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How Cancer Affects Women’s Sex Lives

Both cancer treatment and its aftereffects have huge ramifications on the sex lives of women—and those ramifications aren’t discussed often enough. Unbound CEO Polly Rodriguez, a survivor of colorectal cancer. Photo courtesy of Polly Rodriguez Cancer is a shit diagnosis for anyone, period. It strips a person of their daily …

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Jelly made of alcohol could help kill off cancer

A new study says that a jelly-like implant, filled with pure alcohol could be a powerful treatment for cancer. The implant is injected into the middle of a tumour, where it slowly releases tiny amounts of ethanol — the pure alcohol that makes up, for example, 12 to 14 per …

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Existing parasite drug may fight prostate, colon cancer

New research has found evidence to suggest that nitazoxanide, a substance contained in antiparasitic drugs, could be effective in deterring the growth of prostate and colon cancer cells. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), prostate cancer is the second most common cancer type among men in the United States. Prostate cancer makes up 9.6 percent of …

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Protein key to cancer cells ability to spread identified

Date:November 17, 2017 Source:University of Guelph Summary:Scientists have made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues. The groundbreaking study identified a protein, known as cadherin-22, as a potential factor in cancer metastasis, or …

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