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19 01, 2018

Throat Cancer: Cancer of the Larynx, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors

By | 2018-01-19T13:00:07+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Forms of Cancer|0 Comments

Throat Cancer: Cancer of the Larynx, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors Throat cancer is a general term used to describe cancer that affects the larynx, pharynx or tonsils. There are various types of throat cancer. All of these are the result of development and growth of abnormal cells. The most common type of throat cancer [...]

3 01, 2018

Testicular Cancer – Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-19T12:49:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Forms of Cancer|0 Comments

Testicular Cancer – Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, and Treatments There is a pervading belief that testicular cancer only occurs when a man is advanced in years. In fact, there are many cases of middle-aged and even young men in their early twenties who have had to battle with this disease. Testicular cancer refers to [...]

6 02, 2017

Cancer prevention, colon cancer, the second most common type of cancer

By | 2018-01-29T15:44:15+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Cancer information, Cancer tips, Forms of Cancer, Health Tips|0 Comments

Cancer prevention, colon cancer, the second most common type of cancer We hear a lot about breast cancer on the news and on social media, reports about celebrities battling cancer, like Angela Jolie’s double mastectomy, is common. Much is also published about prostate and lung cancer, however, this trend is beginning to change. For [...]

29 07, 2015

Thyroid Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T15:53:18+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Forms of Cancer|Comments Off on Thyroid Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

What is Thyroid Cancer? The Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that is situated in the front of the neck. It is the thyroid's job is to produce certain hormones to help with the different functions of the body. These include Triiodothyronine (T3), Thyroxine (T4) and Calcitonin. T3 and T4 hormones are used to regulate [...]

15 06, 2015

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T15:54:19+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Forms of Cancer|Comments Off on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (aka NHL) is a cancer of the lymphatic system. There are a number of different types of NHL some of which grow slowly and need little treatment, and others which grow very quickly and need urgent treatment. NHL is a disease of the body's cells. In normal circumstances, cells are renewed or [...]

12 06, 2015

Multiple Myeloma Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T15:54:50+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Forms of Cancer|Comments Off on Multiple Myeloma Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

What is Multiple Myeloma? Multiple Myeloma, also known as Myeloma, is a type of bone marrow cancer. Myeloma can affect many areas around the body, although the most commonly affected areas include the spine, skull, pelvis, and ribs. When cancer attacks more than one area it is known as Multiple Myeloma. Cancer originates in [...]

1 06, 2015

Kidney Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T15:55:34+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Forms of Cancer|Comments Off on Kidney Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

What is Kidney Cancer? The kidneys are bean-shaped organs the size of large oranges that sit on the top part of the abdomen, above the intestines and either side of the spine. Blood passes through the renal artery to the kidneys where it filters out water and other waste materials to form urine. This [...]

1 06, 2015

Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T15:58:49+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Forms of Cancer|0 Comments

What is Pancreatic Cancer? The Pancreas is approximately 15cm in length and commonly described as being in the shape of a tadpole with a larger head area narrowing to a tail. The Pancreas is made up of two different functioning units, which are the Exocrine and the Endocrine pancreas. Both of these separate units [...]

23 03, 2015

Liver Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T16:02:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Forms of Cancer|Comments Off on Liver Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

What is Liver Cancer? The liver is a complex organ that performs hundreds of different functions every day, sometimes up to three thousand. The most important functions of the liver include: Digesting proteins and fats Control of blood clotting Removing toxins (the poisons that build up in the body) Releasing bile (this is the [...]

18 03, 2015

Bladder Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments

By | 2018-01-29T16:02:32+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Forms of Cancer|0 Comments

Bladder Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments What is Bladder Cancer? The bladder is a hollow balloon-like organ located in the pelvis which stores waste collected from the kidneys and mixed with water to creates urine. When the bladder is full, urine passes out of the body through the urethra. If abnormal tissue [...]