Cancer

I never wore SPF — now I look like an 'acid attack victim'

I never wore SPF — now I look like an ‘acid attack victim’

Here’s more good reason not to skimp on SPF. A Canadian mother resembled an “acid attack victim” after taking chemotherapy cream for her skin cancer — which she developed after neglecting to use sunscreen for years. “It looks like I’ve had an acid attack,” Honore Stark told SWNS of the topical treatment, which she’s forced …

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My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I'm fighting for life

My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I’m fighting for life

A university student who’d been diagnosed with “booze-induced heartburn” was horrified to discover that she actually had an incurable cancer. “It’s literally turned my life upside down,” Georgia Ford, 20, told Kennedy News of the misdiagnosis gone horribly wrong. “I’d gone from being a full university student within a few weeks to being in hospital …

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I was shocked when tiny skin dots turned out to be cancer

I was shocked when tiny skin dots turned out to be cancer

An athletic student was in for a shocking surprise when she found frecklelike spots suddenly appearing on her skin — and soon discovered she had blood cancer. Iowa resident Helaina Hillyard, 20, first started to notice the splotches after she came back from basketball practice one night in November 2021. However, within just a few …

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A new technique successfully fried up to 75 percent of tumors using ultrasound

A new technique successfully fried up to 75 percent of tumors using ultrasound

We just took a bite out of cancer. With ultrasound waves. Scientists from the University of Michigan used a new technique to whittle away at tumors inside rats — by employing noninvasive ultrasound waves, approaching the threshold of a major breakthrough for liver cancer patients, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer. …

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Doctors suggest new names for low-grade prostate cancer

Doctors suggest new names for low-grade prostate cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. Some doctors say it’s time to rename low-grade prostate cancer to eliminate the alarming C-word. Cancer cells develop in nearly all prostates as men age, and most prostate cancers are harmless. About 34,000 Americans die from prostate cancer annually, but treating the disease can lead to sexual dysfunction and incontinence. …

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