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 [...]

Is It Safe for Patients to Exercise During Treatment for Cancer?

News , Cancer Management , Oncology Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 at the age of 22. The next day, the professional runner beat her own record in the 1,500 meters race. Triathlete Sindy Hooper was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013. She went on to [...] Click here to view [...]

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 [...]

PINK UP – New yoga class is helping cancer patients

A unique, new class at Saint Francis Healthcare System is benefiting cancer patients, their families and even their doctors. “I finished treatment three weeks ago but my body is still kind of wondering what’s going on,” explained Angela Roper. “I was put into surgical menopause." Roper said after being [...] Click here to view [...]

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 [...]

Exercise Linked to Longer Life

Physical activity can reduce the risk of early death, regardless of past activity levels. Keeping physically active or becoming more active during middle and older age is associated with a lower risk of death, regardless of past activity levels or existing health conditions, suggests a large United Kingdom study [...] Click here to view [...]

How exactly does fat cause cancer?

The question I recently read that excess body fat could become the second leading preventable cause of cancer , after tobacco. I get it that smoking is bad. But how exactly does fat cause cancer? The answer As a result of continuing research, our understanding of fat has gone [...] 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

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Maintain a Healthy Weight as You Age

Midlife weight gain threatens your future health and well-being. Stop it now! Aging is inevitable but weight gain doesn't have to be. It may seem inevitable that weight gain is simply a part of aging and something you just have to accept, but that train of thought can be [...] Click here to view [...]

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