Alcohol Use Linked To Over 740,000 Cancer Cases Last Year, New Study Says

The link between smoking and cancer is well-documented and widely known. But alcohol? “Fewer than one in three Americans recognize alcohol as a cause of cancer,” says Harriet Rumgay, researcher at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. “That’s similar in other high-income countries, and it’s… Continue reading Alcohol Use Linked To Over 740,000 Cancer Cases Last Year, New Study Says

The Ripple Effects Of A Huge Drop In Cancer Screenings

At the height of the pandemic, routine cancer screenings declined by 90 percent. Screenings are resuming and doctors are diagnosing later-stage cancers — cancers that might have been caught earlier. NPR science correspondent Yuki Noguchi talks about whom this affects most, and about the ripple effects that missing cancer screening may have for years to… Continue reading The Ripple Effects Of A Huge Drop In Cancer Screenings

Protecting The Immuno-Compromised Against COVID Could Be Key To Ending The Pandemic

There’s mounting research to suggest that protecting people who are immuno-compromised from getting COVID is important not just for their sake – it could be critical in the effort to end the pandemic for everyone. The evidence comes from two separate strands of studies. Dr. Laura McCoy has been doing the first type. She’s an… Continue reading Protecting The Immuno-Compromised Against COVID Could Be Key To Ending The Pandemic

Murdered backpacker Grace Millane’s heartbroken dad dies of cancer almost two years on

David Millane was diagnosed with cancer after his daughter’s killer was sentenced in February of this year – he died earlier this week in the family hometown of Wickford David Millane speaking in Auckland in 2018 when his daughter was missing (Image) The dad of murdered backpacker Grace Millane has died of cancer in his hometown.… Continue reading Murdered backpacker Grace Millane’s heartbroken dad dies of cancer almost two years on

Alex Trebek Dead at 80 After Battling Pancreatic Cancer

cancer since announcing the news back in March 2019. He immediately started chemo after the diagnosis but made no plans to retire and continued hosting his game show … as impressively as ever. Trebek powered through for a full year — despite what he called “massive attacks of great depression that made me wonder if… Continue reading Alex Trebek Dead at 80 After Battling Pancreatic Cancer

I lost both of my grandmothers to breast cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa recounts as she shares her experience after a worrisome mammogram

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has shared her experience after a worrisome mammogram she underwent in the United States.  Recounting how she lost both of her grandmothers to breast cancer because it wasn’t detected early enough, Laurie said the doctors found something worrisome on both of her breasts and asked her to come back for a repeat mammogram and an… Continue reading I lost both of my grandmothers to breast cancer – Pastor Laurie Idahosa recounts as she shares her experience after a worrisome mammogram

NFL’S RON RIVERA
FINISHES LAST ROUND OF CANCER TREATMENTS
… Amazing Celebration

Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera just finished his last round of cancer treatments … and the mini-party hospital staffers threw for him to celebrate was AWESOME. The 58-year-old was diagnosed with a form of skin cancer back in August … and he’s been receiving chemotherapy and other forms of treatment ever since. But,… Continue reading NFL’S RON RIVERA
FINISHES LAST ROUND OF CANCER TREATMENTS
… Amazing Celebration

Cancer deaths in private homes in England soar 50 per cent since start of coronavirus

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released startling figures looking at deaths in private homes in England and Wales since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic The amount of men dying from cancer in private homes since the start of the year is roughly 50 per cent higher than the five-year average compared, according… Continue reading Cancer deaths in private homes in England soar 50 per cent since start of coronavirus

Amazing transformation of 5-year-old Nigerian girl who beat cancer of the blood

A Nigerian journalist, Chigozie Effe shared photos showing the amazing transformation of a of 5-year-old girl, Adanna Ifewulu from Anambra State, who beat cancer of the blood. Taking to Facebook on October 7, Mr Effe shared a photo of Adanna during her battle with cancer in 2018 and in 2020 after her recovery, thanking well meaning… Continue reading Amazing transformation of 5-year-old Nigerian girl who beat cancer of the blood

Rock legend, Eddi Van Halen dies at 65 after battle with cancer

Eddie Van Halen, the legendary Dutch-American guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, has died at the age of 65 after a long battle with throat cancer.  His death was announced by his son, Wolf Van Halen, on Tuesday October 5 via Twitter. “I can’t believe I’m having to write this but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van… Continue reading Rock legend, Eddi Van Halen dies at 65 after battle with cancer