Childhood leukaemia: is it preventable?

Sunday 06 December 2009, 19:40

Leukaemia is a cancer of the early blood-forming cells, most often involving white blood cells. It starts in bone marrow (a connective tissue where blood cells are formed) and quickly moves to the bloodstream through which it spread to distant... more »

Lung cancer: a preventable disease

Sunday 06 December 2009, 19:27

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women. That's why it is so important to be aware of risk factors that can lead to the development of lung cancer and take the appropriate measures to prevent it. A risk... more »

Advances in the prevention of skin cancer

Sunday 06 December 2009, 19:17

Research on non-melanoma skin cancers is yielding encouraging results in the prevention and treatment of these types of cancer. The most advanced research on the causes of non-melanoma skin cancers has helped demonstrate that most of the skin... more »

Skin cancer immunotherapy

Sunday 06 December 2009, 19:05

The immune system plays an important role in protecting human body against the development and metastatic spread of neoplasias. It performs this function through two main mechanisms: by eliminating cancer cells before they establish a tumor or by... more »

Prostate cancer risk

Friday 04 December 2009, 02:51

Although scientists don't know the exact causes of prostate cancer, they do know that certain circumstances (risk factors) increase the chance of developing it. Prostate cancer risk assessment is important in identifying men who might be at high... more »

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