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Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining To many people, Cally may be a kind, friendly and bubbly girl, but little do they know that Cally is also a breast cancer survivor. Two years ago, Cally was diagnosed with a two-centimeter-sized malignant tumour on her breast. Overwhelmed with the idea of [...]

Every Voice Counts

Every Voice Counts ‘I couldn’t believe that it was me,’ said Rofinus. For a guy who doesn’t smoke, doesn’t drink and lead a rather healthy lifestyle, Rofinus is sharing the same sentiment that most of the cancer patients have. Rofinus is a head and neck cancer patient from Indonesia. As [...]

‘Back to the 50s’ Cancer Survivors Day 2015 #throwback

BACK TO THE 50s Cancer Survivor's Day 2015 Among the cancer survivors community, I’m sure there is an additional date etched on the calendar which could possibly be as important as their birthday. This day is the day when the cancer survivors were being [...]

Miracle Happened at Stage 4

Miracle Happened at Stage 4 I experienced goosebumps as Tjoe Tjay Huan recounted her cancer-fighting journey to me. This lady, affectionately known as Wanda by her friends and family, was no ordinary survivor. In fact, she was a fighter who survived Breast Cancer Stage 4. Now, looking radiant, Wanda [...]

Iron-rich Food for Cancer Patients

Iron-rich Food for Cancer Patients Iron is an important trace mineral in our body. Iron represents approximately 35 mg/kg of body weight in adult women and 45 mg/kg of body weight in men. Iron in the body exist in four major classes: Iron-containing heme proteins (i.e. haemoglobin and myoglobin) [...]

To Grill or Not to Grill?

To Grill or Not to Grill? Is eating grilled meat safe? Over recent years, many studies have shown that meat cooked at high temperature may increase the risk of colorectal cancer, among other types of cancers. Such studies attribute the risk of cancers to two compounds: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons [...]

Nutrition Facts About Chicken

Nutrition Facts About Cancer Lean chicken breast is high in protein but low in fat. High protein diets may play a significant role in helping cancer patients to maintain their body weight and improve recovery during treatment. Lean chicken breast has the lowest total fat content compared to equivalent [...]

Does Lemon Water Detox Work?

Does Lemon Water Detox Work? Advocates of detox dieting say that lemon water is good for removing toxins or harmful substances from the body. However, there is no scientific evidence to confirm that lemon water has any great advantage. The only benefit would be is that it's a nice refreshing [...]

Can Vegetarian Diet Prevent Cancer?

Can Vegetarian Diet Prevent Cancer? It is reasonable to suggest that a vegetarian diet has health-promoting features because of low saturated fat, high in fiber, vitamins and phytochemicals. It’s not only for cancer prevention. The overall evidence suggests that eating high amounts of vegetables and fruits may also help [...]