Cancer Detection

Prostate cancer MRI scans: is the NHS ready?

All men with suspected prostate cancer should be offered a specialist MRI scan when they’re referred to the hospital in England, before a biopsy. And it’s a decision that prostate cancer expert Professor Mark Emberton is extremely happy about. Read the original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/09/prostate-cancer-mri-scans-is-the-nhs-ready/...

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Read about this week News Digest’s cancer research breakthrough headlines including National screening programs, a new drug for aggressive childhood brain cancer, HPV vaccination in Rwanda, and more. Original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/11/news-digest-nhs-staff-shortages-hpv-vaccine-in-rwanda-prostate-cancer-guidelines-and-sunscreen-chemicals/...

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£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Scottish science is set to receive a multimillion-pound boost to transform training for doctors who undertake cancer research – and help retain women scientists in the field. “If we’re to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, we need all our doctors and scientists to be able to reach…...

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Four Attribution Factors of “Family Cancer”

Start tracking cancer in your own family! Please find the sketch to show you how a cancer-causing gene can be passed on to children. Use it as a guide to ask questions about cancer in your own family tree. And please give a gift today to help cure cancer for our…...

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Screening for Prostate Cancer

Each year approximately 900,000 men across the globe are diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Though prostate cancer is more easily cured when diagnosed at early stages, it may not be curable, particularly if cancer has spread to other areas of the body, which is often fatal. Prostate cancer can be first…...

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Screening for Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Early Detection saves lives! Detection tests and procedures should be personally tailored based on an individual’s condition. Consult with your doctor to determine what examinations are right for you. Here are a few tests and procedures that may be used. Physical Exam: An exam of the body to check general signs…...

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Screening for Breast Cancer

Early Detection saves lives! The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed the better the chance of recovery. Women can take proactive steps to know their family history, risk factors, and especially their own bodies. It is important to be vigilant....

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Self-Exam for Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Self-Exam Tips Women 20 years of age and older should be proactive about detecting breast cancer. Follow the instructions below to examine your breasts. Lying down, place a towel or pillow under your right shoulder and put your right hand behind your head. Examine your right breast with…...

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Cancer Detection Guide

Early detection helps save lives. Help decrease your risk of developing cancer by using the below AFCR Early Cancer Detecion Guide or download your copy today by clicking HERE. 1. At minimum, includes medical/lifestyle history and physical exam. Blood/urine tests and chest x-ray may also be included, at physician’s discretion. 2. Women 21-29 should have…...

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Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer

Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer Esophageal cancer, unfortunately, does not typically cause noticeable symptoms until the disease has progressed to a late stage. The most common symptom is difficulty swallowing, or a feeling that food is stuck in the throat or chest. Patients may also experience unintended weight loss, because problems…...

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