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The Silent Signs of Colorectal Cancer

The Silent Signs of Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer (which include colon and rectal) is the third most common cancer in the world and around 60% of cases are…

Ways to Live Healthily and Prevent Cancer

Ways to Live Healthily and Prevent Cancer

Cancer is one of the most common medical diseases. It is possibly the most feared illnesses. Modern lifestyles and diet have played…

Liver Cancer Prevention: Transform Your Health with These 5 Habits!

Liver Cancer Prevention: Transform Your Health with These 5 Habits!

How often do you think about the well-being of your liver? If you are like most people, not that often. Your liver…

Nutrition Tactics to Beat Cancer

Nutrition Tactics to Beat Cancer

Cancer is a major global health issue that can be influenced by diet, among other factors. Research shows that dietary habits can…

Myths About Cancer

Myths About Cancer

Cancer continues to evoke fear in many people, and some are thanks to numerous myths that are circulating in the minds of…

How to Fight Cancer

How to Fight Cancer

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu The term “cancer” has…

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Preventing Cancer and Why Early Detection is Key Getting cancer is not just down to genes, fate or bad luck. It is…

What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness

What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness

What is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide and the most common female cancer in…

All You Need to Know About Liver Cancer

All You Need to Know About Liver Cancer

The liver is a critical organ in our body that supports metabolism, assists in digestion and synthesises various components for our body’s…

8 Steps to Lower Cancer Risk

8 Steps to Lower Cancer Risk

The association of lifestyle and cancer risk is worthy of our attention. Comprehensive studies by the American Institute of Cancer Research and…

H1N1 in Cancer Patients

H1N1 in Cancer Patients

Cancer patients are potentially at greater risk of acquiring an H1N1 infection as well as developing complications from the infection. Any patient…

Maiming Won’t Ensure A Cure

Maiming Won’t Ensure A Cure

Ms JK, a Chinese woman in her 40s was overwhelmed by conflicting emotions. First to hit home was the shock of her…

Cancers Don’t Take Holidays

Cancers Don’t Take Holidays

As a member of the European Society for Medical Oncology, I attended the annual conference of the society held in Vienna in…

Doc Talk: Thank you

Doc Talk: Thank you

Depressing. This is the commonest description given by others for my job nature as a cancer doctor. As an oncologist, I look…

Doc Talk: That antioxidant story

Doc Talk: That antioxidant story

“One of the purported benefits of green tea is that of its antioxidant property possibly playing a role in the reduction of…

Causes and Signs of Cancer

Causes and Signs of Cancer

The current understanding of what causes cancer is not complete and there is no single exact cause of cancer. Like many diseases,…

What is Cancer

What is Cancer

There are over 100 different types of cancer. Each is named by the type of cell that is initially affected. Cancer is…

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