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‘I asked him “am I going to die?”‘ – school teacher Eimear on her breast cancer diagnosis

Primary school teacher Eimear Cregg was diagnosed with breast cancer last year ‘I asked him “am I going to die?”‘ – school teacher Eimear on her breast cancer diagnosis Independent.ie In January 2018, Eimear Cregg (37) was preparing to return to her job as a primary school teacher after the Christmas break. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-asked-him-am-i-going-to-die-school-teacher-eimear-on-her-breast-cancer-diagnosis-38496983.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38499566.ece/9e352/AUTOCROP/h342/INTO-and-Cornmarket.jpg Email… Read More »

Prostate cancer breakthrough: New blood test could help thousands

Scientists said the discovery could lead to a “paradigm shift in the way we diagnose prostate cancer”.  More than 47,000 men are ­diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. Current ­prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing spots tumours early but has a high rate of false positives. When a high PSA level in the blood is detected, a… Read More »

How might the keto diet help treat cancer?

New research in mice suggests that keeping blood sugar under control using either the ketogenic diet or a diabetes drug could help treat certain cancers by boosting the efficacy of standard chemotherapy. The ketogenic diet restricts carbs to a minimum. The ketogenic diet consists of high fat foods, foods that contain an adequate amount of… Read More »