Cancer

CVS Helps People to Better Health

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Thanks to years of research, the links between smoking and cancer are now very clear. It is widely accepted that smoking is, by far, the biggest preventable cause of cancer. Chemicals in cigarette smoke enter our blood stream and can affect the entire body.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Works to End the “Lottery” Of Cancer Treatment In America And Africa

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Throughout the US and around the world, there are huge disparities in cancer care access, quality and outcomes, particularly among minority populations, the poor, and vulnerable. For many patients, quality prevention, screening, treatment, palliative care and survivorship services are either unavailable or access is limited.

The Global HOPE Revolutionizing Cancer Treatments For Children In Africa

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Cancer is a major public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa where sadly, the majority of children who are fighting cancer die. The mortality rate here is estimated to be as high as 90 percent.

Mobile Technology Helps The Fight Against Cervical Cancer In The Developing World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Smartphones are not just changing our lives; they are saving lives. In the developing world, cervical cancer is a leading cause of death in women, where over 270,000 lose their lives annually—that’s 9 out of 10 deaths. The sad reality is that most of these deaths are preventable through simple screening. Yet, women in these places do not have access to the care they need, which is why the innovative work of MobileODT is pivotal.

The Incredible Story of Cancer Survivor Jeri Mulder Who Is Donating $1 Million To The LIVESTRONG Foundation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – This is the remarkable story of cancer survivor, Jeri Mulder who in 1988, aged only 20, a mother of two and a wife in an unstable relationship, battled the disease. Fast-forward to 28 years later, Jeri and her now husband Jeff are donating $1 million to the LIVESTRONG Foundation to ensure that cancer patients and survivors get the support and access to care Jeri didn’t have.

Landmark Study by Cancer Research U.K. Shows Death Rates Down By 10 Percent

Ant and Dec and Nicole Sherzinger for World Cancer Day 2016(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent weeks, the world has lost many musical, film and television legends—from Bowie to Lemmy to Natalie Cole to Terry Wogan, Alan Rickman and others– to cancer. The global statistics are also devastating. More than 14 million people worldwide are told they have cancer each year.

The Viaskin Patch: A Technology Game-Changer In The World Of Allergies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – An allergy is considered a ‘disease of the developed world’ because its increasing incidence is proportional to higher living standards. Studies suggest that over half of Americans are sensitive to at least one allergen.

World Health Organisation’s Cancer Agency Warning: Red and Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organisation (WHO), created a furore when it evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red and processed meat, placing cured and processed meats like bacon, ham and sausages alongside alcohol and cigarettes saying they do cause cancer.

One Man’s Quest To Create a Plastic Free Self-Filtering Water Bottle

Sometimes companies are founded because someone sees an unfulfilled need. Ban Kander, Founder and CEO of WELLY, LLC saw a need for a self-filtering reusable water bottle that is made entirely free of plastic. 

American Cancer Society Receives $100,000 for Cancer Research

Health Opportunity through Partnership in Education (HOPE), a nonprofit organization supporting scientific research and dissemination of cancer information, has announced a gift of $100,000 to the American Cancer Society (ACS) to support cancer research.

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