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How Chemotherapy Can Downgrade Your Overall Well Being

Chemotherapy is one of the elementary treatment options prescribed to cancer patients. It targets rapid cancer cell division and inhibits their growth. Chemotherapy is either given on its own or in combination with other treatments like Surgery, Radiotherapy to diminish cancer cells as much as preventing the return of cancer. As a matter of fact, […]

T-Cells and Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment

James Allison is an American immunologist who holds the position of Professor, Chair of Immunology and Executive Director of Immunotherapy Platform at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre. He has accomplished many discoveries in the field of Cancer Treatment and is the director of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) as well. He was the first person to isolate […]

World Cancer Day 2018

Verita Life specialises in Complementary and Integrative Cancer Treatments. Our medical team comprises of experienced doctors and staff that are well-versed in providing scientifically proven, personalised cancer treatment options within our state-of-the-art medical facilities. On the 4th of February, Verita Life joins the world in commemorating World Cancer Day, a global effort to raise cancer awareness by pushing people […]

Prostate Cancer Symptoms: What Are They?

The prostate gland is located at the base of the bladder and encircles the upper part of the urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The primary function of the prostate gland is to manufacture semen, the fluid that carries sperm. Prostate Cancer is therefore only found in men and develops through […]

New Year, Old Problem: What Is The Future Of Cancer Research?

As 2017 continues to take form, a big question looming in the minds of all stakeholders in the cancer research field is what the future of cancer research will be in the new administration. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are supportive of biomedical research. On Dec. 13, President Obama signed the […]

The Magical Key during Cancer Treatment Lies Within

By Ruth Palomino, Counsellor, VERITA Life, Mexico. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, suffering, struggle, loss and have found a way out of the depths”. Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross My work as a psychologist, with a specialty in Thanatology, is to accompany the patient and their family members throughout […]

ZATT Protein Repairs Damaged DNA

Scientists at the National Institute of Health have detected a new mechanism to save healthy cells from dangerous DNA damage that remains after cancer treatments known as a DNA-protein crosslink (DPC). This new mechanism can fix and repair DPCs. DPCs are formed during cancer therapies. A protein named ZATT was discovered by researchers to help eradicate DPCs […]

Cervical Cancer Symptoms

The principal cause of Cervical Cancer has been identified as the HPV virus (Papillomavirus), which is sexually transmitted. The association of this virus with women is somewhat expected. What is not generally known is that HPV infection does occur in men and puts them at an increased risk of penile and anal cancers. Thankfully the majority of HPV […]