Tag Archives: cancer

Bladder cancer: The uncomfortable pain indicating your risk to the deadly disease

Nearly 5,000 people pass away from bladder cancer each year in the UK. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the sooner treatment can begin, which could extend your life. Lower back pain could be a sign the cancer has advanced. Currently, survival rates for kidney and bladder cancer in England show that fewer women than men live… Read More »

My vague symptoms and bouts of tiredness turned out to be incurable lung cancer

Oonagh McArdle had always been a healthy, fit, non-smoker so when she began experiencing “strange” symptoms in 2019, she was only mildly concerned, but decided to visit her doctor just in case. Several months and tests later, she received the biggest shock of her life when it was discovered that the strange feeling in her… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Drug Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Women with advanced ovarian cancer often face grim statistics, with less than half surviving for five years after their diagnosis. However, a new study suggests that so-called “maintenance therapy” with a targeted cancer drug may add years to some patients’ lives. In findings… Read More »