Daily Archives: April 26, 2015

Endometrial and Uterine Cancer: Same or Different?

Published by:

Are endometrial and uterine cancer the same? Or are they different? If they are two different things, how can a person differentiate one cancer from the other?

We wondered about the above question when we were writing our earlier post on celebrities with endometrial cancer. After some hours of research, this is what we found out:

Endometrial cancer is a type of uterine cancer in the same way that avocado is a type of a fruit.

Continue reading

Celebrities With Endometrial Cancer

Published by:

Celebrities With Endometrial Cancer. Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the endometrium or the inner lining of the uterus or womb. According to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), endometrial cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women worldwide with 320,000 new cases diagnosed in 2012.

The top 20 countries with the highest rate of endometrial cancer are as follows: Barbados, FYR Macedonia, Armenia, Luxembourg, Guyana, New Caledonia, United States of America, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Guatemala, Belarus, France, Guadeloupe, Norway, Poland, Latvia, Ukraine, El Salvador, and Canada.

Continue reading

Can You Die From Herpes?

Published by:

Can You Die From Herpes? Would a person infected with herpes succumb to the disease? Or, in other words, can you die from herpes? No. You can’t die from herpes. However, having herpes can increase your risk of getting infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which causes AIDS.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tells us more about the link between herpes and HIV: Continue reading