Cancer

Obesity and Cancer Risk, and Link with Body Weight

Obesity is known for a host of deleterious effects on the body and medical science is constantly revealing new dangers associated with a high body weight and fat percentage. One of these obesity-associated health risks is cancer. There are at least 13 types of cancers that have been linked to obesity.  According to the >> Read More ...

5 Signs of Bone Cancer and Who is at Risk

Bone cancer is not a common type of cancer. When it does occur, it is often mistaken for other conditions until diagnostic investigations confirm its presence. As with other types of cancer, it may start in the bone or spread to the bone from cancers elsewhere in the body. Some people are at greater risk of developing bone >> Read More ...

10 Signs of Cancer (General and Specific Symptoms)

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, lagging only slightly behind heart disease. Over 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and close to 600,000 Americans will die of cancer. Overall as many as 4 in 10 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in >> Read More ...

Signs of Lung Cancer and Facts About Lung Tumors

Lung cancer is the most common cancers globally and causes more deaths than any other type of cancer. It is an often an aggressive cancer and early diagnosis is essential for successful treatment and management. While lung cancer is more common among tobacco smokers, it can also affect non-smokers. Exposure to smoke on a >> Read More ...

5 Signs of Melanoma (Skin Cancer) with Pictures

Melanoma is one type of skin cancer. Although less common than other types of skin cancers, it tends to be more serious and deadly. Every year almost 10,000 Americans die from a malignant melanoma. Early diagnosis and proper medical treatment can drastically improve the outlook. However, many people do not realize that the >> Read More ...
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