Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer symptoms: Experiencing night sweats could be a sign of cancer – when to see a GP

More than one in three people will develop some sort of cancer during their lifetime, according to the NHS. The four most common types of the disease in the UK are breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer and bowel cancer. However, there are over 200 different types of cancer overall, all with varying symptoms. You… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

How employers can improve cancer care and costs, based on a National Alliance roadmap

While cancer deaths have been declining since the early 1990s, costs have continued to increase, with more than $ 147 billion spent for cancer care in the United States in 2017. Despite these rising costs, employers and health plans have been reticent to manage oncology care, and are also faced with keeping pace with technology… Read More »