Childhood Cancers Prevention

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+00:00

A Day for Hearts


Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day 2019 Congenital anomalies, commonly referred to as Birth Defects, are some of the most common causes of deaths during the neonatal period, causing over 300,000 deaths every year, worldwide, within the first 4 weeks of birth. Heart defects are the most common congenital anomalies claiming thousands of lives every [...]

A Day for Hearts2019-02-14T10:05:32+00:00

Why you should consider travelling overseas for medical treatment


Overcoming the fear It is okay to go for Overseas Medical Treatment; as long as you have the right information. The fear of going overseas for medical treatment is what stops many people from considering this option. Others may not even be aware that they can travel overseas to get treatment for complex conditions. [...]

Why you should consider travelling overseas for medical treatment2019-02-11T12:29:01+00:00

Autoimmune Diseases


Overview Most diseases we know of are diseases that occur when germs, like bacteria and viruses, attack the body’s immune system. However, for some diseases, this is not the case. Autoimmune diseases are diseases that involve a disorder in the immune system. Relatively few people know about autoimmune diseases making them harder to spot [...]

Autoimmune Diseases2019-01-28T17:17:11+00:00

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+00:00

Cervical Changes during Pregnancy and Childbirth


Overview The cervix is such an important part of every woman’s reproductive system; allowing menstrual blood to leave the uterus, allowing sperm to enter the uterus and allowing for a baby to come out of the uterus and into the world. Playing such important roles as far as reproduction is concerned, the cervix undergoes [...]

Cervical Changes during Pregnancy and Childbirth2019-01-21T09:42:11+00:00

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+00:00

Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis


Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Candidiasis is most commonly referred to as yeast infection and because January is cervical health month, we at International Medical Treatment, will, in this article, focus on vaginal yeast infection. Vaginal yeast infection, also known as vulvovaginal candidiasis, is so common that approximately 75% of women worldwide experience vaginal yeast infection [...]

Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis2018-12-18T10:46:22+00:00

Common Cervical Health Conditions


Cervical Health Apart from cervical cancer, there are several other health conditions that can affect the cervix. This being a cervical health month, we have produced this article which looks at some of the common conditions that affect the cervix. About the Cervix The cervix, part of the female reproductive system, is the lower, [...]

Common Cervical Health Conditions2018-12-18T10:05:31+00:00

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+00:00