Articles By: nygal

Latest In Bone Cancer Treatment

Debbie Silcox talks about how her life  changed since undergoing a new procedure for bone cancer.  She was about to give up, “because she couldn’t live with the pain until she found out about a new technique at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (part of Orlando Health). Doctors there are using...
October 23rd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

It Is Possible To Prevent Cancer, Says Experts’ Report

Eat healthy, stay active, and quit smoking. These time-honored prescriptions for a cancer-free life were given their latest endorsement at a recent seminar in Beijing. Cancer ranks as the number one cause of death among Chinese urban residents below the age of 65. The deadliest cancers are those of the...
October 22nd, 2008 | Cancer Research, News | Read More

Construction of Nation’s Largest Stem Cell Research Facility

An Oct. 27 event at Stanford will launch the construction of the nation’s largest stem cell research facility. The Stanford University School of Medicine will begin construction on the Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building, the nation’s largest stem cell research facility, with a scientific...
October 22nd, 2008 | Cancer Research, News | Read More

Men Still at Risk for Breast Cancer

October is Cancer Awareness Month and almost half of the world’s population may not know they’re at risk for a deadly disease, but men can get breast cancer.  Though regular mammograms are not recommended for men, self breast exams and routine check-ups can reduce the risks. Early detection is...
October 22nd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Review: Comedy Combats Childhood Cancer

The Mayhem and Madness Comedy Tour for a Cause, co-founded by Jimmy Q and Rich Shultis uses the gift of comedy to provide support for the Fight against childhood cancer. Their goal is to heighten public awareness and raise money with laughter, for children and their family members who are fighting the...
October 22nd, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events | Read More

Review: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 2.3 million women in the United States are living with a breast cancer diagnosis. Though fighting breast cancer may be one of the toughest life challenges someone may encounter, it is important to understand that no one has to face it alone. National Breast...
October 21st, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Organizations | Read More

Review: Jill’s Cancer Blog

On September 26, 2005 Jill was diagnosed with breast cancer.  During her treatment the idea came to blog about her life and to start Blog For A Cure. The site was launched in August, 2006. Now that she has recovered she hopes to make it easier for a few people by creating this network of cancer...
October 15th, 2008 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Blogs | Read More

Review: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a noncompetitive walk to help fight breast cancer and provide hope to people facing the disease.  Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the American Cancer Society’s premier event to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer. Making Strides is...
October 6th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Organizations | Read More

Review: The Estrogen Connection
Cosmetics and More

If you are a woman who has no family history of breast cancer, you may still be at risk. Chemicals in cosmetics can pose hidden dangers. The Cornell University website features a program entitled, Breast Cancer – The Estrogen Connection
Cosmetics and More.   This program, part of their series...
September 29th, 2008 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: Tails of Hope Foundation

The Tails of Hope Foundation, Inc. (“Tails of Hope”) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary medicine and helping to eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases affecting companion animals. Companion animals suffer from some of the same life-threatening...
September 25th, 2008 | Pet Cancer Websites | Read More