Category Archives for Cancer

Cancer Cachexia – the silent killer

Cancer Cachexia – the silent killer
Do you know cachexia - the silent killer? While you might think that cancer kills, what you might find surprising is that cachexia is directly responsible for 20% of all cancer deaths. This contributes to more than 7.4 million deaths worldwide each year! Find out all about cachexia by scrolling below: What is cachexia? Cachexia is [...] Read More →

7 surprising cancer causers!

7 surprising cancer causers!
Generally, cancer is caused by changes to certain genes that alter the way your cells function. Some of these changes happen when your cells replicate. They could also be a result of certain environmental exposures that damage your DNA (AKA carcinogens). While some carcinogens may be commonly known (for example tobacco smoke, alcoholic beverages, radiation, car [...] Read More →