Tag Archives: Cancer

PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 — Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may make a woman more vulnerable to ovarian cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from a national study of nearly 55,000 U.S. women and concluded that those who’d had six to seven symptoms of PTSD — such as being easily startled by… Read More »

Globally, more than 11 million years of healthy life lost due to childhood cancer in 2017

While the number of new cancer cases in children and adolescents (aged 0-19 years) is relatively low at around 416,500 globally in 2017, treatment-related ill-health and disability and fatal cancer are estimated to cause around 11.5 million years of healthy life lost globally every year, according to the first Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD)… Read More »