Home-based exercise, weight loss interventions do not improve breast cancer-related lymphedema

A home-based exercise and/or weight loss intervention failed to improve breast cancer-related lymphedema outcomes among breast cancer survivors with overweight, according to results from the WISER Survivor randomized trial published in JAMA Oncology . “The present study sought to test the effects of exercise, weight loss and combined exercise [...] Click here to view [...]

Body fat may predict aggressive prostate cancer

In the journals Excess weight not only raises your risk of prostate cancer, it can also mean more aggressive and fatal cancer, according to a study published online June 10, 2019, by Cancer . Scientists found that the accumulation of visceral fat (the hidden kind that lies deep in [...] Click here to view [...]

Bowel cancer: Eat this three times a week to slash your risk of developing condition

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. Most people diagnosed with with are over the age of 60. Evidence suggests certain dietary decisions can reduce the risk [...] Click here to view [...]

Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Apples and tea (stock image). Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU's School of Medical and Health Sciences analysed data from the Danish Diet, [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-15T13:24:13-04:00August 15th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Your Cancer Answers: Can I manage diabetes through nutrition and exercise?

Managing diabetes while undergoing cancer treatments can be a struggle. Let’s look at some healthy ways to help manage your diabetes or pre-diabetes. The national Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recommend implementing a sound nutritional plan and an active lifestyle into your daily routine. The plate [...] Click here to view [...]

What You Eat May Actually Help Prevent a Type of Skin Cancer

According to a new study in the journal JAMA Dermatology , eating foods rich in vitamin A can help prevent a type of nonmelanoma skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma . Participants in the study who consumed the highest amounts of vitamin A from whole foods (as opposed to [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-07T15:51:10-04:00August 7th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds

iStockphoto Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests on mice and people. The findings were published in Nature. The researchers focused on restricting the amino acid methionine, which affects metabolism and is found [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-06T11:27:50-04:00August 6th, 2019|Cancer, Chemotherapy, Dietary, Radiotherapy|0 Comments

Exercise and cancer

Can athletics help beat cancer? John Shepherd meets exercise physiologist Tom Cowan to find out Aged 49, Jason Carty (pictured) came back from the World Masters Indoor Championships in Torun with a gold in the M45 60m in a British record of 7.01. He ran a PB to show [...] Click here to view [...]

Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk

Health Photo for representation only. iStock Washington Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims. The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-08-01T05:38:28-04:00August 1st, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments
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