PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer
588 views | +0 today
Follow
PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer
Looking at the extent, nature and prevention of cancer
Curated by Clarinda Brown
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Woman who went public with melanoma fight passes away

Woman who went public with melanoma fight passes away | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Ashley Trenner, the Washington woman who led a public battle with melanoma, passed away 5 a.m. on March 15 at home, just two months shy of what would have been her 41st birthday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Beauty queen dead at 28

Beauty queen dead at 28 | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall has died in the US after fighting breast cancer since last year, her representatives say. She was 28. "Sadly, cancer had the last word," writer Leonardo Padron
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? - Forbes

Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? - Forbes | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? This question was originally answered on Quora by Michael W. Long.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Coffee drinkers get less uterine cance

Coffee consumption could have benefits though hold the sugar and milk.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Spot cancer before it starts with nanoscale microscopy - health - 18 November 2011 - New Scientist

Spot cancer before it starts with nanoscale microscopy - health - 18 November 2011 - New Scientist | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Advanced microscopy can look into the heart of cells to find tiny changes in DNA, potentially allowing diseases to be identified years before they take...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Lung cancer rates up for women, down for men, survival slightly better

The rate of new cases of lung cancer among women has risen while the rates for men have fallen, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and Cancer Australia.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Cancer Screening May Be More Popular Than Useful

Cancer Screening May Be More Popular Than Useful | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Cancer experts say a snowballing body of evidence shows that the number of cases that can be helped by early detection through widespread screening are small in number.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Mammogram's Role as Savior Is Tested

Mammogram's Role as Savior Is Tested | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
A new analysis offers a stark reality check about the value of mammography screening.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Clare Oliver - Sunsmart tv ad (February 2008)

Clare Oliver died from melanoma in September 2007, caused by a combination of solarium use and unprotected outdoor exposure to the sun's UV rays. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Slip Slop Slap Seek Slide

Slip Slop Slap Seek Slide | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it

Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Between 95 and 99% of skin cancers in Australia are caused by exposure to the sun.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Skin Cancer -- The Dangers of a Deadly Tan (and Solariums)

The battle waged by health experts to convince young people in particular about the dangers of tanning appears to be a losing one. Clare Oliver, a young woma...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Gel manicures linked to cancer.

Gel manicures linked to cancer. | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
By NICKY CHAMPThe promise of long-lasting, chip-free nails always seemed too good to be true, and now a study has found UV nail lamps used to cure gel manicures pose a skin cancer risk.A gel manicure uses three coats (each coat is set using UV...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Lung cancer deaths take lead spot for women - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Lung cancer deaths take lead spot for women - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Lung cancer overtakes breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths of Australian women, reflecting a surge in the number of women who started smoking in the 1960s and 70s.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Blood protein EPO involved in origin and spread of cancer

Blood protein EPO involved in origin and spread of cancer | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have demonstrated that a growth hormone, PDGF-BB, and the blood protein EPO are involved in the development of cancer tumours and that they combine to help the tumours proliferate in the body.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Switch in cervical cancer vaccine

Switch in cervical cancer vaccine | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
The Department of Health has decided to change the vaccine it uses to protect girls against cervical cancer. From next year it will use a jab which also protects against genital warts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Increase in Melanoma Skin Cancer NOT Caused by Sun Exposure

Increase in Melanoma Skin Cancer NOT Caused by Sun Exposure | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
Melanoma skin cancer rates are increasing but it is NOT because of sun exposure.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

The Conversation: Prostate Cancer | Visual.ly

The Conversation: Prostate Cancer | Visual.ly | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it

Infographic - The causes of prostate cancer are hard to pinpoint but certain factors do increase your risk.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Lung Cancer Responsible for 1 in 5 Cancer Deaths

Lung Cancer Responsible for 1 in 5 Cancer Deaths | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
The Australian Lung Foundation is urging all Australians – particularly women – to make their lung health a priority after a shocking new government report revealed the lung cancer death rate in women has increased by 56 per cent in recent years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys and Young Men

Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys and Young Men | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
The vaccine will protect against cancers that can result from sexual activity, a federal advisory committee said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Pomegranate shows potential in preventing metastasis, study shows

Pomegranate shows potential in preventing metastasis, study shows | PDHPE - The Chaos of Cancer | Scoop.it
ScienceDaily (Dec.13, 2010) — Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have identified components in pomegranate juice that both inhibit the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Clarinda Brown
Scoop.it!

Dear 16-year-old Me

This film was made possible thanks to the generosity of real Canadians and Americans whose lives have been touched by melanoma. These are not actors. FOR TOOLS & INFORMATION: dcmf.ca

more...
No comment yet.