Depressed Cancer Patients Not Getting Help

Depression Cancer

A new study in the journal Lancet has uncovered that around three quarters of cancer patients who are also clinically depressed are not getting the help they need to deal with the illness.  This is partly due to the focus on the physical symptoms of the cancer, leaving the psychological symptoms of the depression to go untreated. Charities call the current situation ‘heart-breaking’ and say that while depression is overlooked, it can be treated at a fraction of the cost of cancer drugs. Not … [Read more...]

Possible Simple Way To ID Colon Cancer


As the population grows older, and the potential for living for a longer period of time has been increased, people are more aware of disease and the risks associated with getting specific diseases. Cancer is a major cause of death throughout the world, and is a constant topic for research and analysis in Universities and by dedicated scientists and doctors. Over the years there have been many breakthroughs and advancements which have helped in the fight against this deadly affliction.   In some … [Read more...]

Drink More Coffee; Fight Prostate Cancer?

fight prostate cancer with coffee

Wake up and smell the coffee – and read the good news for heavy coffee drinkers. Men, at least, may have one more good reason to drink an increased amount of coffee every day: to fight prostate cancer. In a study conducted by researchers at FredHutchinsonCancerResearchCenter, it was found that men who consumed at least four cups of coffee on a daily basis were able to reduce the risk of progression and/or recurrence of prostate cancer by 59 percent. The comparison was made against … [Read more...]