Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

Scientists closer to cataloging biological pathways of cancer

Project analyzed more than 2600 genomes of 38 tumor types “dispersed in several projects”.

A study on the causes of cancer, with the collaboration of a researcher from the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO-InBIO), shows that the scientific community is “closer to cataloging the biological pathways involved” in the disease…

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

Dementia affects 6.6 million women

Dementia affects around 6.6 million women in Europe, more than twice as many as men.

“Women continue to be disproportionately affected by dementia: 6,650,228 women to 3,130,449 men, in Europe”, says the report released by Alzheimer Europe during a European Parliament lunch-debate organized by Christophe Hansen, MEP from Luxembourg.

The new Alzheimer Europe report mirrors the results of the collaborative analysis of recent prevalence studies, revealing updated rates of dementia prevalence in Europe.

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Lung cancer proves to be the most fatal among men and breast cancer among women.

Data released by Eurostat show that, in 2016, almost 1.2 million people died of cancer in all 28 Member States, representing 26% of all deaths recorded in the Union. In that year, an average of 257 people per 100,000 inhabitants in the Union died of cancer.

Father and daughter find out they have cancer on the same day

Father and daughter find out they have cancer on the same day

Man was diagnosed with kidney cancer, while the girl found out that she has breast cancer for the second time.

Jessica Duffield, 22, was diagnosed with the disease three years ago. At 19, the young woman from Newcastle was forced to stop college because she had to undergo chemotherapy treatments.