Before you take a medical examination, and fill out the paper work, they ask a question about whether you have a family history of cancer, therefore the risk of developing cancer increases if you have a family history with cancer, such as a parent or sibling, so even if you have a family history in… Continue reading Family history and coping with cancer patients
Category: Colon Cancer
Symptoms and actions of colon cancer patients
The five most common cancers are stomach cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, and breast cancer. Among them, the incidence of colorectal cancer is one of the highest in the world. While the mortality rate of patients with stomach cancer is gradually decreasing, the mortality rate of colorectal cancer patients has been steadily increasing… Continue reading Symptoms and actions of colon cancer patients
What are target chemotherapies for cancer?
There is a story the anticancer drugs used in cancer treatment originated from mustard gas, a biochemical weapon developed during the World War II. An American pharmacologist, Alfred Gilman and Lewis S Goodman analyzed the deaths of Allied soldiers who died from the mustard gas leak, and found that some of the mustard gas derivatives… Continue reading What are target chemotherapies for cancer?
FUCOIDAN & ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES IN VARIOUS CANCER TYPES
There are numerous research studies on PubMed that show Fucoidan's multi-faceted anti-cancer activity across a wide range of tumor types: Colorectal Cancer In recent research, fucoidan was shown to inhibit the growth of a colon cancer cell line via inhibition of T-cell originated protein kinase (TOPK). In this study, fucoidan was also orally administered to… Continue reading FUCOIDAN & ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES IN VARIOUS CANCER TYPES
YOU SHOULD START COLON CANCER SCREENING AT 40, NOT 50
New guidelines by The American Cancer Society for colon and rectal cancer screening suggest that adults should get colon cancer screen at 40. The reason for this newly updated guidelines is that statistics have shown more and more young people developing this disease. "In people born more recently, they're at four times the risk for rectal cancer than… Continue reading YOU SHOULD START COLON CANCER SCREENING AT 40, NOT 50
“Cancer is completing my life, making it whole…”
Cancer is completing my life, making it whole. It’s a strange thing to say, isn’t it? Most would say that cancer, the terminal kind, is truncating and destroying their lives. For a long time, especially in the beginning of this cancer journey, I felt that way too, but no longer. It all makes sense now. Cancer and even congenital blindness make sense now. The “Why?” question I’ve spent my entire life asking and which I never thought I would be able to decipher, at least not in this life, has a credible, tangible answer now. All the suffering and all the joy, all the tears and all the laughter, from the moment of my birth to my very last breath, a life that has seen more than its fair share of excruciating pain as well as spectacular achievements, I understand it all now. I have found the meaning and purpose…
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