Category: Cancer Treatment

Infographics: Prostate Cancer Treatment in Europe

Prostate cancer treatment can be applied in a number of combinations along with complementary therapies. See the costs and treatments available in Europe.

Personalised Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow Up for Breast Cancer Patients in Italy

  One in every nine women will be stricken with breast cancer in their life, or in other words, approximately two million women across the next twenty years. Surgery is usually the first line of attack against breast cancer. The thought of surgery can be frightening. But having a better understanding of what to expect before, during, and after the operation can help. You and your doctor will determine the kind of surgery that is most appropriate for you based on the stage of the cancer and what is acceptable to you in terms of your long-term peace of mind. What are ... Read more

Mastectomy Surgery | Breast Cancer Treatment

Mastectomy Overview Medical tourism made it possible to patients worldwide to choose the best oncological treatment options for them according to their needs. Opting for effective oncologic centers worldwide for excellent cancer procedures patients are saying “No” to compromises, disappointments, and to the lack of trust and under-trained physicians. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. It is also the principal cause of death from cancer among women globally. Despite the high incidence rates, in Western countries, 89% of women diagnosed with breast cancer are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis, which is due to detection and treatment, according ... Read more

Understanding Rectal Resection

Understanding Rectal Resection Cancer Overview Surgical removal of a tumor is the cornerstone of curative oncologic therapy for localized rectal cancer. In addition to removing the rectal tumor, removing the fat and lymph nodes in the area of a rectal tumor is also necessary to minimize the chance that any cancer cells might be left behind. However, because the rectum is in the pelvis and is close to the anal sphincter (the muscle that controls the ability to hold stool in the rectum), rectal surgery can be difficult. With more deeply invading tumors and when the lymph nodes are involved, chemotherapy and ... Read more

Is Cannabis an Anti-Cancer Drug? Learn About the Medical Marijuana Potential Anti-Cancer Properties

Cannabis is not only a drug with psychoactive effects. Scientists showed that THC (the main component of the cannabis plant), possesses anti-cancer properties and these may help reduce the cancerous tumors. But how is this possible? Cannabis & Tumor Growth Reduction Cannabis, also known as marijuana, possesses huge therapeutic potential according to recent research findings from the UK & Spain. Cannabinoids, the active chemicals found in the plant, are powerful tumor growth suppressers. Cannabinoids act directly in the cancer cells, according to the Spanish Scientists Research. They found that the marijuana main component deactivates cells growth and neutralizes tumor cells ... Read more

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer In 2012 almost 1.4 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, becoming the third most common type of cancer in the world. Colorectal cancer usually affects people older than 60, who have a family history of colon cancer, colorectal polyps, inflammatory bowel disease or some genetic alterations. As with any type of cancer, we can do something to prevent colorectal cancer. Although some cancer risk factors cannot be avoided, such as genetics, family history or age, there are still some steps we can take to significantly reduce the chances of developing the disease. ... Read more

7 Simple Steps to Prevent Cancer

7 Simple Steps to Prevent Cancer Cancer is a leading cause for worldwide deaths. According to the World Health Organization the annual cancer cases are expected to increase to 22 million in the next 20 years, from 8.2 million in 2012. The main types of cancer are: lung cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer and esophageal cancer. The disease can be treated if it is detected early enough. Therefore it is very important to have regular tests for cancer and, most of all, not to ignore any symptoms.  Although sometimes the cause for cancer is genetic, in ... Read more

Learn How To Prevent Cancer – United States Cancer Awareness Month

Learn How To Prevent Cancer United States Cancer Awareness Month You know how they say that ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’? Well this is what all of us should understand and this what will be emphasized over and over again this month because February is the Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. According to the World Health Organization cancer is the no.1 cause of death worldwide and this disease kills around 7 million people annually. The most widespread and aggressive types of cancers are: lung cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, cervical cancer ... Read more

Skinny People Have to Exercise Too

Skinny People Have to Exercise Too Not many people are blessed with the perfect slim and slender body. But even if you are one of those who do not have to fight and sweat for the perfectly shaped body, regular exercise and a healthy diet should not seem strange to you. There is a misconception that exercise is only for those who try to lose weight or for athletes. Have you heard about the expression ‘skinny fat’? A skinny fat is the person who has a slender body but is not necessarily healthy too. Many of those who do not get ... Read more