Is Cancer Hereditary or Just Bad Luck?

The debate about whether getting cancer comes down to plain “bad luck,” began a few years ago. A publication attempted to explain the role of spontaneous and random cell mutations as the cause of certain cancers. The conclusion wasn’t that most cancers were caused by bad luck. Instead, the research showed cancer risk is higher … Continued

Hematology: How Can I Improve My Blood Count?

If your blood count is low, it’s a sign that your bone marrow is not producing adequate amounts of one type of blood cells. Physicians refer to low blood count as cytopenia. Low blood counts can have many causes, including vitamin deficiencies, bleeding, cancer, cancer treatment and rare bone marrow failure diseases like aplastic anemia. How can you improve … Continued

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