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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


Can Aspirin Really Prevent Cancer?

Can Aspirin Really Prevent Cancer?

Consuming a daily dose of aspirin may reduce a woman's risk of ovarian cancer by 20%, according to recent research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Although this new research contributes to numerous other recent studies showing that aspirin may aid in the prevention o... Read More


Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer

Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer

Folic acid is a widely known supplement to a number of women, especially for those who are or intend to become pregnant in the future. However, a recent study indicates that ingesting large amounts of folate - a B vitamin - and its synthetic form, folic acid, might actually boost the risk of d... Read More


Research Gives Added Emphasis to Fiber's Role in Colon Health

Research Gives Added Emphasis to Fiber's Role in Colon Health

Researchers now have more reasons for you to consume fiber and not misuse antibiotics. They've demonstrated that a receptor that physicians activate with mega-doses of niacin administered to protect patients' cardiovascular systems also plays an integral role in preventing colon inflammation a... Read More


7 Warning Signs You Should See An Oncologist Infographic

7 Warning Signs You Should See An Oncologist Infographic

There are numerous symptoms that suggest that cancer may be present. Unfortunately, these symptoms may be similar to diseases or other problems, so it's imperative that you see your physician to determine the true source of any symptom. It's also important to remember that cancer may be presen... Read More


Preventive Mastectomy Offers Only Marginal Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients Survival

Preventive Mastectomy Offers Only Marginal Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients Survival

For a majority of breast cancer patients, there appears to only be a marginal survival benefit from having their other healthy breast removed, according to emerging research from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Read More


9 Steps to Recovery Following a Mastectomy Infographic

9 Steps to Recovery Following a Mastectomy Infographic

It can take several weeks to recover from mastectomy surgery, and longer if you have undergone reconstruction. It's critical that you take the necessary time to heal. Here are some guidelines to help you recover at home quickly. Read More


The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic

The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic

It is a scenario that fills a person with dread - waiting in the doctor's office and hearing the word cancer. Individuals receiving a cancer diagnosis claim to be shocked when they first receive the news and were unable to process much of the information that was given afterward. After the ini... Read More


7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

For a number of years, cancer patients have faced the frustrating mental fog that accompanies chemotherapy treatment, known commonly as 'chemo brain'. Despite the fact that its exact cause is still unclear and it may strike at any point during cancer treatment, there are ways for patients to c... Read More


Fight Cancer With These 6 Super Foods Infographic

Fight Cancer With These 6 Super Foods Infographic

Do these so called "super foods" actually prevent cancer? The short answer is yes, they really do. While studies continue to uncover additional evidence to support these claims, strong evidence remains that supports these particular nutrient-rich fruit and vegetables' cancer fighting propertie... Read More



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