‘I would have paid any price’

In February last year, she underwent a radical hysterectomy, which along with the removal of her uterus, included her fallopian tubes, her cervix, part of her vagina and a large selection of pelvic lymph nodes. Her lymph nodes were, as it turns out, clear. Such radical surgery meant she did not need chemo or radiotherapy. … Read more

Esophageal Cancer Nearly Doubled Among Middle-Aged Americans

Esophageal cancer tends to be a “silent killer,” and it’s on the rise among middle-aged Americans, new evidence suggests. The rate of this cancer nearly doubled among people aged 45 to 64, and the prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus — a precancerous condition — rose by about 50% in this age group between 2012 and 2019. … Read more

I never wore SPF — now I look like an ‘acid attack victim’

Here’s more good reason not to skimp on SPF. A Canadian mother resembled an “acid attack victim” after taking chemotherapy cream for her skin cancer — which she developed after neglecting to use sunscreen for years. “It looks like I’ve had an acid attack,” Honore Stark told SWNS of the topical treatment, which she’s forced … Read more

My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I’m fighting for life

A university student who’d been diagnosed with “booze-induced heartburn” was horrified to discover that she actually had an incurable cancer. “It’s literally turned my life upside down,” Georgia Ford, 20, told Kennedy News of the misdiagnosis gone horribly wrong. “I’d gone from being a full university student within a few weeks to being in hospital … Read more

Brazil’s former leader Lula survived a corruption conviction and cancer. Now he’s vying for the presidency again

CNN † Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva formally announced his pre-candidacy for October’s presidential election on Saturday, marking what could be the beginnings of a stunning political comeback for the once imprisoned ex-leader in a crucial election year. Seventy-six-year-old Lula, as he is commonly known, has emerged as the frontrunner in the … Read more

Andrew Wilhoite, charged with killing wife, wins primary election

An Indiana man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife won a township board primary election while in jail for the brutal slaying. Andrew Wilhoite — who was charged in March with murdering 41-year-old Elizabeth “Nikki” Wilhoite, allegedly using a concrete flower pot — is one of three Republicans who secured a spot Tuesday in November’s … Read more

I was shocked when tiny skin dots turned out to be cancer

An athletic student was in for a shocking surprise when she found frecklelike spots suddenly appearing on her skin — and soon discovered she had blood cancer. Iowa resident Helaina Hillyard, 20, first started to notice the splotches after she came back from basketball practice one night in November 2021. However, within just a few … Read more

Obesity in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’ – POLITICO

Obesity rates in the European Region are at “epidemic proportions,” warns the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe in a report released Tuesday. The numbers are growing: Fifty-nine percent of adults and nearly one in three children are either overweight or obese, and no country in the European region is currently on track to … Read more

Vladimir Putin to undergo cancer surgery, transfer power

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to undergo cancer surgery and temporarily hand over power to a hardline former federal police chief, according to a new report. Putin will transfer control of Russia’s government to Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Russian federal police’s Security Council, while he is incapacitated during and after the procedure, according … Read more

What causes cancer cells to activate in a normal body?

Ever wondered why so many people around us are getting detected with cancer these days? Growing up, we had heard about worrying diseases like malaria, jaundice, heart attacks but cancer was believed to be a disease that happened to a few. So have the cancer cases suddenly gone up or there are better diagnostics available? … Read more