Archive for the ‘Prevent Disease’ Category

THE OVARIAN CANCER IN 3 POINTS

Relatively infrequent, the ovarian cancer is the 4th largest gynecological cancers. Often it is discovered late because it develops slowly and without specific symptoms. It was then that may be of poor prognosis, hence the need for regular gynecological monitoring. 1.What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer? 2.Risk factors of ovarian cancer 3.The diagnosis and […]

HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY CONTINUOUSLY DECREASES THE RISK OF UTERINE CANCER

A recent study, combined hormone replacement therapy for menopause, continuous take, does not increase the risk of uterine cancer. Instead, it would seem protective. 1.The advantages of hormone replacement therapy At the time of menopause, hormone replacement therapy based on estrogen is prescribed to combat the risks of estrogen deficiency (both short term on the […]

BONE CANCER, EWING’S SARCOMA

Ewing sarcoma is a bone cancer. This cancer is serious, but the prognosis has been greatly improved thanks to treatment advances in chemotherapy and radiotherapy. -Ewing’s sarcoma: a primary bone cancer -Bone cancer: what are the symptoms of Ewing’s sarcoma? -Ewing sarcoma: sometimes surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy but otherwise Ewing’s sarcoma: a primary bone cancer […]

YOU TAKE THE PILL? YOUR RISK OF OVARIAN CANCER IS DECREASED!

Fairly uncommon, ovarian cancer is daunting because of its poor prognosis. A new study confirms the protective role of oral contraception. The advantage is that even 30 years after stopping the pill, the protection lasts … 1.Against ovarian cancer, gynecologic surveillance is needed 2.One factor that protects against ovarian cancer: oral contraception Against ovarian cancer, […]

RED MARKS AND ROUGH ON THE SKIN: AND IF IT WAS CANCEROUS?

Actinic keratosis, you know? This skin condition is characterized by small red-brown lesions and rough, which have the particularity of not cure but to persist for months on the areas most exposed to the sun. However, actinic keratosis can lead to precancerous lesions. 1.Actinic keratosis, it looks like what? 2.What might we do with an […]

WHAT IS A SECONDARY BONE CANCER? WHEN A CANCER CAUSING ANOTHER CANCER …

Bone cancers represent malignancies developing inside the bones. Are differentiated primary cancers of bone, developed from bone cells, secondary cancers of the bones are actually metastases of another cancer in another part of the body. -Bone cancer may be the result of bone metastases of another cancer -Secondary bone cancer bone pain and fractures -The […]

WHAT IS YOUR RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER?

Second cancer in women (after breast cancer) and third in men (after lung cancer and prostate cancer), colorectal cancer is very common. Since 2009, cervical cancer screening is widespread throughout France. The goal: to detect this cancer as soon as possible to increase the effectiveness of treatments. And you, what is your risk of colorectal […]

COLORECTAL CANCER AND GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

The screening program for colorectal cancer is for all people aged over 50 years. Diagnosed early, it can be cured in more than 9 out of 10. However, there are cases of inheriting the cancer colorectal requiring special care including a consultation with a geneticist. 1.The high incidence of colorectal cancer 2.Aggravating factors and protective […]

COLORECTAL CANCER: THE HEMOCCULT II TEST IN PRACTICE

No mercy for colorectal cancer. This is the third most common cancer and is often fatal. The only weapon we have right now is early detection. This is based on the Hem occult II, which is being extended as part of an organized screening. 1.Colorectal cancer screening: Hem occult II 2.When the test is positive: […]