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Archives: February 2020

  • Dr. Amelia Tower explains the different types of tumors found in cancer patients.

    February 14, 2020
     Southlake, TX – February 13, 2020–Tumors are abnormal lumps of tissue that occur when cells divide uncontrollably in the body.  They can be cancerous or not. Healthy cells in the body will grow, divide, and replace one another. The old cells will die, and new ones will form. In cancer, new cells will form when the body does not...read more
  • Understanding the Connection between Alcohol and Cancer

    Many people drink alcohol to celebrate or unwind. Some take little amounts of wine to protect their heart. Moderate consumption of alcohol may not lead to cancer, but heavy drinking can increase your risk of developing cancer. About five percent of cancers are related to alcohol consumption. Alcohol can increase one's chances of getting cancers of the larynx, mouth, and...read more
  • Do Vegetables and Fruits Lower the Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

    A research study uncovered ways in which vegetables and fruits can minimize the risk of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is caused by dietary factors, among other risks. Obesity, overweight, inactivity, and diets high in processed meat and red meat can lead to the development of the disease. In a recent study on flavonoids found in vegetables and fruits; It was discovered that...read more
  • How Radon Gas is linked to Lung Cancer Risk

    Most lung cancer deaths are caused by cigarette smoking. Reports say that cigarette smokers are likely to develop and die from lung cancer than those who don't smoke.  The association between lung cancer and radon gas is not very common, but radon is still linked to 15% of lung cancers across the world. Radon is a radioactive gas that results...read more

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