Posts Tagged ‘throat cancer’

New study suggests regular brushing could lower throat cancer risk by 20 percent

New study suggests regular brushing could lower throat cancer risk by 20 percent

A new study has suggested that regular brushing could lower your risk of developing throat cancer by over 20 percent. Researchers in the US claim that brushing could slash throat cancer risk by 21 percent as a result of reducing levels of some certain bacteria, which are believed to increase cancer risk. These harmful bacteria […]


Throat Cancer Death Rates Soar Bad Habits To Blame

Throat Cancer Death Rates Soar Bad Habits To Blame

Figures have confirmed that the number of people dying from throat cancer has increased by 50 per cent in the last 40 years alone; experts have attributed the sharp increase to obesity, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. The latest figures, which were published by Cancer Research UK, show that 7,600 people died from throat cancer […]


Throat Cancer Survivor Urges People To Consider Clinical Trials

Throat Cancer Survivor Urges People To Consider Clinical Trials

Ken Hook, a cancer survivor from Waterlooville, is encouraging people to consider taking part in clinic trials after undergoing treatment that saved his jaw. Mr Hook was diagnosed with throat and nasal cancer in 2000 and underwent treatment, including surgery to remove the tumour and chemotherapy; after treatment, his jaw was very weak and susceptible […]


Green Tea Could Reduce The Risk Of Women Developing Certain Cancers

Green Tea Could Reduce The Risk Of Women Developing Certain Cancers

Green tea has long been hailed as a great way of detoxing your body but new research suggests that drinking green tea could have far-reaching health benefits. According to a Canadian study, which followed more than 69,000 Chinese women over the course a decade, drinking green tea can reduce the risk of older women developing […]


Teenager singer hits the high notes again after battling throat cancer

Teenager singer hits the high notes again after battling throat cancer

A talented teenage singer has realised his dream of singing again after being diagnosed with oral cancer when he was just ten years old. Eddie said that he had always dreamt of being a singer but his world was turned upside down when doctors found a tumour in his throat when he was at primary […]


Alcohol linked to a tenth of cancer cases

Alcohol linked to a tenth of cancer cases

A new research study has suggested that 1 in 10 cases of cancer in men and 1 in 33 cases in women are directly linked to alcohol consumption.   The study claims that a significant number of cases of certain cancers, including oral cancer, breast cancer and oesophageal cancer, are caused by drinking; the findings […]


Friends of snooker legend Higgins campaign for money for vital op

Friends of snooker legend Higgins campaign for money for vital op

Friends of Alex Higgins, former snooker world champion, are campaigning and fundraising in order to raise money for a potentially life-saving operation. Higgins, now 61, has battled throat cancer for many years and has lost his teeth as a consequence of radiotherapy. Friends say he now lives on a diet of baby food and is […]