Tag Archives: Cancer

‘Tessa had a slight bulge in her eye… our world was turned upside down when we were told it was cancer’

Tessa Garry, three days after her diagnosis. She started chemotherapy in Crumlin the following week. Tessa Garry, three days after her diagnosis. She started chemotherapy in Crumlin the following week. ‘Tessa had a slight bulge in her eye… our world was turned upside down when we were told it was cancer’ Independent.ie Last December, when… Read More »

Can Daily Consumption of Meat Increase Colorectal Cancer Risk?

For some time, cancer organizations have recommended diets that limit processed and red meat because consumption of these foods is linked to cancer. Now, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology reveals that even folks who follow guidelines may have a slightly increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, reports Cancer Research UK.… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »