Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Cancer not a death sentence

Cancer is one of the most feared and dreaded words in the English language

A word that evokes strong emotions of loss, despair, helplessness, shock and denial, not just in the person given the diagnosis but also his loved ones.

Given that one in three people dies of cancer, most people will know someone who has cancer.
In the past, outcomes were poor and treatments were associated with nasty side effects.

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Full Coverage:
Debunking cancer myths
Cancer is not a death sentence
How can I reduce my risks of stomach cancer?
Avoiding cancer screening?
What are the health risks associated with secondhand smoke?
Is there a link between nutrition and cancer?
Stage 4 breast cancer survivor goes from limping to scuba diving
'Super survivor' beats nose cancer with immunotherapy
Baby's cancer reversed after treatment with 'designer' cells
Yes, I know my mummy has cancer
New ways of diagnosing and treating breast cancer found
Processed meat linked to colon cancer: 7 things to know
Cancer risk lurks behind 'normal' result
Sausages, ham are cancer-causing, red meat 'probably' too: UN agency
Cancer risk lurks behind 'normal' result
Sausages, ham are cancer-causing, red meat 'probably' too: UN agency
Dispelling four myths about cancer
Screen for cancer before it's too late
More women here found with breast cancer every year
Cancer is not a death sentence
Cancer patients live longer, better with new procedures
New drug gives hope to lung cancer patients

 

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