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

Pregnancy after Cervical Cancer Treatment


Factors to Consider after Cervical Cancer Treatment The question many women have when they are diagnosed with cervical cancer is whether they will be able to have children after the treatment. The answer is: Yes, it is possible to have children after cervical treatment, but of course there are several factors to consider, factors [...]

Pregnancy after Cervical Cancer Treatment2018-12-18T14:58:14+03:00

Early Detection of Cervical Cancer


Cervical Cancer In 2018 over 500,000 new cases of cervical cancer occurred making it clear that this cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide. Unlike other cancers that do not have a specific cause, cervical cancer can be caused by HPV. The Human Papillomavirus causes approximately 70% of all cervical [...]

Early Detection of Cervical Cancer2019-01-07T09:01:10+03:00

Bone Cancer


What Bone Cancer? Bone cancer is a type of cancer that affects any bone in the body and especially the pelvis and longer bones like the arms and legs. Bone cancer that spreads to the bones from other pats of the body is more common than that which starts from the bone. Benign bone [...]

Bone Cancer2018-10-23T12:56:29+03:00

Cancer Myths


What do you know about cancer and is it true or just a myth? Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide and as such many people want to know about it; what causes it, what treatments are available and whether they can prevent themselves from it? With the high number of people [...]

Cancer Myths2018-10-18T17:59:53+03:00

Carcinoid Tumours


What you Need to Know About Carcinoid Tumours There are several types of cancers affecting over 7 million of people each year worldwide. Carcinoid tumours are a rare type of cancer which unlike other types, can begin in more than one part of the body. However, in most cases, they start in the lungs [...]

Carcinoid Tumours2018-10-16T10:56:51+03:00