Tag Archives: cancer

Grief after love at first sight: ‘The cancer didn’t matter to me, because I knew she was the one. We enjoyed every single day together’

Michal Sikora knew his wife, Lesil Nielsen Sikora, was the one the first time he encountered her in person, when they bumped into each other in 2016 on the street in Cork, where they both lived. Lesil was 30 and Mike was 29. “As strange as it sounds, I knew that we’d be together for… Read More »

‘Gut bugs’ can drive prostate cancer growth and treatment resistance

Common gut bacteria can fuel the growth of prostate cancers and allow them to evade the effects of treatment, a new study finds. Scientists revealed how gut bacteria contribute to the progression of advanced prostate cancers and their resistance to hormone therapy — by providing an alternative source of growth-promoting androgens, or male hormones. Hormone… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Food to avoid for cancer diet

If your treatment has caused side effects like nausea, taste changes, or mouth sores, you probably have already started your own mental list of foods you’d much rather steer clear of. However, there are some foods that no matter how good they sound are probably best avoided due to the risk of foodborne illness, aka… Read More »

Anti cancer vegan diet?

Health risk factors associated with meat, fruit and vegetable consumption in cohort studies: A comprehensive meta-analysis. And if you’re looking to really stock up on plenty of good-for-you food, check out this complete list of the healthiest foods on the planet. The biggest stumbling block, Zick says, is the diet is difficult to follow long… Read More »