All about Cancer

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Three strikes and you are out

My lymphoma that developed  in June 2014, has relapsed for the third time, and this time with a fury. A 10x20 cm large tumor grew into the lower right, abdominal area, with multiple, large metastasis in the pelvic More...

Ride for the roses
By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Ride for the Roses equals last year’s success

WILLEMSTAD - The fourteenth Ride for the Roses has raised almost 500,000 guilders with almost ten thousand participants. That is just as much as the previous edition. With the ride, walk, swim, spinergy and sailm More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

How to navigate holiday eating when you have cancer

Family gatherings, office parties and lots and lots of food. The holidays are in full swing and, once again, food and drink seem to be the focus of every event. If you're coping with cancer during the winter holidays, More...

ride for the roses
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Ride for the Roses starts with film “Wonder”

WILLEMSTAD - The fourteenth edition of Ride for the Roses will be held on January 21 next year. Just as in recent years, 10,000 participants are expected again for the various components of Ride for the Roses: cycling, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

New research shows sugar fuelling various forms of cancer

One type of cancer – which can be found in the lungs, head, neck, oesophagus and cervix – has a bigger appetite for sugar than others. TEXAS – Health officials across the Caribbean are becoming increasingly More...

By Edition On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Ice caps worn during chemo help prevent hair loss in cancer patients

NEW YORK – In most parts of the world, hair loss is considered an inevitable part of chemotherapy, and one of the most emotionally distressing aspects of cancer treatment. But advances in scalp-cooling technology, More...

By Edition On Monday, February 6th, 2017

World Cancer day Feb 4-2017

Cancer awareness has become a global health priority at a time when it is the second leading cause of death worldwide(more than 8 million death every year), today more than twice as many people die from cancer More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Depression and anxiety could raise risk of death from cancer

British researchers have found that people who are frequently depressed or anxious may run a higher risk of dying from certain types of cancer. The medical records of more than 160,000 adults in England and Wales More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Ingredient in hundreds of popular foods found to stimulate spread of cancer

You might not cook with it, but you almost certainly eat or use palm oil, and new research suggests that consuming it while suffering from cancer makes the disease more deadly. A key ingredient in palm oil, which More...

By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Cancer death rates two to nine times higher in the Caribbean compared to US

PORT OF SPAIN - In a recent study, researchers from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the rates of death from cervical cancer, breast, More...