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Cancer Statistics: Registrations, Series MB1

This annual reference volume presents national and regional information about cancer incidence. The publications contain an overview of the cancer registration system, the United Kingdom Association of Cancer Registries and a summary of overall cancer...

Cancer Registration Statistics, England 2002 - First Release

Cancer statistics covering numbers of new cases, incidence and survival rates.

Cancer Incidence, Prevalence & Lifetime Risk

Detailed information relating to cancer, for Scotland as a whole and by NHS health board and region, can be accessed by looking at the individual cancer sites or via an alphabetic list. The Cancer in Scotland summary , listed under 'Summary cancer statist...

Longitudinal Study of Socio-Economic Differences in the Incedence of Stomach, Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancers

Population Trends Published 8 December 1998

An investigation of cancer statistics over the period 1976-1990

Cancer is a major cause of morbidity in the UK with more than 270,000 new cases (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) registered in 2000.

More than one in three people will be diagnosed with a cancer during their lifetime and one in four will die from cancer.

  • breast cancer detection unit for the home
    Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home. Surprisingly these units are in expensive only about $100.00; the device is called; “iFind”
  • breast cancer for beginners
    Because of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates.
  • new hope to prevent breast cancer what every woman needs to know
    In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S. scientists. This new information is absolutely critical for every woman looking for a natural way to reduce breast cancer risk.
  • breast cancer screening
    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90. Several well established factors increase the risk of breast cancer and they include family history, nulliparity (not having had children), early menarche (starting menstrual cycles early), advanced age and a personal history of breast cancer.
  • passive smokers can get breast cancer
    US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.
  • surviving breast cancer study finds how survival rate was increased by 50 percent
    Over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization. For breast cancer and prevention, it has long been known that regular physical activity has been shown to decrease the likelihood of having breast cancer. What has not been known or studied has been the effect of regular physical activity on the survival rate or likelihood of death in women that already have breast cancer. That is, until now.
  • the insidiousness of breast cancer and its current treatment
    In our modern world, the benefits that today’s manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment.
  • Victorious on breast cancer
    After an exam, the breast cancer specialist made an appointment for that same afternoon to have both a mammogram and an ultrasound. They took two sets of two x rays on each breast and a third x ray of a specific area of my right breast. I realized I could have two areas of concern, not just the one.
  • the news you dont want to hear you have got breast cancer
    For many people being told that they have cancer is one of the most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think we have everything under control, something comes along that can shatter even the strongest of wills.
  • fourteen simple things you can do to reduce your risk for breast cancer
    As a retired diagnostic radiologist who read way too many mammograms I am excited because I finally have a path to try to connect to so many women who are having and have had mammograms.
  • gift giving for breast cancer patients and their families
    Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.
  • antiperspirants and breast cancer
    Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.
  • breast cancer the cure
    There is no known cure for breast cancer. More than 1.5 million people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year worldwide. Scientists don't know why most women get breast cancer, yet breast cancer is the most frequent tumor found in women the world over.
  • naural self defense against breast cancer learning to cope successfully with organochlorine pollut
    Organochlorines are implicated in causing and promoting breast cancer because they mutate genes and they cause breast cells to become more receptive to a cancer-promoting chemical called estradiol. Organochlorines weaken the immune system and lower your body’s resistance to bacteria and viruses. They also act as a negative type of estrogen in the body.
  • can you reduce your risk of breast cancer
    Just how does obesity shorten our lifespan? The answer to this question is complex, yet there is a clear link between obesity and the development of cancer. An extensive study conducted by the American Cancer Institute involving 750,000 people showed that obesity significantly increased the risk of cancer developing in the following organs: breast, colon, ovaries, uterus, pancreas, kidneys and gallbladder.