“The significance of palliative care extends far beyond ‘end-of-life treatment’ for cancer patients,” Secretary General of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Prof Wolfgang Grisold emphasizes at the occasion of XXIII World Congress for Neurology in Kyoto. There are a number of important areas for palliative care precisely in neurology and a steadily growing demand for it – not least due to ever higher life expectancy rates worldwide.
Body fat distribution in the trunk is more important than body weight when it comes to cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid.
Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumour at late stages of disease development, scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have found.
In a Special Supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine experts examine the challenges of effectively communicating with young adults regarding cancer prevention and explore possible solutions
Study shows kefir is a good way for cancer survivors to enjoy a fortifying post-exercise dairy drink without stomach upset, reports the Journal of Dairy Science®
Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing naturally-occurring symptoms with side effects from the medicine, according to a study of nearly 4,000 women led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).