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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...
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...
what is prostate cancer

What is prostate cancer?

What is prostate cancer: general overview Prostate cancer is a cancer of the prostate gland. It is the most common cancer in men in developed countries...
what is prostate gland

What is the prostate gland?

Prostate gland: what it is and what is its function? The prostate gland The gland is only found in males and is situated in front of the...
ovarian cancer

What is ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: definition Cancer is related to the out of control growth of cells that can eventually spread to other areas of the body. Ovarian cancer...
symptoms ovarian cancer

What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Symptoms of ovarian cancer:an overview Ovarian cancer can cause several signs or symptoms. Women are more likely to have symptoms if the cancer has spread...
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...
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...
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...