Inadequate exposure to sunlight increases risk of colon cancer

New research finds that countries with more cloudy days tend to have higher colon cancer rates. Lower levels of vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin," may be to blame. So, boosting your vitamin D levels through exposure to sunlight could help reduce your risk of colon cancer, according to researchers at the University of California, San … Continue reading Inadequate exposure to sunlight increases risk of colon cancer

There’s a link between sunscreens and cancer, new research found

With the recall of sunscreens due to the discovery of cancer-causing ingredients, how is a consumer to know what to buy in order to stay safe from the sun's harmful rays, while also avoiding dangerous sun products? Read on for all you need to know this summer.  Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com The pharmaceutical giant Johnson … Continue reading There’s a link between sunscreens and cancer, new research found

Hollywood star Kelly Preston dies at 57

Kelly Preston had been privately battling breast cancer for two years, and on Sunday, the disease took her life. "On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer," a family rep tells People.  "Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing … Continue reading Hollywood star Kelly Preston dies at 57

Everything you should know about cancer

Cancer causes cells to divide uncontrollably. This can result in tumors, damage to the immune system, and other impairment that can be fatal. In the United States, an estimated 15.5 million people with a history of cancer were living as of January 1, 2016, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. In … Continue reading Everything you should know about cancer

Is acupuncture the new treatment for cancer?

There are many types of cancer treatment. The types of treatment that you have will depend on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is. Some people with cancer will have only one treatment. But most people have a combination of treatments, such as surgery with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. You may also have immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormone therapy … Continue reading Is acupuncture the new treatment for cancer?

Cancer-stricken couple wins $2b lawsuit

Bayer lost its third Roundup lawsuit in a row Monday, with the jury awarding a couple an amount that dwarfs the verdicts in the previous two. The California jury awarded Alva and Alberta Pilliod, a couple in their 70s who blame the herbicide for their non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, $1 billion each in punitive damages and $55 … Continue reading Cancer-stricken couple wins $2b lawsuit

What makes marijuana a good care for cancer?

Marijuana may play a role in cancer care by ameliorating some of the distressing symptoms of the disease - as well as some of the symptoms caused by treatment. In general, there are prescription drugs available that also help the same symptoms, although some patients have a greater response to cannabis than they do to … Continue reading What makes marijuana a good care for cancer?

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

  Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said he has undergone tests to determine whether he has been struck by cancer and hinted that the potential illness could see an early end to his tenure in office. Image: Rodrigo Duterte Duterte confirmed that he went to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center on Wednesday (Oct 3) where the … Continue reading Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte fears cancer will end his tenure

WWE star Matt Cappotelli dies at 38

The wrestling world has lost one of its stars following Matt Cappotelli's long battle with terminal cancer. Cappotelli was aged just 38. Image: Matt Cappotelli Known for his victorious appearance on the WWE reality show Tough Enough, Cappotelli's wife Lindsay confirmed his death yesterday (June 29) by sharing a black and white photo of the two together on Instagram. She … Continue reading WWE star Matt Cappotelli dies at 38

Steven Bochco, who created L.A. Law, dies at 74

Steven Bochco, the prolific TV creator responsible for hits including “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law” and “NYPD Blue,” died of cancer Sunday morning, his rep told NY Daily News. He was 74. Image: Steven Bochco The New York native began his career at Universal on shows like “Ironside” and “Columbo” before leaving for MTM Enterprises, … Continue reading Steven Bochco, who created L.A. Law, dies at 74