Month: November 2017

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Basal cell cancer occurs when skin cells undergo cancerous changes. What is going on in the body? Over 500,000 people a year in the U.S. are affected by basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell cancer begins…

Overview & Description Chemotherapy refers to medicines that can kill or control cancer. Chemotherapy medicines target and treat a specific area affected by cancer. These medicines travel to all parts of the body through the bloodstream. Chemotherapy is a systemic…

Strawberries are a fun summer berry irresistible to almost everyone. You may be surprised to learn though that in addition to being a delicious fruit, strawberries are an excellent natural beauty product. Use these 7 ways to incorporate the beneficial…

The defense system is arranged in such a way that soon it will start resisting to the reduction of the calorie intake, resulting in a refusal to accept the plan over the course of the following days. Persons deciding to…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors A woman’s pelvis contains the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, vagina, bladder, and rectum. Pelvic pain refers to any pain or discomfort in this area of the body. What is going on in the body? Pelvic…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors A cancer is a group of abnormal cells, known as a tumor, that grows uncontrollably. Cancerous tumors invade and destroy surrounding tissue. Not all tumors are cancerous. Benign tumors, which are not cancerous, do not…

Breast cancer ranks first among all malignancies in women. Incidence of breast cancer has increased slowly, but continuously in the course of recent years. Statistics show that every 3 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide, and 1…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors A cancer is a group of abnormal cells, known as a tumor, that grows uncontrollably. Cancerous tumors invade and destroy surrounding tissue. Not all tumors are cancerous. Benign tumors, which are not cancerous, do not…

Why is heart disease so deadly? One reason is that many people are slow to seek help when symptoms arise. Yes, someone gripped by sudden chest pain probably knows to call 911. But heart symptoms aren’t always intense or obvious,…

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It is an aggressive skin cancer that can spread to other parts of the body. The incidence of melanoma has been increasing over the last several decades. What…