World Cancer Day celebrated FEB 4

Healthy Life Choices Empowering people to make healthy choices and reducing the social and environmental risk factors for cancer are key to achieving the global goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025 and reaching the targets of the World Cancer Declaration. Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across … [Read more...]

The List Maker’s Get-Healthy Guide, 7 Pains You Should Never Ignore

7 Pains You Should Never Ignore   See which painful symptoms could indicate a health emergency     By the Editors of Prevention Pay Attention to Your Body’s Signals Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is nothing more than a sign that your last meal didn’t agree with you. Except when they’re not. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something isn’t quite right. More often than not, you have some idea of what’s behind it. But when it comes … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond is Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer!

Celebrating the personal fundraising page for The Jackie Bond Bunch Team In 2008 my mom and I were both diagnosed with cancer within the same week. She had breast cancer and I had Oropharynx (throat) cancer HPV related. I was 39 and she was 61. My beautiful sister in law was diagnosed with colon cancer within the same month as us. She was 56. My chemotherapy and radiation treatment saved my life but one week after I finished my 35th radiation treatment I lost my greatest love and best … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Mc Carthy – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this amazing woman that is Taking Action for the benefit of others. Rising above horrific medical conditions, this powerhouse is now using her life experience as a milestone, one of awakening to her own life purpose, the education of women's gynaecologic health; and the provision of medical services to women, otherwise not available to them. We are excited to say the she is now here to help the Women of our World … [Read more...]

Cervical Cancer in Women, no simple proposition !

Preventing cancer, as we know, is no simple proposition. We have clues about what practices may help—say, exercising regularly, nixing cigarettes, and eating real, healthful food. But when we see even hyper-fit celebrities like Lance Armstrong fall victim, it’s easy to wonder whether there’s much we can do to prevent tumors in our own bodies. But when it comes to cervical cancer in women, the answer in many cases is a resounding “yes.” So much so, in fact, that the Centers for Disease … [Read more...]

Ovarian Cancer Month, a disease playing Hide & Seek – September 2012

Ovarian cancer is a cancerous growth arising from the ovary. Symptoms are frequently very subtle early on and may include: bloating, pelvic pain, difficulty eating and frequent urination, and are easily confused with other illnesses. Most (more than 90%) ovarian cancers are classified as "epithelial" and are believed to arise from the surface (epithelium) of the ovary. However, some evidence suggests that the fallopian tube could also be the source of some ovarian cancers. Since the ovaries … [Read more...]

CANCER SCHMANCER Shares Great News!

OVA1 - Ovarian Cancer Blood Test Don't leave your health in the hands of others! OVA1 - Ovarian Cancer Blood Test Now Available The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance believes it is important to inform the community of the following information: A new risk assessment test for ovarian cancer, OVA1, is now available. Vermillion's OVA1 test, available only through Quest Diagnostics, Inc., is the first blood test approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help … [Read more...]

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