Young Adults with Cancer Website

Cancer Articles Index

Following is an alphabetical listing of article links that I hope you will find helpful.

Articles Written by Mark Williams:

Factors to Consider in Deciding on your Cancer Treatment, by Mark Williams
Lessons Learned from My Battle with Cancer (The Brief Version), by Mark Williams
My Story (A Journal of Fighting and Surviving Cancer), by Mark and Laurie Williams
The Only Certainty in Life, by Mark Williams

Links to Relevant Cancer-Related News Articles:

Cancer breakthrough: Medical nutrient in broccoli found to kill cancer cells
New research published in the journal Cancer Research has found that naturally occurring compounds found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, brussels sprouts and watercress can selectively kill cancer cells.

Canadian Cancer Society announces national program to prevent cancer using vitamin D
Canada has done what the U.S. refuses to do: Protect the health of its people through a national program of encouraging vitamin D supplementation.

Can Foods Forestall Aging?
Studies at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston suggest that consuming fruits and vegetables with a high-ORAC value may help slow the aging process in both body and brain.

New approach to killing cancer cells
Researchers believe they have discovered by chance a new way to fight colorectal cancer, and potentially cancers of the esophagus, liver and skin.

New medical research could lead to skin cancer vaccine
The World Today - Friday, 20 June , 2008 12:18:00 Reporter: Jennifer Macey ELEANOR HALL: Scientists in Australia are optimistic that a breakthrough in melanoma treatment could eventually lead to a vaccine for one of the deadliest forms of cancer. US researchers have been able to cure a 52-year-old man of the skin cancer by using his own immune cells. Further clinical trials are still needed, but the researchers involved say it could signal a shift to using immune therapies to treat cancer, as Jennifer Macey reports.

Stem cell find could advance pancreatic cancer treatment Boston Globe
Researchers have discovered a small population of stem cells in pancreatic cancer that appear to drive tumor growth, opening the door for a potential new approach for treating this particularly deadly disease.

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