Tag Archives: Cancer

Pancreatic cancer: The disease is the deadliest common cancer – what are the symptoms?

According to Pancreatic Cancer UK, three-quarters of people with pancreatic cancer will die within a year of diagnosis. This makes it the deadliest common cancer in the UK. Cancer of the pancreas is difficult to treat, and is often not detected until the cancer is fairly advanced. If the tumour is large or has spread… Read More »

Does bariatric surgery reduce cancer risk?

There is adequate evidence that excess body fat results in an increased risk of 13 different cancers, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).   In a 2016 reassessment of the preventive effects of a healthy weight on cancer risk, the France-based IARC reviewed over 1000 epidemiologic studies, which examine disease distribution in… Read More »

STUDY: Fish oil And vitamin D pills no guard against cancer or serious heart trouble

This story is from Kaiser Health News A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Researchers defined serious heart problems as the combined rate of heart attacks,… Read More »