What are the preventable causes of colon cancer?

causes of colon cancer
March 4, 2017

It is estimated that each year in the US about 140,000 new cases are diagnosed of colorectal cancer, among which is the colon cancer and rectal cancer. Colon cancer is a disease that usually appears on a polyp in the mucosa of the colon, which from different causes evolves into a malignant tumor. Usually the malignant cells are located in the longest part of the large intestine, as well as…


Nutrition in childhood cancer

nutritional status of children
December 1, 2016

The nutritional status of children with cancer is of great importance, because both cancer and its treatment can affect the child’s appetite, tolerance to food and the body’s ability to absorb nutrients. A suitable nutrition can improve the clinical evolution, outcome and quality of life of patients undergoing cancer treatment. Recommendations during treatment may focus on eating foods high in energy, protein and micronutrients to help maintain nutritional status. The…


Known Ways That You Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

risk of cancer
October 2, 2016

The statistics for people who have or people who know someone who suffer from cancer are startlingly high, thankfully the last 20 years have seen some incredible advancements in cancer care and treatment and the number of people who now die from cancer related illnesses has come down by up to 75% in some forms of cancer and the improvements continue to be made year on year. Whilst medical treatment…


Remedies for prostate cancer

symptoms of prostate cancer
March 1, 2016

Prostate cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the prostate; gland the size of a walnut, located below the bladder and produces the fluid portion of semen. Initially, the tumor remains within the outer capsule of the prostate, but with increasing size, is spread through the capsule and into the tissues surrounding the prostate. Cancer cells also can be inferred from the primary tumor. The lymphatic ganglion, near to…


Symptoms of cancer that men should not ignore

symptoms of cancer
February 19, 2015

Only 2% of people who present symptoms of “alarm” of cancer is considered as one of the causes. And men tend more often ignore signals that something is wrong with their health. Symptoms of cancer are not always recognizable, however there are some physical changes that denounce it and that should not be ignored by men, but they are, as a inexplicable bleeding. When there is blood in the urine…


Breast cancer: A curable disease

battle against breast cancer
February 21, 2014

Breast cancer is the most common tumor type among women. In fact, doctors and specialists, estimated at one in 10 women suffer this type of cancer. When previously detected, the greater the chances of winning the battle and healing. Knowing the risk factors, like the programs or tests (mammography, breast self-examination), will help us to anticipate the diagnosis. Factors among which include not having children or having the first pregnancy…


Diet against cancer: fiber and micronutrients

diet against cancer
February 8, 2014

Follow a healthy life style is the best shield for our health, and not only as an effective preventive measure to reduce the risk of cancer but also other diseases such as cardiovascular disease. A diet should be varied and balanced to be healthy. A diet in which, among other tips, it’s good to go for the consumption of dietary fiber and micronutrients. In what food can we find them?…


How to prevent prostate cancer?

prevent prostate cancer
January 7, 2014

Today we can find a lot of health-conscious men and occupied in preventing problems and diseases typical of them, such as prostate cancer. It has been shown in several studies that the feed may have a positive impact on the prevention and, in some cases, in the treatment of patients with cancer. So we give you some recommendations.


Leukemia: Most common cancer in children

overcoming leukemia
October 24, 2013

The leukemia is cancer more common in childhood. Any child can have it, from a newborn to a teenager, however, most small diagnosed with this disease are between 4 to 9 years old. It is proved that there is a better prognosis for children between 1 to 9 years. Those with 10 or more years are at increased risk for leukemia more aggressive, not responding to treatment, and children younger…


Healthy living and physical exercise to prevent cancer

Healthy living
May 18, 2012

A healthy lifestyle could lead to eating a healthy balanced and which add physical activity as important to the development of body and mind. According to a report by the International Union for Cancer Control (UICC) on promoting a healthy lifestyle may help prevent the more than sixty thousand new cases of cancer that occur each year. Exercise is beneficial for all and this has been demonstrated regardless of age,…