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Cancer warning – does your wee look like this? How to reveal your risk on the toilet

Cancer is a deadly condition that’s caused by cells growing and reproducing uncontrollably. These cancerous cells can destroy the surrounding tissue, which includes healthy cells and organs. Eating an unhealthy diet, smoking, and not doing enough regular exercise are all risk factors for cancer. You could be at risk of the disease if you find… Read More »

How minimally invasive surgery was spun as the ‘latest and greatest’ for cervical cancer

Small incisions made by wands in laparoscopic surgery were touted as a “breakthrough” for cervical cancer. To understand how minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer became popular before high-quality evidence was available about its outcomes, consider some rah-rah local news coverage. Back in 1995, for example, The Record of Hackensack, N.J., reported that laparoscopy “made… Read More »