Blood carries out the vital functions of human life. It is composed of cells, suspended in plasma, that carry oxygen and nutrients to organs, remove carbon dioxide and waste products for excretion, fight infection and aid wound-healing. When blood...
Medicine travels in many wrong directions and up many blind alleys, but perhaps the most wrongheaded path of all is its image of disease as an inevitable progression toward death.
Q: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer several years ago, and had treatments initially with radiotherapy and then with a drug called Zoladex. Zoladex is meant to prevent a recurrence of cancer
My sister recently died of ‘lower-grade lymphoma’ within six months of being diagnosed (age 84). Remarkably, she had never consulted a doctor in her lifetime.
Long-term data about breast cancer is currently pouring in, bringing both confirmations and surprises.
The results of two 20-year long studies into breast cancer treatments have shown that breast-conserving surgery results in better outcomes for women.
The cancer establishment was recently rocked to its core when Professor Michael Baum, an eminent and well-respected breast surgeon and researcher, claimed that screening for breast cancer should be scrapped because it caused hundreds of healthy...