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Early presentation helps in cancer treatment

APRNEWS - As Monday marks World Cancer Day, medical experts have said patients who present the disease early have high chance of survival.They advised women above 40 years to go for mammogram and ultrasound cancer screening at least once a year, depending on the age of the person and family background. This is because people who have family history of cancer have high tendency of been affected by the ailment, as they have genetic predisposition for it.


Australia scientists develop ‘world first’ melanoma blood test

APRNEWS - Australian researchers said Wednesday they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a “world first” breakthrough that could save many lives.

The scientists, from Edith Cowan University, said the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads through a person’s body.


10 Health Benefits Of Mangoes

GUARDIAN - When you savor delicious and succulent mangoes every season, you probably don’t think about the immense health benefits coming with every bite. A common nickname for mangoes is actually ‘the king of fruits’. Beyond the sweet, luscious taste of mangoes, they also contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that assure your optimum health.


French rock legend Johnny Hallyday announces he has cancer

Veteran French rocker Johnny Hallyday announced Wednesday that he is being treated for cancer, but added in a Twitter message that his life was not in danger.

"I was actually screened a few months ago for cancer cells for which I am currently being treated," he wrote.

"My life is not in danger today," added the 73-year-old who has been described as the French Elvis.

"I'm doing very well and am in good physical condition," he added.

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