Hepatitis C Causes More Cancers Than We Know

Hepatitis C Causes More Cancers Than We Know

 July 12, 2019

Medical experts have long warned the public about the health dangers of hepatitis C, which increases a patient’s risk of liver cancer. But adding to this life-threatening condition is a recent s...

FAQ: Understanding The Link Between Hepatitis C and Liver Cancer

FAQ: Understanding The Link Between Hepatitis C and Liver Cancer

 July 31, 2018

Hepatitis C infection is on the rise and more than three million people suffer from this virus in the U.S. alone. In many cases, these individuals do not realize their condition until signs of liver d...

Common Herbal Medicines Used to Fight Against Liver Cancer

Common Herbal Medicines Used to Fight Against Liver Cancer

 May 10, 2022

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer and the 9th leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Since 1980, its incidence rates have increased more than t...

Hemophilia Among the Elderly and Its Link to Cancer

Hemophilia Among the Elderly and Its Link to Cancer

 February 28, 2022

With improvements in medical facilities and equipment, patients with hemophilia have had longer life expectancy throughout the years. However, a new problem surfaces as these patients reach old age. C...

What Is Cancer Exactly? Tumor Biology & Cancer Causes

What Is Cancer Exactly? Tumor Biology & Cancer Causes

 October 20, 2021

Cancer is a disorder where a group of cells ignores normal cell division principles and grows uncontrollably. Because cancerous cells are self-sufficient, they do not respond to the signals that initi...

Treatment Vaccines in The Fight Against Cancer

Treatment Vaccines in The Fight Against Cancer

 September 28, 2021

What are Cancer Vaccines? Vaccines aid the body’s defenses against illness. They can make the immune system more effective in finding and eliminating pathogens and cancerous cells. Vaccinations ...

The Biliary Tract: Gallbladder And The Sphincter Of Oddi

The Biliary Tract: Gallbladder And The Sphincter Of Oddi

 July 7, 2021

Have you seen the new hit movie The Sphincter of Oddi? Probably not, as it is the name of a part of your BILIARY TRACT and not a movie. But it would make a good movie title! Indiana Jones And the Sphi...

What You Need To Know About Sickle Cell Disease

What You Need To Know About Sickle Cell Disease

 July 8, 2020

June 19th was officially designated as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. The international awareness day is observed annually with the goal to increase public knowledge and an understanding of sickle c...

The Rise and Fall of Cancer Cases in 2019

The Rise and Fall of Cancer Cases in 2019

 February 8, 2020

Cancer death rates in the United States have declined steadily within the last 25 years, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society (ACS). As of 2016, the cancer death r...

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What You Need To Know About Being Immunocompromised

 January 27, 2020

Your immune system is a very complex network of proteins, cells, tissues, and organs in the human anatomy that acts as front-liners against harmful microorganisms. Its primary function is to protect y...