Cancers

TESTIMONY.  Pamiers: afflicted with two breast cancers, thanks the "angels" of the hospital

TESTIMONY. Pamiers: afflicted with two breast cancers, thanks the “angels” of the hospital

the essential Marie-Anne, a 63-year-old Appamean, learned last summer that she had two breast cancers. After an operation and months of chemotherapy, she thanks the health professionals who help her fight the disease. At a time when the hospital is often criticized, her testimony should bring some comfort to the hearts of caregivers. Marie-Anne is …

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"My vital prognosis was compromised": her papillomavirus caused two cancers, says this young woman from Azur

“My vital prognosis was compromised”: her papillomavirus caused two cancers, says this young woman from Azur

Unprotected sex nearly cost Stacy her life. The responsible? The papilloma virus, a family of viruses that cause sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and, in the most serious cases, cancer. Every year, some 6,400 cases of HPV (human papillomavirus) related cancers are diagnosed in France, mainly of the cervix (44%), anus (24%) and oropharynx (22%), in …

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Pascal Pujol, oncogenist: "We went through chemotherapy, which cures less than 10% of cancers"

Pascal Pujol, oncogenist: “We went through chemotherapy, which cures less than 10% of cancers”

At the end of Pink October, which raises awareness about breast cancer screening, and the entry in Movember, dedicated to male cancers, Professor Pascal Pujol, director of the department of oncogenetics at Montpellier University Hospital, publishes “Exceeding Chemo “. An educational book that underlines that the treatment, invariably associated with cancer management and prescribed to …

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Ovarian cancers: towards a better prognosis

Ovarian cancers: towards a better prognosis

Human papillomavirus particles, colored transmission electron micrograph (TEM). Human papillomavirus (HPV) particles (virions) consist of a protein capsid (orange) that contains DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), the genetic material of the virus. SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Also read: Article reserved for our subscribers Breast cancers: a new study highlights the impact of air pollution With 5,200 new cases …

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Increase in cancers in people under 50: "Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are risk factors"

Increase in cancers in people under 50: “Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are risk factors”

the essential The increase in cancers in young adults, from 19 to 50 years old, pointed out by the scientific study published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, is it verified in France? Director of the Tarn Cancer Registry, epidemiologist member of the Superior Council of Public Health and of the Inserm Equity research team, Dr. …

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A canine parasite could help fight incurable cancers

A canine parasite could help fight incurable cancers

Currently, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the world, despite improvements in patient care. The seriousness of these diseases lies in their great diversity. Although some types of cancer are effectively treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, others respond little or not at all to these treatments. Improving the management of …

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