The Statistics Of Chemotherapy On Cancer

What are the statistics of chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with one or more cytotoxic anti-neoplastic drugs. An older and broader use of the word chemotherapy encompassed any chemical treatment of disease, inhibiting cells, whether they be cancerous self cells or foreign cells such as bacteria.

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Cancer Risks And Obesity

There is research suggesting the impact obesity has on the development of certain cancers.

According to  Sir Richard Doll and Richard Peto, 35% of cancer deaths in the USA might be linked to diet. This is particularly certain for endometrium and breast cancer.

The Washington School of Medicine submitted a  document which explains obesity accounts for about 20% of all cancer cases.

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Cancer Immunotherapy Explained

The concept of ‘teaching’ the immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells is in a new era.

Anticancer immunotherapy is just beginning with the long term control of cancer cells. This is called Cancer Immunotherapy which uses the body’s own immune system to target and kills these disease-carrying cells. Continue reading

The Conventional Approach To Cancer Treatment Is Questioned

Scientific proof emerges from the heart of the conventional scientific establishment, not from the fringes of alternative medicine.

A book published two years ago called Cancer as a Metabolic Disease, written by Thomas N. Seyfried, Ph.D. Continue reading

Determining Cancer Stages With Pathology Through Biopsy

When diagnosed with cancer, there are many key factors that play an important role in deciding what treatment is best for you.

First, you must know how severe is cancer.

There is a different TNM system for each type of cancer. The TNM system was created by the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC).

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What Is The Biggest Cause Of Cancer?

While it’s certainly true that global lifestyle-related diseases like cancer are on the rise, the biggest risk factor for cancer is age.

infectious diseasesThe simple fact is that more people are living long enough to develop cancer because of our success in tackling infectious diseases and other historical causes of death such as malnutrition. Continue reading