Should You Get Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk?

Should You Get Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk?

About 5% to 10% of all cancers are thought to be related to gene mutations that are inheritedor passed down through the family. Having an inherited genetic mutation does not mean you will get cancer. It means you are at a higher risk for developing a certain type or...
Learn to protect your health against cervical cancer

Learn to protect your health against cervical cancer

A little knowledge can go a long way in the fight against cervical cancer. In fact, the more women know about the disease, the greater their chances of being able to prevent it, say cancer experts from the City of Hope, a cancer treatment and research center in...
«We are leading in formation and surgical research»

«We are leading in formation and surgical research»

Interviewing Dr. Antoni Llueca     Which are the main objectives of MEDTRONIC Chair at UJI? The chair was created in 2016 as a pioneering initiative in the development of training and research activities in the field of surgery. The UJI and Medtronic joined...
Ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian cancer symptoms

What can be the symptoms of ovarian cancer?   Ovarian cancer can be hard to find in the earliest stages, as women are more likely to have symptoms when the disease has spread beyond the ovaries. However, it can be detected because, sometimes, even at an early...
Ovarian cancer protective factors

Ovarian cancer protective factors

What are the ovarian cancer protective factors?   A risk factor is one that changes the chances of suffering from a disease such as, in this case, cancer. But, and a protective factor? Contrary to a risk factor, a protection factor is all that situation, context...

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ANTONI LLUECA ABELLA MD, PhD Spanish gynecologist, pioneer in the creation of a multidisciplinary unit of oncological surgery. With more than 20 years of experience on oncological gynaecology. Castellón School of Cancer Surgery promoter (Spain). Director of Medtronic...
Ovarian cancer risk factors

Ovarian cancer risk factors

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?   A risk factor is one that changes the chances of suffering from a disease such as, in this case, cancer. Different types of cancer have different risk factors. However, they do not indicate everything. Showing one...