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interview with psycho oncologist

Exclusive Interview With Psycho-oncologist Alejandra Glaser

Q. What can you tell us about you, Alejandra? A. My name is Maria Alejandra Glaser, and I’m 35 years old. I live in Mar de Plata,...

Information on cancer

the thyroid gland

What is the thyroid gland?

The thyroid gland The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland the size of a small mandarin, and is located in the neck area, right in front...
Thyroid cancer

What is thyroid cancer?

Thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules Even though thyroid cancer is not frequently discussed, it is nevertheless important to be informed about it, considering the significant increase in...
what is hpv

What is HPV?

What is HPV? - Definition HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus. In fact, when speaking about HPV one does not refer to one virus, but to a group of...
hiv and cancer

World AIDS Day: but what about the link between cancer and...

HIV and cancer risk December 1st is World AIDS Day. This year’s theme is ‘Access Equity Right Now’. This is a call to work together...
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Smoking and cancer

Continued smoking during cancer treatment. There is substantial evidence that smoking and cancer have an impact on health outcomes. Evidence shows that continued smoking may...

Vitamin D and the effect of sun lotions

Vitamin D in a nutshell Vitamin D is in fact a pro-hormone rather than a vitamin as such.  This means that it only becomes active...
Cancer Related Fatigue

Cancer related fatigue and physical activity

Introduction: cancer related fatigue and physical activity.  Every year, the Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a conference, called "Pushing Past Cancer, at the UC Davis Medical...
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Risk factors for developing colorectal cancer

What are the risk factors for developing colon cancer? Risk factors for colon cancer can be related to several elements. General: Older age: The majority of...
The relationship between stress and cancer

Stress and cancer

The relationship between stress and cancer Stress affects us all. But is there a relationship between stress and cancer? Are you aware of the effects...
symptoms of cervical cancer

What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Most women do not have any signs or symptoms of a pre-cancer or early-stage cervical cancer. Symptoms of cervical cancer usually do not appear...