Posts Tagged ‘ cancer ’

Testicular cancer a touchy, but important subject

November 22, 2012

It kills far fewer men than prostate cancer, but testicular cancer targets younger men. Doctors say if it’s detected early enough, testicular cancer can be treated and cured. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Age, family history among risk factors for prostate cancer

November 20, 2012

Dr. Michael Cox with the Vancouver Prostate Centre says the average diagnosis is among men in their sixties. If you have a brother, father, or uncle with prostate cancer, it puts you at higher risk. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Exposure to workplace chemicals can increase breast cancer risk, study says

November 20, 2012
Exposure to workplace chemicals can increase breast cancer risk, study says

A new Canadian study suggests women working in certain industries appear to have a higher-than-normal risk of developing breast cancer. Global TV BC News

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Chilliwack breast cancer battler’s EI money runs out

November 17, 2012

Bev MacGregor is free-falling through a gap in Canada’s social safety net. The 52-year-old Chilliwack mother and grandmother has been battling cancer since mid-September and, although the fight is long from over, her money has run out. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Cancer patient demands dentists provide transparency

November 13, 2012
Cancer patient demands dentists provide transparency

A B.C. woman suffering with terminal cancer is calling on the body that governs the province’s dentists to better protect the public. CBC | British Columbia News

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