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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-glaucoma

What is glaucoma? Is there a relation with cancer?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve leading to progressive, and irreversible vision loss.It is important to note that it is NOT...

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...
world no tobacco day

World No Tobacco Day, May 31

World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2018 May 31, is yearly World No Tobacco Day.  The focus this year is directed to the effects 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...
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 of testicular cancer

What are the symptoms of testicular cancer?

Symptoms of testicular cancer Symptoms of testicular cancer include the following: Lump or swelling in the testicle: The first symptom of testicular cancer is a...
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...
testicular cancer risk factors

What are the risk factors for developing testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer risk factors: what you should know A risk factor is anything that can affect your chances of getting a disease. While certain risk...