Cancer

20 things you need to know about chemotherapy

Historically these cancer drugs worked almost indiscriminately on rapidly dividing cells, usually poisoning them through free-radical toxic action. The chemotherapy drugs used are decided according to the type of tumour and its state of advancement. Some chemicals work directly on the rogue cell´s DNA; others on the receptors at the cell surface, trying to stop the rogue secondary messages...

90-Year-Old Woman Refuses Her Cancer Treatment To Travel The World

Norma is 90-years-old this year — but she leads a fuller, far more adventurous life than most of us can imagine. She has gone through her fair share of tragedy and loss. Just last year, her husband of 67 years passed away. Days after, doctors detected a deadly, cancerous mass in her uterus, and started...

SKIN CARE AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

Jennifer Young is a UK-based skincare company that specializes in customized products, unique to each individual’s skincare needs. We asked the company’s founder, Jennifer, who has also created a line of skincare especially for women who have been through cancer, to share a little of her expertise with our readers.Despite having a skin care...

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