10 extremely powerful foods that can help reduce cancer risk

The American Institute for Cancer Research - an authoritative organization has identified 10 foods that can greatly reduce human cancer risk. These foods are high in nutrients, can fight oxidation, help reduce obesity and can also reduce tumor growth. 10 extremely powerful foods that can prevent cancer 1. Apple [...] Click here to view [...]

2020-01-25T16:25:55-05:00January 25th, 2020|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Alcohol at any dose can increase cancer risk

Dr. Gabe Mirkin A review article on alcohol and cancer in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that alcohol at any dose can increase risk for cancer (Jan 7, 2020;323(1):23-24). Compared to non-drinkers, people who take one or two drinks per day for one year are at [...] Click here to view [...]

2020-01-25T16:25:43-05:00January 25th, 2020|Cancer, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Obesity linked to worse psychosocial outcomes among patients with breast, prostate cancer

The physical symptoms of cancer often are accompanied by equally profound psychosocial struggles. Most patients with cancer grapple with some degree of anxiety, depression or shock as they undertake treatment for their disease. However, certain patients may experience more intense psychosocial effects than others. According to a study published [...] Click here to view [...]

Exercise can help in the fight against cancer, but how do we persuade patients to do it?

When a major new set of international guidelines on exercise and cancer was released in October, most of the headlines understandably focused on two key promises: That appropriate levels of physical activity could enhance quality and possibly length of life in those with a cancer diagnosis; and that they [...] Click here to view [...]

The link between fat cells and cancer: New evidence on how to lower your risk

Illustration/Getty Images Kiwi scientists are shedding new light on how fat feeds cancer cells – work that has important implications for the role of weight loss and exercise in cancer prevention and treatment. Christchurch office manager Teresa Clifton’s weekly schedule would make most retirees crave a lie-down. At 69, [...] Click here to view [...]

Why your risks for 7 types of cancer could be reduced with physical activity

Jan 21, 2020 at 2:00 AM If you need a reason to get up and get moving, consider this: Your likelihood of developing seven types of cancer may be reduced by physical activity, according to new research from the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and other organizations. [...] Click here to view [...]

The Financial Burden Of Breast Cancer

Getty Medicine has made remarkable progress in battling many diseases that were once a certain death sentence. Conditions like HIV, heart disease and many types of cancer are now treated as chronic conditions — with patients living 20 or 30 years, or longer, after diagnosis. However, there’s an ongoing [...] Click here to view [...]

Studies question medical marijuana’s usefulness in treating sleep problems and cancer pain

The study found that the more often people used medical marijuana, the greater the likelihood they would struggle with falling and staying asleep. Marijuana may not help people with chronic pain sleep better, particularly if they are regular and frequent users of the drug, according to a study published [...] Click here to view [...]

‘Bacteria-sniffing’ dog keeps cancer patients safe at Greenville hospital

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A North Carolina dog has a very unique job. Harley the beagle visits cancer patients at Vidant Hospital in Greenville twice a week to check patients' rooms for Clostridioides difficile, a potentially life-threatening bacteria. It's common in healthcare settings and can cause severe diarrhea, colitis [...] Click here to view [...]