Tag archive for ‘cancer’
By insider On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Cancer child’s secret message on back of her mirror found by dad after she died

Athena, 12, wrote: ‘Maybe it’s not about the happy ending, maybe it’s about the story’ A young girl who was dying of cancer left a heart-rending 3,000-word message hidden on the back of her mirror. Just More...

By insider On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Mother who was told to abort her child after being diagnosed with cancer gambles on life-saving operation and gives birth to a healthy daughter

After finding she was pregnant, Mullineux was diagnosed with cancer She was told that she had to abort the baby and have tumors removed She decided to wait and had surgery while her baby was still in the womb Her More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Freddie’s mum is dying but her love will live forever: Cancer will kill her in months so she’s written cards to celebrate all his birthdays up to 21 – and even his wedding

One month after giving birth to Freddie, Rowena started experiencing pain Eventually Rowena was diagnosed with bowel cancer With not long to live, she is coming up with ways he can remember her She has recorded More...

By insider On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Cancer mum has inspiring Facebook pictures BANNED because they may be ‘porn’

Tracy Morris said: “I was stunned. The photos are not of breasts – because I don’t have any. So they are actually no different to a photo of a man” A cancer sufferer was accused of breaching Facebook anti-porn More...

By insider On Saturday, December 28th, 2013

‘I spent three weeks thinking I had terminal cancer – then doctors admitted they’d got it wrong,’ says furious mother

Evelina Powell, 32, was rushed to hospital in Kent after collapsing at work She was given blood tests and scans which detected a possible tumour Claims doctors at her local hospital in Kent said cancer had eaten More...

By insider On Friday, December 13th, 2013

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

If a woman develops breast cancer, having larger breasts and being sedentary might increase her risk of dying from the disease, a large, long-term study suggests. Experts have long known that being physically active More...

By insider On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Miriam Stoppard: When sore a swollen limb is an emergency

Lymphoedema is the swelling of one or more limbs when the lymphatic system is unable to transport lymph back to the circulating blood. Just before the summer holidays I was having lunch with a friend who’s had More...

By insider On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

‘We couldn’t understand why we’d been taken to the cancer ward’: Parents’ heartbreak as two-year-old daughter’s ‘cold’ turns out to be leukaemia

Jessica Holmes was taken to A&E when her cold failed to improve She was given antibiotics for a chest infection and was sent home Her parents took her back to the hospital when her condition deteriorated After More...

By insider On Monday, November 11th, 2013

Nuts Linked With Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Good news for everyone whose go-to afternoon snack is a handful of almonds. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School found an association between nut consumption and decreased More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Lung cancer cases soar in Beijing

The number of lung cancer cases in the Chinese capital Beijing has soared over the last decade. According to figures published by the state-run Xinhua news agency, they have increased by more than 50%. Beijing More...

By insider On Monday, November 4th, 2013

‘Doctors didn’t think he’d be alive for our wedding’: Couple’s race to marry before groom died of brain cancer – and they made it with just a month to spare

Andy and Kelli Young were together for eight years but had just one precious month together as husband and wife before he passed away Andy, 49, had been suffering from throat cancer which had spread to his lungs More...

By insider On Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Dying father-to-be who has had SIXTY-SIX rounds of chemotherapy battles to stay alive long enough to hold his unborn child due in three months

  Jared Noel has advanced bowel cancer that has spread to his liver and lungs 32-year-old doctor has already undergone 66 rounds of chemotherapy Knowing the disease wasn’t curable, he and wife Hannah More...

By insider On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Cancer killed my husband, but Atos took his dignity a long time before his death

Widow Lyn Coupe has vowed to fight in her dead husband’s name to overturn the decision to axe his £50-a-week incapacity benefit. Cancer victim David Coupe did not live long enough to win his appeal against More...

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By insider On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Dental Cavities May Reduce Risk for Certain Types of Cancer

It’s not often you hear a dentist say something nice about cavities, but that may be changing. In a recently published study in The Journal of the American Medical Association involving 620 participants, More...

By insider On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Beauty blogger battling cancer attracts over 100,000 readers with her tips on staying glamorous through chemo

Laura Cannon, 23, was diagnosed with breast cancer last year Endured months of toxic medication and a double mastectomy Started online guide on how to stay beautiful during chemo Explained different ways the More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Mesothelioma: Causes and Symptoms

  Mesothelioma is cancer of the mesothelium, a protective membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs. About two-thirds of cases of mesothelioma disease begin in the pleural mesothelium More...

By insider On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Mother, 42, discovers she has advanced breast cancer after son hits her in the chest with a ball while on holiday

  Karen Cooper was playing ball with son Zac, 15, in Mallorca Went to see her doctor once she was home because the area was still sore Tests revealed a lump and aggressive stage three breast cancer Physical More...

By insider On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Chinese medicine has caused kidney failure and even cancer. So how safe are these popular ‘cures’

  For five years, Patricia Booth took a Chinese herbal remedy for a skin complaint. As a result, she has lost both kidneys and developed cancer of the urinary tract. The senior civil servant from Essex has More...

By insider On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Cancer Cure Found In Naked Mole Rats? Chemical, Hyaluronan, May Contain Anti-Cancer Properties

  For years, scientists have been trying to figure out why 90 percent of mice and rats die from cancer after three to four years, but African naked mole rats and their Middle Eastern cousin, the blind mole More...

By insider On Friday, October 11th, 2013

2 Men with HIV who had bone marrow transplants remain virus-free

  Two HIV-positive lymphoma patients who received bone marrow transplants to treat their cancer no longer have detectable virus in their blood cells — even after stopping antiretroviral therapy in recent More...

By insider On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Woman Documents Battle With Breast Cancer in Touching Time-Lapse

  Emily Helck is sharing her battle with breast cancer, one photo at a time. The 29-year-old New Jersey resident was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2012. Every week following her diagnosis, Helck took More...

By insider On Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Breastfeeding May Cut Mothers’ Risk of Ovarian Cancer by up to 91 Percent

  The slogan “breast is best” is intended to highlight the various health benefits that babies receive from breastfeeding. However, a new study highlights that breastfeeding can have health benefits More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Hopes soaring of a wonder jab that will kill 90% of cancers

  A VACCINE that kills 90 per cent of cancers using the body’s natural defence mechanisms is in development, it was revealed yesterday. Experts say the treatment has already freed patients of the disease More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

A vaccine for breast cancer

  A new study has doctors optimistic about a treatment that slows the spread of cancer — and, in one case, makes the disease disappear altogether. Cancer researchers are hailing an “exciting step More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Toddler whose eye was GLOWING ‘like a cat’s eye’ is diagnosed with rare form of cancer

  Callum Holmes was six months old when his right eye began to look shiny Was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer called retinoblastoma Had to had his right eye removed to stop the cancer spreading Now More...