Mesothelioma Prevention: Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that attacks the protective layers of your internal organs. Pleural mesothelioma, which affects the lungs, is the most common form of the disease.
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Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Smoking causes about 90% of all lung cancer deaths in the United States. Cigarette smoke harms almost every part of the body, causing many diseases. Cigarettes/tobacco contain many harmful chemicals. Did you know that cigarette smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke causes about 480,000 deaths year?
Health Effects of the Smoker
healtheo360®, a web portal for people living with chronic health conditions, and Vital Options International, a cancer communication, education and advocacy organization, today announced that David S. Duplay, founder and CEO of healtheo360, has been appointed as chairman of the Vital Options International board of directors. Debby Bitticks, who has served as Vital Options chairman and CEO since 2013, will continue in her role as CEO.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) -- When her son's persistent cough worsened into asthma as heavy, toxic smog plagued Beijing for days on end, Huang Liwen decided that she had had enough.
TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple breath test might reveal if a person has early-stage lung cancer, according to a new study.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children have elevated levels of a key stress hormone, according to a new study.
Diabetes and Cancer: What's the Connection?
Certain cancers, such as breast, pancreatic, and colon cancer have often been associated with particular metabolic diseases, of which diabetes is the most familiar example. While the link between diabetes and cancer is well documented, a basic understanding of diabetes demonstrates why the reasoning behind it seems so paradoxical.
Recently published in the British Journal of Cancer, research from the McMaster University demonstrated that Metformin, a drug prescribed to help manage and treat type II diabetes additionally halts the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy.