The hunt for new screening techniques for cancer, has been an ongoing process. But recently techniques are being developed in order to detect cancer at its earliest stages with a blood test, amazing right? The possible detection, diagnosis and monitoring of cancer with a non-invasive blood test is amongst the other possible advantages of this… Continue reading Blood Test for Cancer? Easy as 1,2,3?….
Pancreatic Cancer is one of my favourite cancer to study and talk about. So following the recent news for music and harry potter fans everywhere it has been a particularly sad time. Musical sensation David Bowie(bottom, left) and Sensational Actor Alan Rickman(top, left) passed away about a week ago from pancreatic cancer. A number of… Continue reading The infamous Pancreatic Cancer
In recent news, a study by Mucci et al in The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) has highlighted the genetic risks of cancer. Through studying over 210, 000 monozygotic and same-sex dizygotic twin in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, over a median period of 32 years, they were able to conclude that there is… Continue reading Are we Twinning genes or what?
So you are being diagnosed with cancer, which type?.. and what stage?.. you soon find out. Running through your mind are so many questions, scared and sad about what is to come. There’s no need to worry too much though, there are plenty treatment options to help you fight this battle. Although there are… Continue reading Cancer Fighting. Chemo – who?
You might have been outraged by the recent news about red meat being a probable or definite cause of cancer. I most definitely was, even though student life calls for chicken dinner most days, bacon in my English breakfast is never missed. Recent studies show that processed meat can cause cancer this can be greatly… Continue reading Processed meat causes cancer!!! Porky pies or cut throat facts
This Month of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, everyone is most definitely reminded of how important it is to be made aware of this disease in order to fund research and save lives. Although the colour pink is most definitely pretty to look at however, these signs and campaigns are not just about image, … Continue reading Ignorance Is Breast