Is Colon Cancer Hereditary?

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Colon cancer may be hereditary or acquired. Although lifestyle factors play a role inn majority of cases, sometimes inherited genetic mutations may cause colon cancer. When to suspect Hereditary Colon Cancer in an Individual? One or more of the following may raise the suspicion of hereditary colon cancer in an individual and may warrant further […]

Treatment of Cancer Pain

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Cancer related pain is one of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients. A pain is called cancer pain when it is caused by the disease itself or due to any other factors directly associated with the disease or its treatment. According to an estimate, about 59% of patients undergoing cancer treatment, about 64% of patients with advanced cancers, […]

Treatment of Cancer Related Fatigue

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In this article, we will see cancer-related fatigue treatment methods and what are its various causes and how it is measured. What is cancer-related fatigue? Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most common and distressing symptoms faced by cancer patients. Fatigue is a symptom that is perceived by the patients and is not visible […]

Diet and Cancer

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Many studies have looked at the role of dietary factors in increasing or reducing the risk of cancer. Most studies have shown that dietary factors are only associated with a change in cancer risk, but not completely responsible for it. To prove association of a dietary factor and cancer is challenging as there are numerous […]

Motivational Cancer Survivor Stories

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HUGH JACKMAN CANCER HISTORY AND SURVIVAL STORY Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968, in Sydney, Australia. He was 8 when his mother left the family, and he and his siblings were largely raised by their father. Hugh Jackman is best known for playing Wolverine in the ‘X-Men’ film franchise. He’s also known […]

30 Best Inspirational Pancreatic Cancer Quotes

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According to the American Cancer Society, 56,770 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States (2019). The news of pancreatic cancer diagnosis can leave anyone in absolute shock, anger, and pain. It is quite important for the person affected by pancreatic cancer to keep a positive state of mind in order to […]

Role of Next Generation Sequencing in Oncology

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What is Next Generation Sequencing? Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) is also referred to as “deep sequencing” or “massive parallel sequencing”. NGS is a broad term that encompasses a number of broad sequencing technique, such as whole genome sequencing (for sequencing the whole human genome), whole exome sequencing (for sequencing the exome, the protein-coding regions of the […]

Top 30 Inspirational Leukemia Quotes

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According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, approx 3 people are diagnosed with blood cancer in the United States. When someone is diagnosed with leukemia, it is quite difficult for them to calm themselves and keep their head cool to better understand their medical condition. Here we have shared a list of top 30 inspirational […]