- Can vitamins and selenium prevent prostate cancer? Studies tell all…
- If you're man wanting to reduce your risk of prostate cancer, you're probably wondering if you should bother popping antioxidant vitamins.
Two of the largest trials ever conducted on vitamins and cancer prevention, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, say you shouldn't…
The studies revealed that vitamins C and E and selenium won't stave off prostate cancer - or ot... ››› more
- [13 October 2017]
- The secret to prostate cancer defence is in this flavonoid
- A study conducted by researchers at Case Western Reserve University in the United States has uncovered that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables could be a good defence against prostate cancer.
The researchers attributed this cancer-fighting benefits to the abundance of flavonoids - especially one specific flavonoid - found in fruits and vegetables as well as certain herbs.
Read on f... ››› more
- [06 October 2017]
- Lower your colorectal cancer risk with whole grains, fibre and activity
- You can lower your risk of colorectal cancer by eating whole grains, such as whole-wheat bread and brown rice, every day. The more whole grains you consume, the lower your risk of the disease! This is according to a new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
This is the first time that the AICR and WCRF have found a link between ea... ››› more
- [05 October 2017]
- Four tips to get your health back on track after breast cancer
- While studies haven't established a direct link between lifestyle habits and a lower risk of breast cancer, it's common sense that forming healthier habits benefits your overall health. Plus, surviving breast cancer is the perfect occasion to evaluate your habits.
“A cancer diagnosis represents a teachable moment,” says Julia Rowland, director of the National Cancer Institute's Office of Ca... ››› more
- [03 October 2017]
- Metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients may benefit from combined therapy
- Approximately every one in four cancer deaths are from lung cancer, making it the leading cause of cancer death among men and women by far. But it's not all doom and gloom…
A breakthrough study has determined that combining radiation with chemotherapy for limited metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients may slow down the progression of the disease. Keep reading for the full findings.
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- [28 September 2017]
- Ward off colon cancer by adding this purple veggie to your diet
- If you thought that purple potatoes are merely good for adding a pop of colour to your plate, think again. A new study conducted by researchers at Pennsylvania State University in the United States has found that eating purple potatoes can lower the risk of colon cancer in pigs.
The study, published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, explains that purple-fleshed potatoes are abundant i... ››› more
- [27 September 2017]
- Consume more omega-3 fatty acids to beat colon cancer death!
- A new study published in the journal Gut reveals that colon cancer patients who consume higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, have a better chance of survival.
The study looked at almost 1,700 American adults with colon cancer. While it didn't prove cause-and-effect, it did seem to find a benefit from the healthy fats. Read on for the full story...
Study links high co... ››› more
- [26 September 2017]
- Male breast cancer: What you need to know
- While women are 100 times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than men, men can develop breast cancer too.
In fact, the American Cancer Society reports that more than 2,400 new cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. However, there's still a lot to be learned about this disease. Here's what we already know...
Only one in 1,000 men will develop breast cancer
The ... ››› more
- [21 September 2017]
- Five silent signs of cervical cancer that you shouldn't ignore
- Cervical cancer, which occurs in the cells of your cervix, is the one of the most common cancers in women. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by a human papilloma virus (HPV) and women of all ages are at risk of developing this cancer.
If you're experiencing potential signs and symptoms of cervical cancer, it's likely that your cancer is fairly advanced. At this stage, a cure is s... ››› more
- [19 September 2017]
- Nine must-know prostate cancer signs and symptoms
- According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men and the second-leading cause of cancer death.
The tricky thing about this type of cancer is that in most cases, it's silent for years with no early signs and symptoms, says Dr Osei-Tutu Owusu, a haematologist and oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Akron General's McDowell Cancer Institu... ››› more
- [18 September 2017]
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