Tag Archives: Cancer

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Anti Cancer Properties of Plant Flavonoid Luteolin

Luteolin is a flavonoid which is found in abundance in celery and in lesser amounts in other vegetables and fruits. The flavonoid has been revealed in a laboratory environment of having anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties but outcomes from epidemiological research have been less positive.[1] Research now reveals that luteolin has the ability to restrict… Read More »

Trial: Gains Seen on Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new treatment protocol for locally advanced pancreatic cancer can enable surgical removal of previously inoperable tumors and improve survival rates, according to a new study. “Locally advanced” pancreatic cancer is confined to the pancreas, but the tumor still involves major abdominal blood… Read More »