Cancer Cost Reaches Record $100 bn Globally

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Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases in 2012 alone. The increasing incidence of the disease paired with the rising prices of drugs and therapies make cancer the most expensive condition today. The cost of cancer reached a record number of $100 billion globally in 2014. The astounding […]

A Game-Changer Protein May Be Cure for All Cancers

Scientists believe they have found a protein, which they describe as a “game-changer” for cancer treatment. The breakthrough discovery by researchers in the UK is previously unknown protein molecule that “turbo-charges” the immune system, so that it can fight off any cancer. The finding which now offers millions of patients a fresh hope for curing […]

Obesity Linked to 10 Cancers

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Today, 2.1 billion people or nearly a third of the global population is overweight or obese, but now a new study suggests this trend is more terrifying than we thought. Scientists found that obesity increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers. The number of people who have higher body mass index […]

World Cancer Day: The Biggest Cause of the Disease

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Marked on February 4 each year, World Cancer Day is designed to raise awareness of cancer and to promote its prevention, detection, and treatment. Setting the theme “Not Beyond Us” this year, the UN takes a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, as experts point out that the single, most important risk […]

Hunger, Cancer, Ebola, AIDS… Obesity Tops Them All

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The Ebola virus is dominating all global news right now, with some countries starting to consider imposing travel bans and closing their borders. And while Ebola is indeed a horrible threat, it can’t compare to worldwide-spread issues such as AIDS, cancers and hunger. And obesity, experts add, explaining that the lifestyle-related disease actually tops them […]

Sharp Rise in Lifestyle-Related Cancers

Sunny holidays, sweet treats and juicy grilled meats, as well as liters of alcohol and lots of smoking – this may remind you of the last vacation you took with a bunch of friends, but it’s in fact the reason for the increased number of cancer cases in recent years. Experts warn that unhealthy lifestyle […]