Cancer Insight – An Online Magazine for All-in-One Cancer Information

Name: Cancer Insight

ISSN: 0000-0000

Editor: Dr. Hanieh Shatarzadeh


Frequency: Twice a Week, Irregular

Focusing Areas: Insight Information regarding Basic Science, Diagnosis/Treatment/Prevention of Cancer, Philosophy/Myth-facts,  Terminology, Events/Festivals, Oncologists/Cancer Scientists, Books, Journals, and Educational/Research Institutes engaged in Cancer Science around the world.

Latest on Cancer Insight

How Cancer Arises and What are the Cancer Drivers ?

Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, it is caused by changes to genes that control the way our cells function, especially how they grow and divide due to several Cancer Drivers in the body and environment.
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How do antioxidants play a part in cancer prevention and treatment?

Antioxidants are molecules which slow down the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that starts a series of other reactions cause damage to cells by producing free radicals. Antioxidants play a vital role in the cancer prevention and treatment. Some examples of antioxidants are vitamin C, vitamin ...
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Skeletal Metastasis in Soft Tissue Sarcoma and its Diagnosis

This report will discuss about the skeletal metastasis in Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) and the available diagnostic techniques of it. Patients can be diagnosed through the use of bone scintigraphy, CT (computed tomography), whole body Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The main factors involved in choosing ...
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How can probiotics play a part in fighting against cancer?

Probiotics are living microorganisms which have beneficial effects on the health of host. They do this by balancing the host’s gut flora. Gut flora or intestinal microflora is a term used to define the bacteria and other organisms that live inside the intestines. Also, they digest food and produce vitamins ...
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What is Insomnia and How Does Insomnia Affect Cancer Patients?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and be unable to fall asleep again. You may still feel tired when you wake up.
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The link between cell-cell adhesion and tumour progression

Cell adhesion is the binding of a cell to another cell. Cell adhesion can be homophilic or heterophilic. Homophilic adhesion is when the cell adhesion is caused by binding of similar adhesion molecules. Heterophilic adhesion, on the other hand, is where cell adhesion is facilitated by binding of different adhesion ...
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Imaging Modalities used in the Diagnosis of Skeletal Metastasis

The best diagnostic imaging method for Skeletal Metastasis is a combination of the available imaging modalities. For example, bone scintigraphy must be used alongside FDG- PED in order to ensure accurate diagnosis and detection of the bone metastases. This is because bone scintigraphy is the most sensitive and cost effective ...
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Treatment of Ewing’s Sarcoma : How Has it Changed?

It was only in the late 1970s that chemotherapy was introduced as a way to treat Ewing’s Sarcoma. Before this, amputation of the affected limb was the only way to treat the cancer.  At that time the survival rate was also very low. It was only 10%!
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The Origin of Cancer and Role of Cancer Stem Cells

Even though there’s been great progress in cancer research, one thing that is doubtful, is- what is the Origin of Cancer and which cells does the cancer originate from?
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Cancer Statistics in Iraq: Status of Colon Cancer in the Misan Province of Iraq

Cancer Statistics are important to know so that a comprehensive preventative and control strategies can be developed. This article will be discussing about Cancer Statistics in Iraq focusing on the colon cancer in the Misan province of Iraq.
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