Marijuana Extracts Can Slow Brain Tumor Growth

A study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics suggests that extracts from cannabis can help beat brain cancer. Researchers used two active chemical components found within cannabis in addition to traditional radiological treatments used on brain cancer patients. The active chemical...

Cancer Death Stirs up Euthanasia Debate

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, took her own life on Saturday. Maynard had pledged to take her own life 4 weeks ago. She took her life with euthanasia drugs legally available in Oregon for people with a terminal illness. Maynard vowed to end her life before the cancer...

Link Between Mobile Phones and Cancer Tested Again

For a number of years now health professionals and researchers have been concerned about the possible health rammifications of using mobile phones because they emit radiofrequency (RF) radiation at close proximity to the body for long periods. Essentially there is concern that if the RF radiation is high...

Experimental Brain Tumor Drug Available

In a new development, Germany has allowed the sale of an experimental brain cancer drug from Biotherapeutics Inc. The United States biotech company has received a special exemption which allows it to sell the drug for 5 years despite the fact it has not finished clinical trials. Biotherapeutics also has the...

Avoiding Cancer With Diet

We are all aware that our diet has evolved within the last 50 years because most most families in the western world now go shopping in supermarkets. How has that influenced our well being? Well, even though cancer in some cases has other contributing variables such as smoking cigarettes, the foodstuff we eat...

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