Cancer Patients: Quality Of Life Could Improve Through Walking
Cancer patients are usually at low energy and are staying on their beds, preventing any excessive physical activities. However, a new study suggests that patients with advanced cancer should walk at least 30 minutes every other day. During a trial to 42 patients that was divided into two groups, those that were having walking session improved their quality of life.
Cancer Cure Update: This ‘Moonshot’ Initiative To Cure Cancer Is The Latest Trend
Considering that it the World Cancer Awareness month, how important is it for people to have adequate knowledge in terms of fighting one of the long dreaded diseases in the world? Is the so-called ‘moonshot’ initiative the key in solving the problem caused by cancer? Find out what health professionals have to say
More Cancer Patients Are Using Crowdfunding To Pay For Treatment
Cancer patients that use crowdfunding to raise funds for private treatment soaring. There were 2,348 appeals on the website NHS last year compared to 304 in 2015.
The Ultimate Cure For Cancer, Finally Found? What Does Elephants Have To Do With It? Here Are The Details
As the quest to finding the right solution for the “deadly” Cancer, what are the Elephants’ essential roles in this disease? Could they actually be the game changer? What’s the truth behind claims that Elephants hold the key for Cancer? Here’s what experts reveal
DNA In Blood May Tell How Long A Pancreatic Cancer Patient Has Left To Live
Pancreatic cancer is a silent killer. Most patients who have been diagnosed with the disease report no symptoms.
Battling Ovarian Cancer: Fitness Blogger Shares Her Story Of How She Combats The Deadly Disease Through Social Media
Considering the rise of ovarian cancer cases being recorded annually, how can a fitness blogger’s testament be used as an inspiration to others out there who are fighting the same battle? The details, inside
Why Loneliness Is Not Good For Breast Cancer Survivors
The study noted the importance of having a social life, like participating in community activities or religious groups. Breast cancer patients who are socially isolated have a higher risk of dying and of the disease returning.
Cancer Tumor Found In Mouth Of Fossilized 255-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor
Paleontologists found a tumor in a gorgon, a predator during the Paleozoic age. Scientists did not expect to see the tumor in the giant's jaw at all, but this study just proves that cancer already existed even in ancient times.
Cancer Drug May Help Infertile Women, New Research Suggests
A common cancer drug used to treat Hodgkin's lymphoma is said to cause ovaries to produce healthier eggs. Doctors say the shock of the chemo treatment may have triggered the ovaries to produce pre-pubescent eggs.
Hallucinogens Relieve Depression Of Cancer Patients
According to Psychology, a single dose of a mind-altering compound contained in psychedelic mushrooms significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients. The study is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology online Dec.1
Mom Of Cancer Patient Accused Of Injecting Feces Into Son's IV
A mom from Indiana, who is accused of injecting her son’s IV line with feces, is awaiting trial. Her 15-year-old son was being treated for cancer, and her action several infections that delayed treatment.
Jessica Whelan Update: The 4-Year-Old Girl Who Broke Internet's Heart Succumbed To Cancer
Jessica from Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, passed away 13 months after she was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma. Her dad had been posting images in Facebook to raise awareness of the disease.
18 Percent Of Cancer-Afflicted Workers Face Work Discrimination
People think that cancer patients who report to work after treatment are less productive.
More Evidence Poor Cancer Patients Don’t Join Clinical Trials
U.S. study confirms that low-income cancer patients are much less likely to participate in clinical trials than their more affluent peers.