New Technology to Test For Cancer With a Single Drop of Blood

A simple 3-D printed device my be leading the way in cancer detection in the coming decades. “Miriam” is a device that can detect the presence of several different cancer from a single drop of blood. The best part is that the device only costs $500 to make! Currently, most forms of cancer...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The year is moving incredibly quickly and we are almost up to September. The American Cancer Society has reminded us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) aims to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research. Breast Cancer...

Stomach Cancer Signs & Symptoms

Stomach cancer is responsible for nearly a million deaths each year and is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Unfortunately because the symptoms are often confused with other illnesses, the diagnosis of stomach cancer is sometimes delayed, leading to patients presenting with stomach cancer that has...

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Ovarian Cancer is the 8th most common cancer in the United States. As the name implies, it is a form of cancer that affects women’s ovaries and it affects mostly older women. Women have 2 ovaries – small organs which make eggs and secrete hormones. Symptoms and Risk Factors It is a form of...

Skin Cancer Detection

When you have any questions about skin cancer, a dermatologist can set your mind at ease and assist you to handle the situation if it arises. A lot of people detect some thing on their skin that causes alarm however they just aren’t convinced if they should visit a specialist. At the very least, it is...