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  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:36:49 +0000: Silver linings, even as childhood cancer rates rise - Heart & Cancer
    SINGAPORE — At an age when most children enjoy worry-free days, 10-year-old Huo Xi Cheng’s childhood memories include hair loss, nausea and pounding headaches from undergoing chemotherapy. Diagnosed with a high-risk type of leukaemia after suffering a …
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:58:15 +0000: Dr. Zorba Paster: Colon cancer screening financial nightmare - Heart & Cancer
    Dear Doc: I love your radio show and because I can’t listen on Saturday mornings, I podcast it (thank you for that). I would love if you could comment on the recent colon cancer screening discussion of finding out procedure coding and costs before the …
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:10:19 +0000: Karaoke-mad Telford mother diagnosed with cancer - Heart & Cancer
    A mother who spent her life singing karaoke discovered she had throat cancer when she could no longer hit the notes of her favourite Tina Turner track Simply the Best. Lucy Lodge, 31, from from Telford, Shrops, says her voice suddenly became huskier in …
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:23:02 +0000: Mum devastated after daughter diagnosed with brain cancer - Heart & Cancer
    A devastated mother has revealed how her five-year-old daughter's 'knock-knees' actually turned out to be terminal brain cancer. Laura Sharpe, 29, first believed Faith's imbalance was down to the common, but harmless, part of child …
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 05:34:40 +0000: PNB MetLife launches new health insurance plan to cover heart ailments and cancer care - Heart & Cancer
    PNB MetLife has launched a new healthcare policy called Mera Heart and Cancer Care (MHCC) health insurance plan on the occasion of World Cancer day on 4th February in Hyderabad. According to authorities of PNB MetLife, the new plan is a non-linked and …
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 01:15:21 +0000: Chas & Dave star diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus - Heart & Cancer
    British pop rocker Chas Hodges has been diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. The Chas & Dave star, 73, has started immediate treatment to battle the disease after doctors found it in the early stages. The duo have since cancelled a string of UK …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:38:05 +0000: Seven steps to start today to prevent heart disease - Heart & Cancer
    Whole Body Cryostherapy is said to be effective because it elicits our natural ‘fight or flight’ response which prompts the body to boost its physical and mental systems. VIDEO BY MARYLYNN SCHIAVI The American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7” heart …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:24:30 +0000: Give Your Heart Some Lovin' - Heart & Cancer
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  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:02:26 +0000: E-Cigarettes May Increase Risk of Heart Problems: Study - Heart & Cancer
    While many people turn to e-cigarettes, thinking they are a healthier and safer alternative to smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, research continues to highlight risks associated with the popular devices, with a new study suggesting that vaping may …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:27:37 +0000: Mother claims her cancer was caused by washing clothes - Heart & Cancer
    A mother-of-three believes washing her late husband's asbestos-ridden clothes cause her incurable cancer. Vivienne Swain, 60, has mesothelioma – a form of the disease that affects the lining of the lungs and is often linked to chemical exposure. She …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:24:42 +0000: One basic thing you can do to keep cancer at bay is eat right - Heart & Cancer
    The likelihood of developing cancer is defined by a set of risk factors - a combination of environmental and genetic components. You can take charge of the environmental factors and reduce your risk. Dr Sajjan S Rajpurohit, Consultant, Medical Oncology, …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:18:14 +0000: High cholesterol level not sole cause of heart attacks, strokes - Heart & Cancer
    Have you ever wondered why in some patients, despite good control of cholesterol and other risk factors, the arteries continue to progressively narrow? In recent years, researchers have begun to understand the presence of other mechanisms beyond the …
  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 05:41:10 +0000: An Un-Broken Heart - Heart & Cancer
    When a married couple dies within days of one another, people commonly use the term “he or she must have died from a broken heart.” And while doctors and therapists could probably debate the plausibility of a “broken heart” medically, I wonder what it’s …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 19:10:50 +0000: Police probe cancer sufferer after he is accused of faking - Heart & Cancer
    Police are investigating a claim that a teenage cancer patient faked the extent of his illness after being given gifts by charities. The Clutha Trust have alleged Eli Stewart, 19, told lies about his stomach and lung cancer, which he said he was diagnosed …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 17:43:48 +0000: Teenage cancer patient 'faked illness to get free stuff from charity' - Heart & Cancer
    Police are probing astonishing claims that a teenage cancer patient turned charity fundraiser FAKED his illness. Officials at the Clutha Trust ­charity in Scotland allege Eli Stewart told lies about his terminal disease. But these claims were denied by …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 17:39:58 +0000: Mother denies teenage campaigner faked cancer after police start inquiry - Heart & Cancer
    The mother of a teenager at the centre of a police investigation into claims he faked having cancer has rejected the “disgusting” accusations and said he has been the subject of death threats. Carole Stewart said her 19-year-old son Eli was diagnosed with …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 15:54:27 +0000: Teenage cancer patient accused of faking extent of illness by charity - Heart & Cancer
    Eli is being investigated Police have launched an investigation after a charity claimed that a teenager cancer patient faked the extent of his illness. Detectives were called after the Clutha Trust ­charity alleged that Eli Stewart, 19, had told lies …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 15:26:57 +0000: Cancer drug could aid heart tissue regeneration - Heart & Cancer
    New York: An anti-cancer agent in development promotes regeneration of damaged heart muscle, says a study. The researchers believe that the finding may help prevent congestive heart failure in the future. Many parts of the body, such as blood cells and …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 13:07:40 +0000: Cancer awareness: 'We can. I Can', the fight to survive must go on - Heart & Cancer
    AS people all over the world marked World Cancer Day yesterday — with the aim of uniting everyone in the fight against the painful and deadly disease — four Malaysians are doing their bit to raise awareness. Walk against cancer Last year, 43-year-old …
  • Sun, 05 Feb 2017 06:21:06 +0000: Police probe after claims teen cancer patient faked illness for free guitar from Clutha charity - Heart & Cancer
    Astonishing claims that a teenage cancer patient turned charity fundraiser faked his illness are being probed by police. Detectives were called in after officials at the Clutha Trust ­charity alleged Eli Stewart told lies about his terminal disease. He …