Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Worst diseases that AIDS

The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is one of the diseases most lethal in modern culture. In the United States, AIDS is the fifth leading cause of death for people between the ages of 25 to 44, according to the Health Guide New York Times. This disease has no cure, but modern medicine has found numerous […]

Cancer of the Lung in figures

Responsible for over 25,000 new cases each year in France, cancer of the bronchial tubes may be regarded as a major public health problem in our country. The most common cancer in humans, it represents in fact the leading cause of death by cancer in men and the third in women. Not less than 27,000 […]

Lung Cancer: for better prevention

If the smoking cessation reduces the risk of lung cancer, we know that former smokers are still most at risk. Researchers have found a way to restore balance. But for those who continue to smoke during treatment, continue to reduce their chances of healing… The best prevention against cancer of the lung is undoubtedly not […]

Pediatric cancer

Cancer, child… Difficult to associate these two words as they reflect an injustice of fate. Representing less than 1% of all cancers, these Pediatric diseases affect one child in 500 in France. Cancer is one of the main causes of mortality among young people, with each year 160,000 cases in the world and nearly 1,500. […]

Childhood cancer

Facing pediatric cancers, early detection and appropriate treatment are the main measures. Medical advances now allow to cure three children in four developed countries. Organized by the International Union against cancer (UICC), world day of cancer called 2006 ‘My child, my battle’ insists on the importance of equal access to care (14 projects will be […]

Thyroid cancer: towards a new standard treatment

In a low-risk thyroid cancer, four therapeutic strategies by iodine-131 after surgical resection of the gland are also effective, according to a study conducted by a team of the Institute Gustave Roussy. But one of these approaches is distinguished from others by a better tolerance and less irradiation of the body. It should therefore become […]

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, […]