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6 ways to lower your risk of colon cancer

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - 11:00 AM
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Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death. Nutritionists and cancer experts have compiled a list of six tips that can help reduce your risk of colon cancer. Alice Bender, head of nutrition programs at the American Institute… Read More

Cost of cancer leads to poor survival outcomes

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM
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The financial burden and rising costs of cancer treatment put many patients in debt or filing for bankruptcy, and this added financial stress is shortening their lives, according to latest research. The researchers found that colon, breast and thyroid patients… Read More

Annual blood test may prevent ovarian cancer deaths

By: Bel Marra Health | Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 09:00 AM

Screening postmenopausal women with an annual blood test for ovarian cancer could reduce deaths caused by ovarian cancer by 20 percent, according to new findings. There is currently no reliable screening method for ovarian cancer, and unfortunately it is often… Read More

Insomnia, parasomnia and OSA increase risk of cancer

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 02:00 PM
Insomnia, parasomnias and OSA increase risk of cancer

Insomnia, parasomnia and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been found to increase the risk of cancer. It has long been known that insomnia, parasomnia and sleep apnea are associated with many other ailments, but little research has associated these sleep… Read More

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