Tag Archives: cancer

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Can cancer be prevented by diet

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide 1. However, observational studies have repeatedly indicated that high consumption of certain foods may increase the likelihood of developing cancer. Processed foods that are high in sugar and low in fiber and nutrients have been linked to a higher cancer risk 2. In particular, researchers… Read More »

Best products to buy to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

The 1st of October marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month and there’s loads of brands throwing their support behind raising awareness, helping out charities, as well as donating all important funding for research. Every 10 minutes in the UK, another woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. With this knowledge, it’s vital that we… Read More »

Coronavirus may help researchers in fighting cancer, according to scientist

Coronavirus may have a silver lining, according to a study by a scientist at Dalhousie University. Dr. Shashi Gujar, with the department of pathology at Dal, along with colleagues in the United States, Denmark, France, Germany, and India, is studying if the immune response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, could be repurposed to fight… Read More »

Do Lung Cancer Guidelines Undercount Black Americans?

Despite findings that Black Americans are more likely to die of lung cancer than white Americans, current screening guidelines fail to properly count this population, according to new findings published in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Black people have different patterns of smoking and lung cancer. They… Read More »

My husband died of colon cancer. He and Chadwick Boseman aren’t alone.

Chadwick Boseman attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) Chadwick Boseman’s passing from colorectal cancer (CRC) was shocking to many, but a video he posted in April 2020 promoting an initiative… Read More »