Tag Archives: Cancer Risk

Taller People Are More Prone to Cancer

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, August 26, 2013 - 10:13 AM

People that are tall often attribute it to “good genes,” and they are right – genetics do have a large part to play in a person’s height. However, the results of a new study suggest that being tall may not… Read More

How to Calculate Your Cancer Risk

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 03:04 PM

  Almost everyone has had a frightening experience with cancer, either directly or indirectly. If you’re like most people, you would do anything to lower your cancer risk. Approximately 1 in 8 American women and 1 in 9 Canadian women will… Read More

Could Pepsi or Cola Give You Cancer?

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, July 15, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Of the popular beverages around the world, Coca-Cola and Pepsi generate billions of retail sales annually. However, in 2012, California passed a law mandating that all drinks containing a certain amount of cancer-causing ingredients must include a cancer risk warning… Read More

World Cancer Day in Review

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 10:53 AM

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) recently celebrated World Cancer Day on February 4th and this day is primarily designed to raise awareness and understanding of cancer. For this year, the UICC focused on dispelling myths about cancer, which… Read More

4 Cancer Myths You Need to Know

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 09:41 AM

Approximately 40 percent of all Americans will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. This statistic is certainly scary, and hopefully, as we learn more about cancer, we will be able to reduce that number in the future. Until… Read More

Men are More Likely to Die From Cancer

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, January 07, 2013 - 04:04 PM

In the gender battle for who is more physically fit, the male/female war could continue indefinite. But when it comes to one of the big players within the health industry, there is one specific gender who has a real uphill… Read More

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