Colon Cancer.

How Aspirin Can Help People Survive Colon Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has reveal that aspirin - which costs about 1.5p per pill - could play a role in better survival rates for colon cancer patients. Usin...

Dating After Cancer: My Do's and Don'ts

Rachel Bown | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Bown

I am going to be upfront about this. Cancer is a great way to weed out the duffs. To sift the men from the boys. It really reveals what type of partner you have and the true nature of your relationship. Granted, it might be a little radical as a strategy of choice. But as I had always been a bit of a beacon for dysfunctional men, I am more than a little happy with my experiment!

The 'New Normal': The Truth About Remission From Cancer

Rachel Bown | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Bown

At times, I confess to feeling more than a little guilty; Guilty for surviving when so many others who were diagnosed after me, and who were younger than I, have since died. Guilty for going on about the cancer long after the drama of treatment has finished. Guilty for not always remembering to be thankful and seize the day. And guilty for all the trouble and worry I put my loved ones through.

Why We Must Support the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill

Charlotte Kitley | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK
Charlotte Kitley

This is why the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill is so important. This bill will give doctors the opportunity to consider new drugs or techniques that could go on to save the lives of people like me. People who at the moment are written off as incurable, where the best I am offered is a comfortable quality of (shortened) life.

Poorna Bell

Bowel Cancer: Prevention And How To Spot The Symptoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer or colon cancer, includes cancer of your large bowel and cancer of your back passage (rectal cancer)," sa...

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs, Such A Viagra, May Protect Against Colon Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Erectile dysfunction drugs may be able to help prevent or even treat colon cancer. Researchers are studying three drugs, including Viagra, that app...

Nutrient Found In Your Five-A-Day Could Cut Bowel Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A 'super-nutrient' found in fruit and vegetables could reduce the risk of colon cancer, a new study has found. Luteolin, a flavonoid or antioxidant...

The Drug That 'Slows Ovarian Cancer Growth' By Six Months

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have trialed a drug that can potentially slow down the progression of ovarian cancer down by up to six months. Trial leader Dr Amit Oza,...

Why Being An Office Worker Could Increase Your Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Office workers take note, sitting down for long periods of time can increase your risk of developing breast and colon cancer, according to a series of...

Ginger Root Could Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer, Says Study

Georgia James | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A daily dose of ginger could reduce the chances of developing bowel cancer, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Michigan Medi...