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  • The Rising Rate of Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults

    August 23, 2019
    In 2003, there was a notable rise of colorectal cancer among adults under 50 years of age. The increase of younger adults with colorectal cancer has recently received much attention. Studies have indicated that this is due to a change in lifestyle. Studies in high-income nations suggest that the cases are rising faster than in low-income countries. Here are...read more
  • How to Reduce the Risk of a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

    August 14, 2019
    Lung cancer is the prime cause of cancer deaths in the world and the most common cancer disease. The uncontrollable growth of cells in the lungs cause lung cancer. It is detected through chest x-rays or CT scan will show abnormalities such as spots and water collection points within your lungs to indicate cancer. After the location of the...read more
  • The Correlation between Breast Cancer Mortality and Low-Fat Diet

    July 25, 2019
    Breast cancer affects both men and women. Early diagnosis for breast cancer offers opportunities for treatment and the odds for a cure. A recent study observed that a low-fat diet could significantly reduce the mortality rates and the incidence of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Previous studies of the correlation between dietary fat intake and breast cancer produced inconsistent...read more
  • Vitamin D May Help To Prevent Progression of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

    July 13, 2019
    The exact causes of colorectal cancer are not known. Research shows that certain risk factors such as obesity, family history, diet, smoking and alcohol consumption can cause colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer can appear without symptoms, but screening can help detect the disease early. Screening recommendations for people with low-risk colorectal cancer is from age 50, but those at high risk,...read more
  • More Women Can Safely Forgo Chemotherapy

    June 24, 2019
    According to data from a study conducted in 2018, most women with breast cancer in its early stage don’t always need chemotherapy. This means most women can now avoid the toxicity associated with chemotherapy as well as the time and monetary burden of this treatment option. About the study’s data Researchers in this study evaluated the results of over 10,000 women...read more
  • The Connection between a Sedentary Lifestyle and Higher Cancer Risks

    June 13, 2019
    Many people spend most of their time sitting than it has ever been in history. The health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle have started coming to the forefront in the recent times, thanks to the many studies and profound research on the subject. Can sitting for longer periods increase your cancer risk? In short, it possibly can. According to research,...read more
  • Prognosis for Stage 4 Colon Cancer

    May 28, 2019
    Receiving a diagnosis for stage IV colon cancer can be devastating but it doesn’t have to be the end of the road. Colon cancer at this stage may not be curable since it will have spread to several other parts of the body but life still goes on for patients. Treatment will include chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, targeted therapy or a...read more
  • ACP Says Women Should Have Breast Screening Every 2 Years

    May 22, 2019
    The American College of Physicians (ACP) has recommended that women who have no breast cancer symptoms should do a breast cancer screening and a mammogram every two years. They gave this recommendation based on some evidence gathered and it is directed to women between 50 and 74 years who may be considered to be at average risk. The recommendation was...read more
  • These Lifestyle Changes Could Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

    April 27, 2019
    According to research, there is a one in three chance of Americans developing cancer. The risk varies with every type of cancer and from person to person depending on environmental factors and lifestyle. Some people are born already prone to certain cancers because of their genetics but generally, research shows that about 75 to 80 percent of cancers are avoidable with some lifestyle changes. What adjustments...read more
  • Getting Ready for Cancer Treatment

    April 16, 2019
    As much as you read about and talk to other people about cancer, you can never be fully prepared. The treatment process is for the patient to experience and their loved ones to empathize with and support. It is not an easy journey and some parts of this journey remain unknown until you experience them. Preparation helps put the mind at ease though and...read more

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