The failure of prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer stands out because more than 90% of patients survive to five years, although some tests for detecting it have been controversial because of the risks/benefits, as is the case of the prostate-specific antigen.


The traces of cancer

Autobiographical comics allow the authors to talk about cancer from a humour perspective and to share their experiences of the disease.

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Diet-disease relationships

Nutritional epidemiology currently studies the diet-disease relationships. In this review, we analyse the impact of diet on health and the importance of dietary factors in the prevention of non-communicable diseases.

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Diverse ways to think about cancer

Exploring the diversity of ways in which different organisms cope with it can lend us novel insights on the biodiversity that surrounds us.


Why is palm oil harmful?

Palm oil is a plant oil consisting on saturated fats, which increase cholesterol and cardiovascular risks.


Can plants have cancer?

The answer to this is yes. Plants can reproduce errors in the growth of some cells, which would cause the formation of cell masses or tumours that could be considered cancers.


Pigments to save lives

Recognising our reflection in a mirror is fundamental to everyone, although, rather than being something which is automatic from birth, it is something we learn as part of a process, just like many other things throughout our life. There are changes, injuries, accidents which might

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Interview with Ana Lluch

Doctor Ana Lluch talks about the current situation regarding breast cancer, one of the topics approached in Mètode's latest issue,  The thin line. Cancer in the 21st century.


Interview with Rafael Tabarés

Entrevista a Rafael Tabarés, catedràtic de Psiquiatria a la Universitat de València i investigador en salut mental.

Javier Magriña

Interview with Javier Magriña

Javier Magriña knew he wanted to be a surgeon ever since he could perform his first autopsy during his medical studies in Barcelona. His enthusiasm was fuelled by the support of the Catalan doctor Santiago Dexeus, a family friend, who instilled in him a passion