Tag Archives: Cancer

‘The dangers of ruling out older women for cervical cancer testing’

Classical medical teaching is that cervical cancer is a ­condition affecting primarily “young women”. That is, women under the age of 50. As a ­consequence, cervical screening with the smear test stops abruptly at age 65. This always struck me as medically ­illogical and even dangerous as cervical cancer does occur in older women. Indeed… Read More »

Bowel cancer: A popular medication can change person’s gut microbiome and increase risk

In a study published in BMJ, antibiotic use being linked to heightened bowel cancer risk was further analysed. The study found that antibiotics have a strong and long-lasting impact on the gut microbiome, altering the balance of helpful and harmful bacteria. The findings suggest a pattern of risk that may be linked to differences in… Read More »

How much weight loss can cancer cause

Others may grow around the bile duct and block the flow of bile. Any long-lasting mouth changes should be checked by a doctor or dentist right away. Cachexia can make it difficult for a person to cope with the physical demands of treatment. How Hodgkin Lymphoma Is Diagnosed. This approach is called palliative care or… Read More »

Inspirational Singer & Breast Cancer Survivor Beverley Craven on Women Fitness

Beverley Craven, a British singer-songwriter is best known for her 1991 UK hit single “Promise Me“ In 2018, Craven was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy and lymph node surgery followed by chemotherapy treatment, resulting in an interruption in her Woman to Woman tour, which was resumed in 2019 after her health… Read More »

Breast cancer checks plunged as virus hit

Breast cancer detection for many Australian women may have been delayed or missed entirely as the first wave of coronavirus led to nearly 150,000 fewer checks than usual. New data released on Thursday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows mammograms with BreastScreen plummeted from January to June as COVID-19 hit, with the… Read More »