Health Articles tagged ‘cancer’

Treating Lung Cancer with Surgery

There are many ways to treat lung cancer. Combination chemotherapy, surgical procedures, and radiation are all included in treatments of lung cancer. When these procedures are practiced along with early detection of lung cancer, the lung cancer can be cured and prevented from further occurrence. Your...
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The Three Types of Lung Cancer: NSCLC, SCLC and Bronchial Carcinoids

People talk of lung cancer, but the disease so simple. Cancer is complex and often comes in many different forms. How many types of lung cancer are there? Surprisingly, there are only two main forms of lung cancer. However, there is also a third type of lung cancer that is very rare. The two main forms...
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Screening and Preventing Lung Cancer

Of all the cancer deaths in the United States, lung cancer remains one of the most deadly—for both men and women. Sadly, it is one of the easiest to prevent. There are many known carcinogens and the surgeon general issues warnings on dangerous products. But, you may still wonder how does cancer start?...
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Papaya extract fights 10 different types of cancer say researchers

University of Florida researchers are reporting that an extract from dried papaya slows the growth of cancer cells in the laboratory. However, it’s not clear if the papaya extract will have the same effect on cancer in people, however. According to Dr. Nam Dang, the papaya extract appears to affect...
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Understanding Liver Cancer — the Causes, Risk Factors

Although primary liver cancer only affects about two percent in the U.S., in many undeveloped countries it is about 50% of all cancers. This is because hepatitis is more prevalent in other countries, and can leave the liver exposed to cancer. All over the world, cancer in the liver affects two times...
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Body Check: What to Look for When Checking for Skin Cancer

Do you know how to look for skin cancer symptoms? Skin cancer is a disease that affects over 40 percent of Americans who live to the age of 65 – and they may get skin cancer more than once! The most common cancer in the US is skin cancer. It is important to observe the condition of your skin from...
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Prevention is the Cure: Cancer Fighting Super Foods

One of the most destructive diseases, both for the person diagnosed and for the family, is cancer. Even though cancer remains somewhat of a mystery for most of us, research is proving more and more that healthy lifestyles can have a direct impact on your ability to ward off this terrible disease. Several...
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Cat’s Claw: A Little Known Herb with Big Health Benefits

Native to Peru and Brazil, Cat’s Claw is a climbing vine that has been used in South American medicine for many years to treat infections, arthritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. More studies are even underway to determine its efficacy in the treatment of HIV/AIDS and known cancers. It may...
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Fruits and Veggies Not Enough to Protect Against Cancer, says the Harvard Health Letter

Cancer isn’t the only health problem that is influenced by diet, and there’s good evidence that eating fruits and vegetables lowers the risk of having a heart attack, stroke, and other forms of cardiovascular disease. Fruits and vegetables have been touted for two decades as potent cancer-fighting...
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Herbal ingredient, aristolochic, tied to urinary cancer by new research

New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer. The findings were reported December 21 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study involved 4,594 people in Taiwan...
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