Cancer Articles

Preventing Cancer
This article focuses on what the individual can do to prevent cancer occurring in the first place.
By: Kieran Waldron

Alternative Treatment Options for Skin Cancer
If you someday become diagnosed with skin cancer and survive, one of the most worrisome issues you will face will be preventing a recurrence of the cancer.
By: Nishanth Reddy

UV Rays: UVA vs UVB
We all know the sun can damage our skin causing premature aging and even cancer but most of us don't know how or why. This article gives a brief and easy to understand explanation of the sun's UVA and UVB rays and how they affect our skin.
By: Lori Valesko

Mesothelioma: A Brief Overview
In this article Andy Bowen discusses the disease Mesothelioma and describes the causes, symptons and available treatments.
By: Andy Bowen

Only Skin Deep? How to Maximize Sunscreen Efficacy
This article explains how, when, and why we should use sunscreen. It is direct and easily understood, yet offers a tremendous amount of information in which one can relate. It explains "SPF", UV-A and UV-B sun rays, what the differences are and why these differences make it important to buy the right sunscreen.
By: Danielle White

Why You Should Consider An Herbal Colon Cleanse
Herbal colon cleansing may decrease the risks of developing certain health problems. Many people who are affected by a health condition have found that cleansing can help their body rejuvenate itself naturally.
By: Chester Ku-Lea

Choose Your Cover: Finding Effective Sun Protection
This educational piece identifies current trends in sun protection, establishes the need for heightened sun precautions and other proven, effective skin cancer prevention measures. It also defines key terms pertaining to ultraviolet radiation and its direct link to an increased risk for skin cancer in a way that is both engaging and easy to understand, thereby allowing readers to make informed decisions about their skin health.
By: Danielle White

Can't Stop Smoking, Start Drinking Tea...
Let me start off by saying, that this is not an article about how to stop smoking. In a way, it is quite the opposite. Whether it is a pipe, cigar, or cigarettes, some of us have found that we are smokers. Maybe you have attempted to quit, and maybe you haven't cared enough to try. Either way, the truth remains, "I am a smoker." If this sounds familiar, then you I write this for you.
By: David Giusti

Exposing the Truth about Tanning and the World's Most Common Cancer
"... there is biologic activity and that there is cell damage when the skin is exposed to UV rays. This repair process can eventually fail to do its job completely or correctly causing the cells to replicate abnormally [...] this breakdown in the normal functioning of cells can lead to malignant cancer." "Despite the fact that we know that there is no such thing as a safe tan, people still associate bronzed skin with beauty and health... "
By: Danielle White

Mesothelioma a Cancer Caused by Asbestos
The internal organs of the human body are encased in a protective sac called the mesothelium. Examples of mesothelilial membranes are the peritoneum (abdominal organs), pleura (lungs), and pericardium (heart).
By: Paul Wilson

Prostate Cancer Symptoms - Benefits of Early Diagnosis
In recent years the life expectancy of prostate cancer sufferers has dramatically increased, primarily thanks to the introduction of early detection programs and greater public awareness allied with overall healthier lifestyles.
By: Dr Bianca Tavares

Why Should You Stop Smoking
Tobacco is responsible for 1 in 10 adults dying worldwide which equates to 5 million deaths per year.
By: Martin Popham

Diseases Caused by Smoking - Surgeon General's Report Expands List
U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona today released a new comprehensive report on smoking and health, revealing for the first time that smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body.
By: Martin Popham

Skin Cancer: Coming to a Face Near You
Chances are fairly good that you will have to have skin cancer surgically removed from your face during your lifetime. Is there an alternative to the knife?
By: John Woolf

Sending Smoke Signals!
A law to ban smoking in public places could save more lives more quickly than the development of a single new anti-cancer drug - according to the charitable group Cancer Research UK.
By: David Perdew

10 Options in Treating Mesothelioma
As with any cancer, treatment for Mesothelioma depends on the location of the cancer, the progression of the disease, the age as well as state of health of the patient.
By: Paul Wilson

Asbestos Can You Sue For Mesothelioma Too?
Asbestosis occurs when an inhaled asbestos particle irritates the body's natural defence mechanisms, causing inflammation and scarring which eventually restricts lung function.
By: H Hendricks

Retinoblastoma Treatment
The treatment of retinoblastoma is often dependent on the individual sufferer in question.
By: Loftie Ellis

Lung Cancer Treatment Options: Beating Lung Cancer
If you or a loved one have lung cancer, you are probably wondering about the many options to treat your disease. Here are the most common options doctors currently are using to treat lung cancer.
By: Gretchen Reese

Mesothelioma Asbestos In My Body?
It is one of the most deadly cancers known to man; the average life span of an afflicted person from the time of diagnosis until death is less than 24 months.
By: P Hope

Cancer Preventive Measures
The first step in cancer prevention is learning what causes it and the risk factors involved. Avoiding these risk factors can help a person reduce the likelihood of having cancers.
By: Joel Dresse

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