What is Leukemia

Leukemia Acute leukemias are a type of cancer of unknown origin in most cases, that affects the blood cells, usually leukocytes. The disease occurs as a result of an error in the maturation process of a stem cell to white blood cell, which is a chromosomal abnormality that causes affected cells to become cancerous and multiply endlessly, infiltrating […]

What are the Causes of leukemia

Causes of leukemia Although the cause of leukemia is not known exactly, it is known that there are several factors that can trigger the onset of this disease. Genetic. Immunodeficiencies. Environmental factors. Regarding the relationship of genetic factors in the development of leukemia, it is known that the disease is more common in twin than the rest […]

Properties cultivation of soursop

The fruit is very delicate dark green covered with soft spines. Is relatively large, very thin shell. They should be harvested before ripe pulp is white, creamy, meaty, juicy and slightly acidic, measured 2-3 cm long, can weigh 2.5 kg in recent years, soursop extract has become widely acclaimed to have highly potent properties to fight cancer […]

The soursop (Annona muricata graviola) uses and benefits in curing cancer

Introduction This project seeks to highlight the uses and benefits of soursop, which is defined as a tropical fruit soursop tree bark green and sweet flavor, containing black seeds, whose flesh is white and sweet. Its main feature is the ability it has to remove cell cancer ígenas , without causing damage to other healthy […]

What is the treatment for breast cancer?

A breast cancer diagnosis is followed by many questions and one of the first is, “What is the treatment for breast cancer?” Fortunately, there are many treatment options available for each type and stage of breast cancer today however, treatment is not suitable for everyone. Often, more than one treatment is necessary depending on the type of […]

Survival rates of cancer – breast cancer stage 4 breast

Breast cancer 4 has the lowest stage survival rates of breast cancer than any of the other stages of breast cancer. The average survival rate for a woman who has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the breast in a span of 5 years is 16 to 20 percent, according to research by the American […]

The role of Pink Ribbon pins in the fight against breast cancer

Pink Ribbon pins and other awareness products have become very popular in recent years. This is due in part to a growing trend of elements “for” a cause, with the proceeds donated to research foundations often or charitable organizations. Pink ribbon pins, pink purses and other goods breast cancer awareness are also popular because of the […]

chemotherapy for breast cancer

My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. The tumor had been detected previously, but thinking that it was malignant, I removed. When you saw the biopsy was carcinoma. The resection performed in the area (without removal of the breast) and axillary dissection because the technique could not apply to him sentinel node and the tumor excised. The result of […]

Chemotherapy

What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment. Use medications (drugs) to kill cancer cells. How does chemotherapy work? Cancer cells grow and divide rapidly. Chemotherapy or delay the growth of cancer cells. But it can also affect healthy cells that grow and divide rapidly. These include, for example: The cells of the wetted in the mouth […]

Chemotherapy Side Effects

What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to treat cancer cells. Chemotherapy has been used for many years and is one of the most common treatments for cancer. In most cases, chemotherapy act by interfering with the ability of growth or reproduction of cancer cells. Different groups of drugs work in different ways to fight […]