Your Cancer Answers: What starting the new year off with nutrition and exercise looks like | Health, Medicine and Fitness

The beginning of the year is a time many of us choose to reevaluate our dietary and fitness habits. You may start thinking about whether or not you are doing what is best for your health, and what changes you should be making moving forward. This can often feel overwhelming and you may not know … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared with those of similar weight, people who underwent one of four types of weight loss surgery … Read more

Due to NHS backlog, I waited 22 weeks for colposcopy to help stop cervical cancer

Women are facing waits of up to a year for a procedure which can help prevent cervical cancer before it develops. Smear tests save around 5,000 lives annually as changes in cells can be identified at an early stage. But a backlog in appointments for a follow-up procedure, known as a colposcopy, is leaving some … Read more

Watch out for these warning signs of cervical cancer Health

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in Indian women; the other is breast cancer. It is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix—the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina—mostly due to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and India accounts for the highest number … Read more

Activated neutrophils can become potent cancer fighters

Elevated levels of immune cells, called neutrophils, in tumors have been associated with poor outcomes in people with cancer. But a study led by researchers at Stanford Medicine has found that, in mice, these cells can be transformed from black sheep into potent cancer fighters through an injection directly into the tumor site. The treatment … Read more

Treatment to boost white blood cells may benefit patients with glioblastoma

A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals at least one cause of low white blood cell counts in patients treated for glioblastoma and demonstrates a potential treatment strategy that improves survival in mice. Shown are MRI scans of a patient with this type of brain tumor. Patients with … Read more

Top urologists share their insights and practical tips at “Urology on the Beach”

Desai Sethi Urology Institute brings renowned thought leaders to Miami Beach. From urologic cancers to female urology to male infertility to kidney stones and sexual health, top urologists from throughout the nation shared their insights and practical tips at “Urology on the Beach,” a conference hosted January 13-15 by the Desai Sethi Urology Institute at … Read more

Tool to predict the impact of diets on cancerous & healthy cells

Newswise — A tool was developed by researchers to forecast the impact of various dietary plans on both cancerous and healthy cells. The researchers’ tool could help in identifying the specific metabolic changes caused by different types of nutrients, potentially leading to a better understanding of the relationship between diet and disease. The tool could … Read more

Which Populations Should Be Screened for Cervical Cancer?

MONTROUGE, France — Whether you are a cisgender woman or a transgender man who has kept his uterus, regardless of the sex of your partner, and even if you are a woman who is no longer sexually active, you must take part in cervical cancer screening. This is the reminder issued by Julia Maruani, MD, … Read more