Articles By: nygal

Review: The Prostate Cancer Foundation

Review: The Prostate Cancer Foundation
In 2009, an estimated 192,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer-one new case every 2.7 minutes. The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) was founded in 1993 to find better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. Through its unique model for soliciting and selecting promising research programs...
March 4th, 2011 | Cancer Websites, Philanthropic Organizations | Read More

Synthetic Genome Vaccines

Novartis AG agreed to use technology from Synthetic Genomics Vaccines Inc., a company run by genome pioneer Craig Venter, in an effort to cut the time needed to develop influenza shots. Novartis and San Diego-based Synthetic Genomic Vaccines will work together to create so-called seed viruses, templates...
February 2nd, 2011 | News, Science | Read More

Can Food Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

No food or diet can prevent you from getting breast cancer. But some foods can make your body the healthiest it can be, boost your immune system, and help keep your risk for breast cancer as low as possible. And no food or diet can cure cancer, though some of them may help control treatment side effects...
January 11th, 2011 | News, Opinion | Read More

Tips For The Cancer Patient During The Holidays

The holiday season brings with it each year a little hope, a little magic and the opportunity to make memories that can last a lifetime. For a cancer patient it can add some additional “snowdrifts” that need to be waded through. I offer to you, the person about to begin, undergoing, or recently concluded...
December 20th, 2010 | News | Read More

A New Low In Breast Cancer Fundraising?

When I heard about this I gasped. There is a bar in Minneapolis raising money for breast cancer by having women enter their boobs in a contest. I for one am not a big fan of the “T” word. I prefer “Boobs”not that a word change would have helped quell my disdane for this offensive...
December 10th, 2010 | Editorial, News | Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Going Strong

October is known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was in 1985 and was started by AstraZeneca, the makers of breast cancer drugs Arimidex and Tamoxfen. The idea was to promote mammography as the most effective way for women to fight breast cancer. In...
October 11th, 2010 | News | Read More

Foods as Medicine for Cancer Prevention & Healing

Foods as Medicine for Cancer Prevention & Healing
By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) Edited by Dina Eliash Robinson, Editor-in Chief- TheFreeRangeClub.com Pink ribbons and shop window decorations herald its designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month every October, Some people carry the reminder year-round—as did a hot hunk I recently...
September 15th, 2010 | Featured Article, Nutrition | Read More

Vaccine Against Brain Cancer

(Reuters) – A small, early-stage trial of a therapeutic brain cancer vaccine developed by ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd showed that nearly half the patients were alive without their cancer worsening 18 months after diagnosis. The Phase 1 trial involved 16 patients with glioblastoma multiforme,...
September 1st, 2010 | News | Read More

New York officials site indoor tanning cancer risk

Last year, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer classified tanning as a definite human carcinogen, putting it in the same category as smoking. New York health officials are now ramping up their regulation of more than 2,000 tanning salons and gyms offering...
August 17th, 2010 | News | Read More

Electronic Medical Emergency Alert Bracelets

Wearing an electronic medical emergency alert bracelet and CARE memory band can save your life. As we grow older we develop more medical conditions and tend to take more prescriptions. Today seniors can carry their medical information in a bracelet that they wear on their wrist. It is called a CARE Memory...
August 9th, 2010 | News, Product Review | Read More