Why Everyone Around You Seems to Be Getting Cancer

We – as a species – are paying the price of living longer. “I think it’s the pollution, and all your Western food like pizza and burgers,” my uncle speculated, without waiting for me to answer. He’d just asked me why everyone around him was getting cancer these days....

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No One Would Ever Argue That Cancer Is Good News

No one would ever argue that cancer is good news. Cancer scares people, and they get uncomfortable. Cancer is a word that strikes fear into people’s hearts, producing a deep sense of powerlessness. But the truth is, cancer has been both my enemy and my friend. I...

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My Life As A Cancer Crusader

I am Amanpreet, 47 years, married and mother of two children. I have a daughter who is 23 years old and a son who is 19 years old. I am an Architect by qualification but currently a homemaker for past ten years. I was fighting cancer and I would like to share my...

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Everything You Need To Know About Breast Cancer

Cancer touches our lives in many, many ways! In addition to the obvious psychological effects of a diagnosis of cancer, it also brings with it a unique lexicon. Cancer terminology is quite unique; however, it need not be complex. In light of the fact that this is...

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8 Daily Self-Care Rituals For Your Nervous System

The problem with "everyday stressors" is they show up, well, every day. Morning traffic, mounting to-do lists, and looming deadlines are all common, and perhaps even expected occurrences that trigger our nervous system regularly. Stress like this may become so routine...

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The Surprising Way Yoga Affects Breast Cancer Patients

For many cancer patients, sleep is hard to come by. According to the National Cancer Institute, up to half of the people have a hard time sleeping during or after cancer treatment. But a new study out of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center found...

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Breast cancer risk, prevention and detection

Breast cancer develops from cells in the breast. The most common sign of breast cancer is a new lump or mass, but most are benign. Other signs include a generalized swelling of part of the breast (even if no lump is felt), skin irritation or dimpling, nipple pain or...

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Designer Swimsuits For Breast Cancer Survivors

Finnish designers have created a stunning range of swimsuits specifically for women who have lost a breast through breast cancer. These monokinis are the brainchild of Elina Halttunen, a woman with "one breast and a passion for swimming". "Having only one breast made...

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Injecting gold into the body can help fight cancer

In the 2nd century A.D., throughout the Han dynasty, a Chinese writer and alchemist known as Wei Boyang is considered to have composed a document “Gold is the most valuable thing in all the world because it is immortal and never gets rotten. Alchemists eat it, and...

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Top causes of cancer in men

Cancer is among the top causes of death in adult males in the world, Whilst a healthy diet can lower the possible danger of developing specific cancers, other components like genes can play a bigger part. Once cancer spreads, it can be difficult to treat....

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Scary side of breast implants which no one talks about

When I was 17 years old, I got breast implants. I used to be a happy child, living a carefree life with my loving parents. As soon as they divorced and both remarried, I felt to be an outsider looking in, seeking for ways to go. I recall cutting images from...

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The real truth of fairness creams in India

India is known as the biggest marketplace for beauty products especially fairness products. Among Indian society being fair is the ultimate form of beauty and people are literally going nuts to achieve that fair looking skin irrespective of the repercussions....

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Man who survived breast cancer twice falls ill again

A dad-of-two who made history when he fought to receive a breast cancer drug only available to women is now battling the disease for a third time – despite having a mastectomy more than a decade ago. Payroll clerk Stuart Weaver, 48, was initially diagnosed with breast...

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Kick start your health regime by walking

Walking can be really beneficial for your health and if you’re trying to get going with a health regime, it’s time to lace up your sneakers. This will increase your well-being in a number of ways that are significant. Walking is the most studied type of exercise, and...

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