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 »

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients

A 3D printed head for honing cancer treatmentsRTSafe By Donna Lu Radiotherapists are using 3D printed heads to practice cancer treatments before doing the real thing. With the approach a person undergoing radiotherapy first has a CT scan to image their brain, tumour and surrounding bone and facial structure. This is then turned into a… Read More »