Cancer symptoms: Three major cancers could cause twitching in the body - key warning signs
CHARACTERISING cancer has been hugely useful for the improvement of survival rates, but the non-specific nature of symptoms still delays referrals. Some of the lesser-known signs of the disease may include twitching and spasms, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘My childhood sunburn gave me skin cancer in my 40s’ - the first sign
EMMA CHECKLEY, 47, can "distinctly" remember her childhood holiday on the Greek island of Corfu. Skipping in and out of the pool with her snorkel mask on, she was having a "wonderful" time. However, the whole day of sunshine left her with an unwanted souvenir in the form of sunburn. Little did she know, her blistered forehead would trigger cancer in her 40s. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could this revolutionary jab help destroy the cancer that killed Patrick Swayze?
A team at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in the US has just given the preventative jab to their first volunteer, a woman with a family history of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer breakthrough: Pill gets approval in huge boost 'Compelling results'
A BREAKTHROUGH pill which prevents the recurrence of breast cancer has been approved by a UK drug regulator following its success in a global trial, led by British scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Mum shares first symptoms of her daughter, 24, who died of bowel cancer
BOWEL cancer has come under renewed focus in recent weeks thanks to Dame Deborah James' tireless campaigning. A common misconception about bowel cancer is that it's an older person's disease. Therese Grace, mum of Amelia Grace, 24, who died of bowel cancer, spoke to BBC Breakfast to bust this myth. Therese shared her daughter's initial warning signs which doctor's overlooked. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1999 to 2019 Saw Decrease in Cancer Mortality for Blacks in the U.S.
FRIDAY, May 20, 2020 -- From 1999 to 2019, the overall cancer death rate decreased significantly among Black men and women, but in 2019, cancer death rates were still highest for Blacks versus other racial and ethnic groups, according to a brief... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to cut down on drinking alcohol – 7 tips to drink more sensibly
WOULD you like to cut down on your drinking? While you may enjoy an alcoholic tipple, there are many health benefits to reducing alcohol consumption, from weight loss to lowered cancer risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gynecologic Cancer Studies: What to Look for at ASCO 2022 Gynecologic Cancer Studies: What to Look for at ASCO 2022
It ' s not just about ovarian cancer anymore -- presentations at ASCO 2022 illustrate the major advances that have been made in gynecologic cancer treatments.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

UPMC opens cancer center in Italy
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center this week opened its latest cancer treatment center in the southern Italian region of Sicily. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Moffitt will get largest cut of $100M state funds to boost cancer research
Moffitt Cancer Center is one of three institutions in the state to get a cut of a $100 million grant focused on cancer research and care. While Moffitt officials did not disclose the full amount of the funds they expect to receive, they did say they will get the largest cut due to a formula based on the National Cancer Institute designation status and other key metrics. UF Health Cancer Center and the Sylvester Cancer Center at the University of Miami will also receive part of the funds. “Gov.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

FDA urges risk management plans for drug shortages
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling on drug manufacturer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Brigham and Women's gets FDA warning letter on PET tracers FDA clears modification for XACT's ablation steering system FDA OKs new AI-based breast, prostate cancer tools from RadNet FDA grants approval for diagnostic test for Alzheimer's plaques FDA doubles MRI scans needed for Aduhelm patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Black Americans in rural areas more likely to die of cancer
Black Americans living in rural settings are more vulnerable to dying of lung...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast screening shows benefits for women in their 40s Follow-up delays are common in people at high risk of lung cancer Potential for racial bias raises concerns for radiology AI $5M in funds available to detect cancer sooner ALA launches new lung cancer screening campaign (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

H pylori May Undermine Immunotherapy Response in Gastric Cancer H pylori May Undermine Immunotherapy Response in Gastric Cancer
H pylori infection was associated with shorter progression-free and overall survival. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Medicaid Survival Boost; Big Myeloma Improvement; Clozapine-Cancer Link
(MedPage Today) -- Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was associated with significantly improved cancer survival, particularly among non-Hispanic Blacks and people living in rural areas. (American Cancer Society, Journal of the National... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - May 20, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Follow-Up Often Delayed After High-Risk Findings on Lung Cancer Screening
FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Nearly half of lung cancer screening exams with high-risk Lung-RADS findings result in delays in care, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2022 International Conference, held from May 13 to 18 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news