STI Linked to Advanced Prostate Cancer

Posted On: November 30, 2009

Researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the risk of aggressive prostate cancer and a common sexually transmitted infection. Trichomonas vaginalis infects an estimated 174 million people globally each year, and is the most common nonviral sexually transmitted infection. T. vaginalis can also infect the prostate and be a source of inflammation. The study, conducted […]

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Breast Tenderness may be a Warning Sign

Posted On: October 17, 2009

Women whose breasts became tender after taking hormone replacement therapy had nearly twice the risk of developing breast cancer than women whose breasts did not become tender on the drugs, U.S. researchers said on Monday. The team analyzed data on the more than 16,000 women who took estrogen-plus-progestin as part of the widely publicized Women’s […]

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Oral Sex cause of Throat Cancer rise

Posted On: September 3, 2009

Changing sexual practices have led to a dramatic rise in throat cancer in the United States over the past two decades. Increasing rates of HPV infection, spread through oral sex, is largely driving the rapid rise in oropharyngeal cancers, which include tumors of the throat, tonsils, and base of the tongue. Safer sex doesn’t just […]

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Power over Cervical Cancer Campaign

Posted On: August 5, 2009

Cervical cancer is malignant cancer of the cervix uteri or cervical area. It may present with vaginal bleeding but symptoms may be absent until the cancer is in its advanced stages. Did you know that in Singapore, more than one case of cervical cancer is diagnosed every 2 days. More than one women dies of […]

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What is Anal Cancer?

Posted On: July 25, 2009

Farrah Fawcett , the feathered-hair star of Charlie’s Angels, had a private funeral on 30 June at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer in late 2006. Anal cancer is a relatively rare cancer that occurs in the anus. The anal canal is a small section, […]

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