Kidney Cancer


Is there a connection between Kidney Cancer and Chronic Kidney Disease? More than 330,000 new kidney cancer (renal cancer) cases occur every year, making it one of the most common cancers worldwide. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on the other hand, is the gradual loss of kidney function (filtering wastes and excess fluids from the [...]

Kidney Cancer2020-05-19T18:23:20+03:00

Everyday Habits that can Help Prevent Cancer


Overview Cancer is the number 2 leading cause of death globally taking the lives of millions of people every year. The rising number of cancer-related deaths is due to the fact that most cancers start to exhibit symptoms in the late stages. This means that, by the time most cancer patients find out they [...]

Everyday Habits that can Help Prevent Cancer2020-02-18T09:28:38+03:00

World Cancer Day 2020


I Am and I Will Cancer continues to be a burden not just for those affected but for the entire world due to the rising number of cases and the high cost of treatment. It is estimated that globally, 1 in every 6 deaths is due to cancer. Over 17 million cancer cases were [...]

World Cancer Day 20202020-02-07T16:47:34+03:00

Cervical Cancer Awareness


Overview January is cervical health awareness month; a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer. Every year, more than 500,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and over 300,000 women die of this cancer each year, worldwide. If nothing is done to create [...]

Cervical Cancer Awareness2019-12-17T10:09:57+03:00

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment


Overview Breast cancer affects approximately 2 million women worldwide and causes about 600,000 deaths yearly. Early diagnosis is the best way to reduce the many lives lost to this cancer. The life expectancy for breast cancer according to stage is as follows: Stage I 98% - 100% Stage II 90% - 99% Stage III [...]

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment2019-10-15T12:52:37+03:00

New Technology in Early Detection of Breast Cancer


Pink October Breast cancer impacts over 2 million women, worldwide, every year. With 627,000 deaths in 2018 alone due to breast cancer, this cancer is the most common cancer in women accounting for approximately 15% of all cancer deaths among women. Although breast cancer is common among women in developed countries, it has been [...]

New Technology in Early Detection of Breast Cancer2019-10-03T10:29:34+03:00

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment Overseas


Overview Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of cancer of the lymphatic system, a system which comprises of tissues and organs that primarily consists of lymph nodes, lymph vessels and lymph. Its primary function is to transport lymph which is a clear colourless fluid that flows through the lymphatic system and contains white blood cells. [...]

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment Overseas2019-09-05T12:53:20+03:00

Reducing Risk of Leukaemia


Overview Leukaemia is a type of blood cancer that affects people of all ages. However, this cancer is the most common cancer in children younger than 15 years, with the acute lymphoblastic leukaemia being the type diagnosed in three quarter of children suffering from leukaemia cancer. In adults, especially those above 55 years of [...]

Reducing Risk of Leukaemia2019-09-09T11:52:47+03:00

Immunotherapy Meets Precision Medicine


Overview Cancer continues to be a global epidemic that has seen a lot of research go into its diagnosis and treatment. Precision medicine (which depends on a genetic understanding of a cancer) is one of the major developments that have led to more effective treatment of this disease. Genetic understanding is determined by DNA [...]

Immunotherapy Meets Precision Medicine2019-08-16T09:05:37+03:00

Soft Tissue Sarcoma


Overview Sarcomas are a group of rare cancers that begin in the bones and connective tissue such as muscles and fatty tissue. These cancers consist of more than 70 types. However, in this article we will discuss soft tissue sarcoma which begins in the soft tissue (connective tissue). Soft tissue sarcoma starts in the [...]

Soft Tissue Sarcoma2019-07-22T09:12:00+03:00
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