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Lymphoma: a little known but common cancer

What is lymphoma? lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, an essential part of our immune system. It does not affect a single organ but can develop in the entire system. Its causes are not well known, but certain chemicals and environmental factors may promote the development of lymphoma. ...

15
Sep
2014

Fight against cancer: soon anti-cancer vaccines?

A change in strategy Conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy aim to destroy cancer cells. Despite their effectiveness, these therapies have burdensome side effects, which has led researchers to explore new strategies against the disease. In just a few years, the ...

06
Feb
2023

Colon Cancer: 5 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer Screening

Screening makes all the difference. In France, colon cancer affects approximately 40,000 new individuals each year. It is the third most common cancer in France and the second deadliest cancer after lung cancer. These statistics, which might seem frightening, are not inevitable. Indeed, colorectal ...

21
Mar
2013

Cancer: a daffodil for Curie

Presentation of the operation In France, each year there are 360,000 new cases of cancer identified. This is why the Curie Institute launched the operation A Daffodil for Curie in March 2013. For each new cancer identified, it is a unique and personalized treatment that is recommended. Yet, fund ...

20
Mar
2013

Pink October: 5 misconceptions about breast cancer

1- We can't prevent this cancer Among the 5 common misconceptions about breast cancer, the first one that you absolutely must fight is the belief that you can't prevent it. Of course, this cancer is not like lung cancer where you can simply stop Smoking to reduce the risk of the disease very sig ...

04
Oct
2021

Blue Mars: when should you have a colonoscopy?

r general anesthesia, allows us to look for abnormalities in the inner wall of the intestine. It is therefore the gold standard exam in colorectal cancer screening and medical follow-up for people who have already had this cancer. Another advantage is that this endoscopy allows for sampling an ...

24
Mar
2022

Breast cancer: Orgapred aims to improve the effectiveness of treatments.

A platform made in France. One of the most promising research tracks in the treatment of breast cancer is the medical research platform Orgapred. It is a French research platform, affiliated with the University of Caen Normandy and hosted by the François Baclesse Cancer Center. Its purpose is to ...

13
Oct
2023

Stomach cancer: excess salt is a risk factor.

a recent study conducted by the Vienna University of Medicine (MedUni Vienna) revealed that a high-salt diet increases the risk of developing stomach cancer by about 40%. What is the connection between salt and stomach cancer? To reach this conclusion, researchers from the University of Medicine in ...

22
May
2024

The hikers: 5 good reasons to watch the new TF1 series.

"She is happier than she appears." Although it features women directly or indirectly affected by cancer, the series Les randonneuses is more joyful than it seems! Of course, the disease and even death are discussed since these six women embark on a difficult climb to honor the memory of a deceased ...

15
May
2023

Pink October: a month of mobilization against breast cancer.

A must-attend event In over twenty years of existence, October Pink has become a strong annual event in the fight against breast cancer. This awareness campaign was created by The Breast Cancer, Let's Talk About It! Association so that every October becomes a period of information, awareness, dial ...

12
Oct
2015

Cancers: the exhibition that plays down the disease at the Cité des Sciences

A sensitive but unavoidable subject Cancer is a scary word and a disease that upsets the daily life of patients and their relatives. It is a subject that we don't like to talk about and that doesn't really make us want to go and see an exhibition... Yet, this difficult subject touches the lives ...

10
Oct
2022

Common food additives promote several cancers.

ry common products like prepared meals, industrial pastries and cakes, rusks, breaded cutlets, and desserts. What is the link between emulsifiers and cancer? In a study published on February 13, 2024, in the journal PLoS Medicine, French researchers from Inserm revealed that emulsifiers, which are u ...

22
Feb
2024

Three misconceptions about tobacco

1- No, lung cancer does not only affect seniors Contrary to popular belief, smoking is never without health risks. To get this message across, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health's new awareness campaign first reminds us that lung cancer is not just for seniors. It also affects smokers ...

30
May
2016

Health: does optimism promote healing?

tists observed a potential reduction in mortality in optimistic patients. On the other hand, it would be irrational to believe that optimism cures cancer. Only the treatment you are about to undergo can cure your cancer, and a positive frame of mind is simply going to help you better cope with th ...

25
Apr
2022

Is Toast Carcinogenic?

"What is acrylamide?" Acrylamide is a substance that was first isolated by scientists in 2002. It is known to be cancer-causing and neurotoxic, meaning toxic to the brain and nerves. Medical research is very interested in this compound because it is now known to be bad for health and found in food ...

04
May
2023

Cancer: what are the dangers of carrageenan?

en the consumption of this additive and the development of inflammation and ulcers in the colon. That is why the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified degraded carrageenans as "potentially carcinogenic to humans". Furthermore, other scientific studies have proven that th ...

07
Aug
2023

Where to travel according to your zodiac sign?

osmopolitan metropolis, offers an unmatched cultural diversity. Singapore, a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, will captivate curious minds. Cancer, sensitive and family-oriented, will find refuge in Kyoto, Crete, and Vancouver. Kyoto, with its peaceful temples and zen gardens, offers a spi ...

10
Nov
2023

Pomegranate: 5 Incredible Health Benefits of This Fruit

regularly when in season, which is from September to February in the Northern Hemisphere. It has a demonstrated preventive effect on several types of cancer. Due to its antioxidant content, pomegranate has a proven role in cancer prevention. The various polyphenols found in this fruit have demonstra ...

25
Jan
2024

Endometriosis: 7 Things to Know About This Little-Known Disease

(i.e., 29.1% of miscarriages in women suffering from endometriosis, compared to only 19.4% in the control group). 6- It does not increase the risk of cancer Even though endometriosis lesions resemble "metastases" that invade multiple organs, this gynecological disease does not increase the risk of c ...

13
Mar
2017

Medicine: what is an expert patient?

desire to help others. For which pathologies? Expert patients work with people who have the same chronic disease as they do. This may include cancer, particularly Breast cancer which is most common in women, diabetes or mental illnesses such as schizophrenia. What is their mission? An ex ...

16
Dec
2021