Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

Headaches: a risk of stroke?

Migraine or not, chronic headaches affect millions of people. Before the violence and intensity of some pain, many are those who have questions about the State of their brains after the crisis. A number of studies point to an increased risk of stroke. Doctissimo is an update on these relations still not solved. Commonly referred […]

Inform to save lives

125,000 patients annually and nearly 50 000 deaths. For the survivors, serious physical, cognitive or psychological sequelae. Such is the sad record of cerebral vascular accidents in France. However, this disease suffers in Europe and in France of a cruel lack of recognition particularly. Dr. Jacques Boulliat, president of the association stroke, tells us more. […]

Cerebral vascular accident

Stroke prevention passes by a better understanding of the risk factors but also by that of warning signals. Thus, sustainable ischemic stroke are to almost one-third preceded by transient ischemic symptoms are brief. Too often overlooked, they must bring to consult. With Doctissimo, learn to recognize them! Awareness of stroke warning signs could save thousands […]

Fight the “toast attitude”!

In recent decades, consumption of Sun has widely increased. Facing these excess ultraviolet radiation, melanoma has progressed. To combat this dreadful skin cancer, a national campaign invites you to do Grill more you “”! Increase in vacation, travel under brighter regions, practices of outdoor sports…If one adds to these lifestyle changes, the cult of the […]

Skin cancer: when to worry?

Frequent, skin tumours represent one of the major causes of cancer in France. And every year there are 8 000 to 10 000 new cases of melanoma, the most dangerous form of these cancers. When should you worry? How to tell the difference between a harmless mole and skin cancer? One thing is certain: in […]

Prevention: critical weapon against cancers of the skin

A recent survey showed that the majority of the population is aware of the risks related to exposure to the Sun. If parents ensure more protection of their children, they are nevertheless not sufficiently conservative for themselves. Therefore, it is necessary to regularly deliver a message on the prevention of cancers of the skin in […]

Breast cancer

Six years after its inception, the consultation of “diagnosis in 1 day” meeting a true success with women having a suspicion of breast cancer. According to a report presented by the Institut Gustave Roussy (Villejuif), this procedure has helped 75% of women considered to leave the same evening with a definite diagnosis. Organized on Mondays, […]

Move after a breast cancer!

Physical activity is beneficial against overweight and cardiovascular health. But it is also after a breast cancer, reducing the risk of recurrence. For sports practices of women cured of such cancer, the French mutuality and the French Association of the after breast (Afacs) launched the first national survey entitled “Move against breast cancer”. We know […]

Breast cancer: support plays for small step

The American Clinical Oncology Society (ASCO) Congress gathers each year leading cancer experts. Present in Chicago in July 2010, PR. Pierre Fumoleau, Director General of Centre of fight against the Cancer Georges-François Leclerc (Dijon) presents the main advanced breast cancer. Doctissimo: Several studies presented at the 2010 Convention of the American Cancer Society are interested […]

Cancer is it related to food?

Cancer is the second leading cause of death. The most common are breast, colon, prostate and lung. Diet is a factor in the emergence and development of this disease. Cancer is almost always the result of several factors, including diet, whose role is becoming better known. Foods can promote the development of cancer in several […]