Cancer

Causes of Breast Secretion, Nipple Discharge

Nipple discharge affects many women who are not pregnant or breastfeeding and the presence of breast secretions do not always indicate any serious problem. While breast milk is expected in pregnancy and after child birth, other secretions from the breast may also occur in women of any age. Young women may experience nipple >> Read More ...

Can Cancer Cause Diarrhea? Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoid Syndrome

Cancers Causing Diarrhea The following cancers can (rarely) cause diarrhea: Spread of any tumor (metastasis) into any abdominal organ Hormone-producing tumors causing carcinoid syndrome (read below) or Zollinger-Ellison syndrome(pancreatic or duodenal cancer secreting large amounts of gastrin resulting in peptic ulcers, >> Read More ...

Skin Cancer Prevention: Avoiding Sun, Self-Examination

Introduction Skin cancer prevention includes avoiding the sun and other causes of skin cancer, protection against these causes, regular self-examination, and checking suspicious skin changes by a dermatologist. Avoiding Causes of Skin Cancer Avoiding Sun Avoid direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., especially in >> Read More ...

Skin Cancer – Causes, Risks, Prevention and Treatment

Causes of Skin Cancers The most common cause of skin cancers are ultraviolet (UV) rays, either from the sun, or from UV-emitting lamps, like those in tanning saloons. Both UV-A and UV-B rays may cause skin cancer. Other possible causes of skin cancers include: A high dose or repeated X-ray exposure (1,2) Exposure to >> Read More ...

Skin Cancer Treatment: Surgery, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy

Treatment of Skin Cancer Treatment of skin cancer depends on cancer type, stage, location, patient’s age, and his/her general health state. It is a dermatologist – a specialist for skin diseases – who treats cancer. Methods of skin cancer treatment include: Surgery Radiotherapy Chemotherapy Medications >> Read More ...

Types of Skin Cancer – Pictures and Treatment

Skin Cancer – General Characteristics Skin cancers are malignant growths on the skin. They mostly arise from the upper layer of the skin – epidermis. Skin cancers may develop anywhere on the skin, including the scalp, lips or under-nail skin. Skin cancers are most common after 50 years of age, but they may >> Read More ...

Bleach in Teabags (Chlorine, Dioxin) Health Risks

A number of different food products undergo a bleaching process for several reasons, such as enhancing the color of the food. In recent times there has been widespread debate about the saftey and potential health risks of bleaching foods. For example, white flour is known to undergo a stringent bleaching process to ensure >> Read More ...
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