Articles relating to 'cancer'
You’re prone to cancer if you live in one of these areas

cancer, heart disease, cancerMost of us know that there are certain risk factors associated with cancers. Smoking, for one thing, is linked to a higher risk of lung cancer, while the use of tanning beds raises the risk of skin cancer.

But a new study is now suggesting that poverty may have something to do with certain types of cancer, too…. Read More

Cancer survival rates increase with vitamin D?

cancer, vitamin dVitamin D, well-known as the sunshine vitamin for a positive mood boost, has another hefty benefit that could mean big things for those who have cancer.

A new study conducted and published by the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that cancer patients who have higher levels of vitamin D when they are … Read More

Diabetes Drugs May Combat Cancer

118396206Diabetes drugs like metformin have already improved and saved the lives of those who have that increasingly common condition, but new research shows that they might also have a role to play in the fight against cancer.

This is not the first time biguanides, a class of drugs used to treat diabetes, has been associated with cancer-fighting potential, … Read More

New Study: Lungs From Smokers Still Good For Transplant

177517207There’s some good news for smokers – sort of: Your lungs are now considered worthy of donation.

Surprising, right? Not that we advocate continuing to light up, given the proven health risks of cancer and increased risk for heart disease and obesity.

A new study, conducted by the Harefield Hospital in the U.K.  and published in the Annals Read More

New Research Uncovers Toxins Lurking In Your Packaged Food

180241510Now there’s even more reason to visit the farmer’s market to stock your fridge.

If you regularly eat packaged or processed foods you may be exposing yourself to harmful, cancer-causing toxins.

New research published in the February 2014 edition of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health showed that many of the synthetic chemicals that are used in … Read More

Men Vs. Women: Men At Higher Risk To Die From Cancer

57450595Did you know that cancer kills 50 percent more men than women around the world?

It’s true. Each year, more than 4.6 million men and 3.5 million women die of cancer globally, according to the 2014 World Cancer Report – compiled by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and published by Cancer Research Read More

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