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cancer prevention

Cancer & lymphoma
July 25, 2016

You already have cancer(cells)

Did you know that there are cancer cells in your body right now? Don’t panic, though! Everyone has them. You see, your cells normally grow and renew every second of the day. (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
July 19, 2016

Predictive medicine: Do you really want to know your future?

“She just has perfect genes” When you look at someone like Angelina Jolie: beautiful, famous, successful…oh, and is the wife of Brad Pitt. It’s easy to be envious, but her story is far from perfect. Those “flawless” genes predicted a future that would change her life, forever. (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
March 24, 2015

Should you chop it to stop it?

2006: “Good morning, ma’am. I’m sorry – we have to operate. We’ve tried every other form of treatment, but they’ve failed. There are some risks to doing surgery, but we have put every safety measure in place. We don’t expect any complications.” 2015: “Good morning, ma’am. I’m happy to say that we’re ready to operate. We won’t try anything else - let’s just remove that organ before it gives you any problems. How does Thursday afternoon sound?” (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
February 4, 2014

Global cancer ‘tidal wave’ warning

Reports from the World Health Organisation (WHO) warn of that the world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and advises that restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered. (more…)
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