Diet for oral cancer prevention

September 21, 2017

What to eat to keep out oral cancer of your mouth? Diet is one of the best allies for the prevention of oral cancer. The diet for oral cancer prevention puts special emphasis on healthy habits and bet on natural and seasonal foods (vegetables, fruits, and fish). Fruits and vegetables are key to a healthy and balanced diet, a source of essential nutrients (antioxidants, vitamins and minerals) and an excellent…


Preventive Mastectomy: Tightens the risk of breast cancer by 95%

preventive mastectomy
August 11, 2017

Preventive mastectomy is surgery for the partial or total removal of one or both breasts in order to reduce the risk of breast cancer. A technique that can reduce risk by 95% in cases of genetic predisposition, as has been shown by science. In our country, Public Health carries out a genetic test in cases where it is detected that there is a genetic risk, although it is only applied…


Immunotherapy: Advances in the fight against cancer

June 4, 2017

Immunotherapy consists of the treatment of diseases through the support of the immune system. It is a considerable help for our own body to be able to defeat the enemy in this case, many different types of cancers that have little or little chance of being overcome by the body naturally. Below we tell you more about this hopeful news about immunotherapy and its power to treat cancer. What exactly…


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?…