Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #cancer:

mybraintumor0021453960390Why I let a brain tumor go untouched for 10 years:

Watching my little brain tumor grow slowly over the past 10 years has been an extraordinary exercise in courage, patience, gratitude and faith.  I learned about my tumor by accident in 2003 around my 50th birthday, when I’d had an MRI scan after collapsing from drinking too much water during a marathon.  Fortunately, my tumor is a benign and generally slow-growing type called an acoustic neuroma. Located inside my skull on the nerve responsible for hearing and balance, it measured just three millimeters — about the size of a sesame seed — when discovered. Although I had no symptoms, an expert I consulted recommended two possible treatments: surgery to remove it or radiation to stop its growth: Read more


eye-cancer-baby-camer-flashCamera flash helps mom spot cancer in baby’s eye:

An Arizona mom may have helped save her son’s life by spotting something unusual in his baby photos: Read more


High Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Risk:

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and other high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood is associated with women having a much lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study published Monday in Pediatrics: Read more