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what causes glaucoma

What causes glaucoma?

What Causes Glaucoma? Glaucoma is generally caused by a blockage in part of the eye. This prevents fluid from draining out of the eye and...
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...
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...
treatment options for cervical cancer

Treatment options for cervical cancer : what is available?

What determines the treatment options for cervical cancer? Treatment options for cervical cancer are mainly determined by: The stage of the cancer at diagnosis The patient’s age Her...
what is cervical cancer

What is cervical cancer?

January is cervical cancer awareness month and we’d like to bring awareness to this type of cancer and how you can prevent it. Cervical cancer was once the...
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...
physical-activity-and-cancer

Physical activity and cancer: how to get started?

Understanding the relation between physical activity and cancer Every year, the Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a conference at the UC Davis Medical Center called “Pushing Past...