Fibroadenoma is the most common benign tumor of the breast and the most common breast tumor in women under age 30. Fibroadenomas are sometimes called breast mice or a breast mouse owing to their high mobility in the breast. Continue reading
Statistics say that there are more than twenty million people who suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Most doctors claim that this condition doesn’t have any cure so they just prescribe pain medications and anti-depressants to relieve the symptoms.
Any kind of cancer is a very complicated thing to deal with. These days, with the heightened levels of chemicals and toxins, various kinds of cancer are already manifesting themselves in people from all walks of life, at any age. One such cancer is neuroendocrine cancer.
Known as “Endometriosis of the uterus”, Adenomyosis is benign and does not cause cancer. Most commonly, the disease affects the back wall (posterior side) of the uterus. The endometrial cells penetrate deep into the uterine muscle (myometrium). When this occurs, the uterus is enlarged usually more than twice the normal size and very hard. The disease may be localized with well-defined borders or diffuse, meaning having no limits or borders. When this localized disease is found it is called adenomyoma. These adenomyomas can be located at different depths of the uterine muscle and can penetrate into the uterine cavity, becoming submucosal tumors. Continue reading
“Am I pregnant?” That is the first question that pops up when you miss your menstruation, especially when you have a regular cycle. Due to this, many pregnancy testing kits have been available in every drugstore with a wide range of brands and cheaper prices to choose from. Many times, we have a negative pregnancy test result but still, we do not menstruate. This becomes an automatic question when a person is expecting to be pregnant but what are the other reasons why a woman may have a missed period or a delayed menstruation? Don’t be too much alarmed. Although pregnancy is the most common cause for a missed period, pregnancy cannot be automatically confirmed overnight. You also need a couple of things like blood test, a pregnancy test, or an ultrasound to have it confirmed. The age of information technology made us all want to have instant answers and instant everything’s but it always pays to be patient and knowledge is the key. Here are some of the causes why you miss having a period. Continue reading
Neuroblastoma is a cancer that begins from the nerve cells found in numerous parts of the body. Neuroblastoma normally occurs inside and around the adrenal glands, that have related origins to nerve cells and sit on top of the kidneys. But, neuroblastoma can also occur in other parts of the abdomen and in the chest, pelvis and neck, any areas where groups of nerve cells exist. Continue reading
A large percentage of the world’s population is diagnosed and treated for head and neck tumor. These are oral cancers, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, laryngeal cancers, and pharyngeal cancers. It is said that head and neck tumor head and neck tumor cases are much more aggressive in the younger members of the population probably because of the late diagnosis.
Maybe you are wondering why vitamin C or ascorbic acid is very well known. It is one of the most common antioxidants that naturally occur in vegetables and fruits that you eat. Ascorbic acid helps your body get rid of all the free radicals that your body acquires from day-to-day exposure to stress and the elements. Basically, you need vitamin C for a stronger, more protected body.
Skin cancer is a skin condition that many people develop these days. This is because of many people still do not protect themselves properly when they decide to spend some time under the sun. Even if skin cancer is not life threatening, it is still acquired by so many people almost at epidemic level.
In its early stages, cancer usually has no symptoms, but eventually a malignant tumor will grow large enough to be detected. As it continues to grow, it may press on nerves and produce pain, penetrate blood vessels and cause bleeding, or interfere with the function of a body organ or system.
To remember the seven early warning signs of cancer (as designated by the American Cancer Society), think of the word CAUTION: Continue reading