Advanced Treatments for Head and Neck Cancers


Overiew Head and Neck cancers are among the rare types of cancers and approximately 80% of them are linked to tobacco use, with HPV and alcohol abuse being the other major factors that are linked to these cancers. Head and neck cancers affect the squamous cells that line the nose, mouth, sinuses and throat. [...]

Advanced Treatments for Head and Neck Cancers2019-05-13T15:28:15+03:00

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment


Overiew The oesophagus is a hollow muscular tube that is a passage way for food and liquid from the throat to the stomach. Oesophageal cancer starts in the inner lining of the oesophagus which is made up of several layers; a mucous membrane, muscle and connective tissue. As the cancer grows, it spreads to [...]

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment2019-04-09T18:08:42+03:00

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation


Overview Testicular cancer has a 99% survival rate for men who are diagnosed at its early stage. This cancer is approximately more common in men from the ages of 15-45 years of age. Surviving testicular cancer could, however, mean inability to have children. Fertility is an important part of life for most men and [...]

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation2019-03-28T15:11:19+03:00

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery


Overview The incidence of brain tumours is approximately 23 cases per every 100,000 people. They can either be benign or malignant; most of them being non-cancerous (benign). They are more common among people above 60 years and children mostly below 15 years. Surgery is one of the common treatment options for brain tumours. However, [...]

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery2019-03-28T10:28:27+03:00

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment


Overiew Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide with over 2 million people losing their lives, every year. Approximately 80% of cancer cases are caused by cigarette smoking which can also be the case for second-hand smokers. A significant problem that is faced when dealing with cancer, is that most people [...]

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment2019-03-29T13:35:15+03:00

Rare Types of Cancers


Overview Millions of people die of cancer every year; however, out of the over 200 types of cancers, some occur in a small number of people. These cancers are referred to as rare cancers. Rare cancers are those with an incidence of less than 6 people in every 100,000 per year and they make [...]

Rare Types of Cancers2019-02-25T09:26:14+03:00

What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children


Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is one of the most common treatment options for cancer. It is what most people relate cancer to. It involves administering a combination of anti-cancer drugs to kill cancer cells and stop their growth. Chemotherapy can also be used to decrease the size of a tumour making it easier and safer to [...]

What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children2019-02-21T09:26:59+03:00

Childhood Cancers Prevention


Overview Childhood cancers are cancers affecting children below the age of 18. Over 300,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer, worldwide, each year. The most common type of childhood cancer is Leukaemia and others include cancers of the brain or central nervous system and cancer of the bone marrow. Only about 20% of [...]

Childhood Cancers Prevention2019-02-18T09:28:44+03:00

World Cancer Day 2019


Progress in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Today Did you know that approximately 17 people die every minute, worldwide, due to cancer? With the help of the World Cancer Day, held every 4th of February, awareness about this disease has increased, enabling people to be better informed on how they can reduce their risks [...]

World Cancer Day 20192019-02-20T10:52:12+03:00

Treatment of Metastatic Cervical Cancer


Overview Metastatic cervical cancer is cervical cancer that has spread, not just to the nearby organs like the bladder and rectum, but also to other organs further away from the pelvis. Metastatic cervical cancer is also referred to as secondary cancer. It is cervical cancer that has reached stage 4B. Cervical cancer in this [...]

Treatment of Metastatic Cervical Cancer2019-01-24T10:28:33+03:00