- Here's why prostate cancer patients should be concerned about their cholesterol levels
- Attention all prostate cancer patients! The results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention have revealed that when abundant, two types of fat molecules circulating in your blood - cholesterol and triglycerides - can boost your risk of cancer recurrence.
“Our findings suggest that normalization, or even partial normalisation, of serum lipid levels among men with d... ››› more
- [03 November 2017]
- Regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can be beneficial - here's why
- According to a recent study, undergoing regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can lower your levels of inflammation and promote a better immune response.
These breakthrough findings may help improve the outcomes of breast cancer surgery. Read on for the full scoop...
Regional anaesthesia versus general anaesthetic – what’s the difference?
Regional anaesthestia is conducted b... ››› more
- [02 November 2017]
- Four foods all breast cancer patients should include in their diet
- If you're diagnosed with a serious illness like breast cancer, what you put on your plate is probably the last thing on your mind.
It shouldn't be this way though - as Erin Ross, who works with cancer patients at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States, points out, meal planning and eating well is a vital part of your breast cancer treatment plan.
“Eating well has physical, mental, and ... ››› more
- [31 October 2017]
- Cigarettes and e-cigarettes both raise bladder cancer risk, research suggests
- You might think that smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes, however, research suggests that smoking either type of cigarette puts you at a higher risk for bladder cancer.
“We've known traditional smoking raises bladder cancer risk, and given the surge in popularity of e-cigarettes, it's imperative we uncover any potential links between e-cigarettes and bladder can... ››› more
- [27 October 2017]
- Study reveals surprising link between aggressive prostate cancer and eating red meat
- You have a higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer if you consume a lot of ground beef and red meat - especially if it's grilled or well-done. This is according to recent research published in the journal PloS One.
You read right - it turns out artery-clogging red meat contributes to more than heart disease. This is yet another reason to steer clear and opt for lean meats instead.... ››› more
- [26 October 2017]
- How to drastically reduce your risk of deadly prostate cancer over 60
- New research has revealed that men can dramatically reduce their risk of prostate cancer after 60 by simply following healthy habits, such as following a heathy diet, exercising vigorously and not smoking.
According to lead author Stacey Kenfield, up to 50% of lethal prostate cancer cases in the United States would be prevented if all men over 60 adopted five or more healthy habits! Kenfield is... ››› more
- [23 October 2017]
- Three natural ways to reduce your risk of a breast cancer relapse
- If you were diagnosed with breast cancer in the past, there's around a 3% chance it may come back again, according to various studies.
One large-scale published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2016 found that your risk for a relapse is highest within the first five years, and especially the first year or two after surgery.
While you'll be under the watchful eye of your doctor after su... ››› more
- [19 October 2017]
- Could the high-fat ketogenic diet be a potential cancer treatment?
- The concept of a ketogenic diet that's high in fat and low in carbohydrates is nothing new...
In fact, the ketogenic was discovered way back in 1920 at the John Hopkins School for the children with epilepsy. Scientists found that the children who weren't responding well to anti-seizure drugs became free of seizures after going on the ketogenic diet.
Since then, the ketogenic diet has become... ››› more
- [17 October 2017]
- 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]
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