Cancer Articles & Stories

3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic

3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic

Mammograms remain at forefront for early detection of breast cancer. Now 3D mammograms are improving breast cancer tumor detection, helping physicians make more accurate diagnoses. Read More


7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

Can food cause cancer? Researchers have long known that some food can help prevent cancers. Now scientists are zeroing in on what foods, or what dangerous ingredients- that are mixed with some of our favorite foods, are dangerous to our health. Read More


Life after Cancer: 6 Steps to Reclaiming Your Sexuality

Life after Cancer: 6 Steps to Reclaiming Your Sexuality

Sex after Cancer? An important question that is not often discussed. This infographic explores this all important topic and suggests 6 strategies to reclaim your sexuality. Read More


2014 Cancer Statistics Report

2014 Cancer Statistics Report

Despite continuing breakthroughs cancer remains a major health problem. One in four people in the United States will die of cancer. This infographic is an overview of cancer incidence, mortality, survival rates, and trends. It includes the number of cancer cases and deaths in the United Stat... Read More


Cancer Cells Driven to Self-Destruction from Nanoparticles

Cancer Cells Driven to Self-Destruction from Nanoparticles

Using nanoparticles driven by magnetic forces to compel tumor cells to "self-destruct" sounds like a science fiction concept, but it could be a future part of cancer treatment, according to research from Lund University in Sweden. Read More


Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Younger women who are suffering from obesity face a 34 percent greater risk of succumbing to breast cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers have long been aware that excess weight can elevate a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. They are also aware that it's not beneficial for ... Read More


Digital Mammography Helps Reduce Recall and Biopsy Rates

Digital Mammography Helps Reduce Recall and Biopsy Rates

A recent study published in the journal Radiology has reported that populace based screening with full-field advanced mammography (FFDM) is connected with reduced recall and biopsy rates compared with screen film mammography (SFM), indicating that FFDM may lessen the amount of analytic screen... Read More


Should Men get PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer?

Should Men get PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer?

Of all the cancers American men encounter, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Considering those rates, it would seem that a method of screening to detect the disease would be of great service to medical care. However, there has been ... Read More


Older Smokers Receive New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Older Smokers Receive New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

New guidelines recommending low-dose CT lung cancer screening for older age smokers have received approval by the US Preventive Services Task Force. The recommendations apply to people who are in the 55 to 80 age range and face a high risk for lung cancer due to a history of heavy smoking. The... Read More


Colorectal Cancer Risk Increased With Red and Processed Meat Consumption

Colorectal Cancer Risk Increased With Red and Processed Meat Consumption

Individuals with a common genetic variant who eat red or processed meats may elevate their colorectal cancer risk. This is according to research presented at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting. Additionally, the study investigators claim they have discovered another specific geneti... Read More


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