Cruciferous Vegetables in the Diet and Colon Cancer Risk
Cruciferous vegetables contain glucosinolates, which produce indole-3-carbinol in our digestive tract. The latter chemical may decrease the risk of colon cancer.
Childhood Cancer Awareness: More Funding, More Research, Better Drugs
Childhood Cancer research deserves more funding in the United States.
The 7 Leading Causes of Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma
This hub explores the seven leading causes of lung cancer, including a section outlining more specific information about the onset of mesothelioma.
Coping With Oral Mucositis: How to Relieve the Pain and Eat Properly
Oral mucositis, a common complication of chemotherapy, can be very painful and difficult to live with. This article will give you some advice on how to eat and cope when you have this condition.
Cancer: Staging, Complications, and Side Effects of Treatment
This article discusses the staging of cancer and the various complications that arise during treatment.
Yoga and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients
This paper explores a study on the use of yoga to improve the quality of life for female patients with breast cancer.
Microcalcifications and Stereotactic Biopsy - Do What You Gotta Do
Microcalcifications are common mammogram findings. Some are determined to be suspicious, and a biopsy may be recommended. Learn from my experience after microcalcifications appeared on my mammogram.
Coal Tar, Pavement Sealer, and PAHs: Facts and Potential Dangers
Coal tar contains PAHs, or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The chemicals enter the environment from tar used in pavement sealer. Some PAHs may be carcinogens.
Do the Parabens in Your Lotions & Shampoos Cause Cancer?
What exactly are parabens, and do they cause cancer? Parabens are found in most widely-manufactured lotions, shampoos, conditioners, and moisturizers.
The Silent Killer: Inflammatory Breast Cancer Pictures and Early Detection
Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare but very aggressive disease that is sometimes called the silent killer. Learn what IBC is and how to recognize it. Share this information with your loved ones.