cancer that are still prevalent in the world today: 5. Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer cases in 2015: 220,800 Prostate cancer deaths in 2015: 27,540 Prostate cancer arises from glandular cells and typically affects older men.
9 Warning Signs of Cancer We All Need to Know
Lung Cancer This deadly cancer is common in both women and men and leads to the formation of growths in the lungs, ultimately destroying them. The most common cause of this cancer is first and second-hand smoking of tobacco products.
Regular Exercise Boosts My Odds Of Remaining Cancer-Free...
Gastric Cancer A 2008 study showed that people who exercised at least moderately reduced their risk of developing gastric cancer by 50%.
Prevent Cancer By Avoiding These 5 Diet Mistakes
More and more large new studies confirm the relationship between a poor diet and the risk of developing certain cancers. In fact, a subpar diet increases your risks of developing certain types of cancer just as much as alcohol and more than not exercising.
Viagra May Hold the Key to Preventing Colorectal Cancer...
If they manage to get a green light for such trials to go ahead, then this could be a monumental step forward for patients of this type of cancer.
How do Cancer Cells Behave?
Cancer cells are cells that multiply faster than regular cells, thus causing abnormalities in the body's normal function. This much most of us already know.
This is What Bad Breath Says About Your Health
Stomach Cancer – Metallic Taste and Smell A metallic taste in your mouth with a similar breath odor is a typical sign of advanced stomach cancer. However, it must be noted that certain medications can sometimes give similar smelling breath. 4.
Don't Ignore the Most Common Early Signs of Cancer
A Persistent & Unexplained Pain Random and infrequent pains are generally not an indication of Cancer, but a constant or persistently reoccurring pain may be the first telltale sign of cancer. Persistent abdomen pain can be a sign of ovarian cancer.
Is the Cure for Cancer Hiding In This Tiny Animal?
Currently, there are over 100 known types of cancer that humans can contract.
An Incredible Breakthrough In Cancer Treatment!
For many years cancer has taken a toll on people's lives. But possibly, years from now our views on curing cancer may drastically change. In recent news, scientists are claiming extraordinary success in their first clinical trials among blood cancer patients.
These 15 Things Have All Strongly Been Linked to Cancer
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that “Non-smokers who are exposed to second-hand smoke at home or at work increase their risk of developing lung cancer by 20-30%. 4.
These Breakthrough Cancer Treatments Could Save Thousands
Discovering safe and effective cancer treatments is not that easy, but in the last month, we’ve taken two major steps towards a future where there is a cure for every single type of cancer.
Could Immuno-therapies Treat Head & Neck Cancers?
Did you know that squamous cell cancer of the head and neck is the sixth most common cancer in the world? It accounts for approximately one to two percent of all cancer deaths.