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Cancer symptoms: Signs the deadly disease is multiplying in the large bowel – full list

If cancer is diagnosed, treatment will depend on whether it’s colon or rectal cancer, and the stage of the cancer. The main treatment options for colon cancer are surgery and chemotherapy. Surgery In the early stages of colon cancer, the surgeon can remove the cancer from the bowel along a border of healthy tissue; this… Read More »

Biden says U.S. will seek to ‘end cancer as we know it’ after Covid pandemic

President Joe Biden said Friday that once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated, his administration will target another deadly disease: cancer. “I want you to know that, once we beat Covid, we’re going to do everything we can to end cancer as we know it,” Biden said in a speech after touring Pfizer’s massive coronavirus… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »