The Library

The Library

The Library will contain all sorts of articles surrounding the subject of cancer and related topics. The articles here will be copied from various sources and some will also be my own work. The range of subjects will grow to include: Cancer, Diet, Treatment, Alternative Treatments, Healthcare etc

Neck Dissection

By craig | February 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Neck Dissection

What is a Neck Dissection and Why is it Performed? Neck dissection is usually performed to remove cancer that has spread to lymph nodes in the neck. Lymph nodes are small bean shaped glands scattered throughout the body that filter and process lymph fluid from other organs. The immune cells in the lymph nodes help…

Lymph Nodes and Cancer

By craig | February 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is the lymph system? Lymph Nodes and Cancer Our bodies have a network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes. (Lymph is pronounced limf.) This network is a part of the body’s immune system. It collects fluid, waste material, and other things (like viruses and bacteria) that are in the body tissues, outside the bloodstream.…

How fast does cancer spread?

By craig | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cancer Progression How Quickly Cancer Spreads Our bodies are made up trillions of cells. Normally, new cells replace old or damaged cells as they die off. Sometimes, a cell’s DNA becomes damaged. The immune system can generally control a small number of abnormal cells from further damage to our bodies. Cancer occurs when there are…

14 Symptoms of Throat Cancer

By craig | February 9, 2020 | 2 Comments

Throat Cancer Nobody wants to receive a diagnosis of cancer. Cancer is a scary word, but luckily, medical science has come a long way in the last decade, and a cancer diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. Most people who receive the proper treatment on time, do survive cancer and are able to go…

Food For Cancer – The Good and The Bad

By craig | January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Food for Cancer Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to…

Cancer Fighting Foods – The Top 12 List

By craig | January 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Cancer Fighting Foods – The Top 12 List

Cancer Fighting Foods Cancer Fighting Foods:  This is generally a very good article. However I would take issue with some of his claims to do with ‘cleanse’ and ‘detoxify’. There is no such thing as a ‘liver flush’, ‘liver cleanse’,  ‘liver detoxify’.  These terms are misleading and have no basis in science. The liver is…

What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer?

By craig | January 26, 2020 | Comments Off on What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer?

What Is Nasopharyngeal Cancer? Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. It starts in the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose and near the base of skull. Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer,…

What is Cancer?

By craig | January 26, 2020 | Comments Off on What is Cancer?

What is Cancer? At its heart, cancer is the result of uncontrolled cell growth. Our bodies are composed of trillions of cells, all working together. In cancer, one of those cells stops paying attention to the normal signals that tell cells to grow, stop growing or even to die. Cancer cells still share many of…