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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


What is Movember?

What is movember? The term "Movember" was generated as a hybrid from "Mustache" and "November". It was coined in Australia at the end of the...
colon cancer symptoms

Colon cancer symptoms

Colon cancer symptoms: what are they? The signs and symptoms of colon cancer depend on the location of the tumor, and whether or not it has spread...

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 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...
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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...
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...

Wellbeing and diabetes

Wellbeing and diabetes: some facts Wellbeing and diabetes are opposites. Every year, in June, diabetes is getting full attention during the Diabetes Week.  And World...
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Vaccinations and cancer

Can vaccines prevent cancer?

The perception of health benefits of vaccines Since the end of the 18thcentury with the English doctor Edward Jenner, and especially one century later with...
prostate cancer treatment side effects

Prostate cancer treatment: consequences

Possible consequences of prostate cancer treatment As with any major treatment, prostate cancer therapies might come with several significant side effects as a consequence 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...