Daily coffee doesn’t affect cancer risk

Credit: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute Drinking coffee does not change a person's risk of being diagnosed with or dying from cancer, a new QIMR Berghofer study has found. The research findings have been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology . Senior author and head of QIMR Berghofer's [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-07-19T10:45:53-04:00July 19th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Bowel cancer: This exercise may help to fight the disease says study – do you do this?

Bowel cancer begins in the large bowel (colon) and the back passage (rectum). It is also known as colorectal cancer. Treatment depends on where the cancer starts in a person’s bowel and how far the cancer has spread. Surgery is usually the main treatment for bowel cancer, but a [...] Click here to view [...]

How to eat well after cancer

Choose snacks that are healthy and low in calories. Better screening, diagnosis and treatments mean that for many patients today, cancer can become a chronic ongoing illness that requires long-term management. In recent years, research has started to look at the importance of a healthy lifestyle after cancer treatment. [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-07-18T14:27:35-04:00July 18th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

10 Mental Health Challenges Cancer Survivors Go Through

Beautiful curly woman sitting on a wall and enjoy the sunset time feeling the freedom sensation on her skin and feed with nice thoughts her mind It’s safe to say everyone who has been diagnosed with cancer dreams of the day they discover they are in remission or have [...] Click here to view [...]

Food and cancer

It may be hard to see a link between what you eat and cancer. Hillary Wright, a nutritionist with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) sums it up in just one word – phytochemicals. Hillary Wright, M.Ed., R.D., L.D.N., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. PHOTO: DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE Phytochemicals are naturally-occurring chemicals that [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-07-18T14:20:41-04:00July 18th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Is cancer preventable?

There is a common misperception that if cancer does not run in your family, you are relatively safe from the disease. Not so. Only 5 to 10 percent of cancers are familial, or hereditary, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). That leaves roughly 90 percent unaccounted for. It [...] Click here to view [...]

An inflammatory diet correlates with colorectal cancer risk

Dr. Victor Moreno (left) and Dr. Mireia Obón (next to him). Credit: Gemma Castaño-Vinyals Researchers from the Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Therapy in Oncology program (Oncobell) of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), together with the Biodonostia Health Research Institute (IIS Biodonostia), [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-07-18T14:13:02-04:00July 18th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Weight Gain & Loss|0 Comments

What are Some of the Most Promising Cancer Breakthroughs?

Schedule mammogram text with breast cancer awareness ribbon against strong woman in city with breast cancer awareness I’ve had a lot of people in my family die of cancer, and I am always interested in the latest cancer breakthroughs. What are some of the breakthroughs that I may have [...] Click here to view [...]

I found a lump in my breast. Now what?

All lumps are not equal, and finding one does not necessarily mean you have breast cancer. Any change in your breast tissue should be discussed with a doctor. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnoses in Utah, with 115 cases per 100,000 wome n in 2015. [...] Click here to view [...]

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