A judge in California recently ruled that coffee sellers must post warnings about cancer risks. Now, the question is: How concerned should you be about your daily cuppa? Not very concerned, according to scientists and available evidence.
In recent years, scientific concerns about coffee have begun to fade. In fact, a body of research suggests that the brew can actually improve your health. Let'... ››› more
Pancreatic cancer can be difficult to treat. But researchers have determined that adding the experimental drug known as PEGPH20 to a standard chemotherapy regimen pay provide metastatic pancreatic cancer patients a long period before their cancer progresses.
These findings come as a result of a randomised, controlled clinical trial led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty member, S... ››› more
All along you've been told that a reduction in belly fat is associated with lower levels of breast cancer markers. But a new study published in the journal Endocrine-Related Cancer has found that it's actually a reduction in overall body fat that's associated with lower risk of breast cancer!
Researchers behind this study say the results highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy weight ... ››› more
A body of past research has looked at the impact of mental health disorders like depression and anxiety on breast cancer. But the effect of such disorders on other types of cancer, like lung cancer, had yet to be studied up until now.
According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, lung cancer patients with depression and anxiety are likely t... ››› more
Following a moderate or intense exercise programme isn't just good for relieving stress and mental tension, losing and controlling your weight, keeping your heart healthy, cutting your risk of some cancers and strengthening your joints and bones...
According to a new study by The American Cancer Society that was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in ... ››› more
You're carrying some extra weight around and it's obvious that it can take a toll on your self-esteem, make you feel slow and sluggish, and raise your risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease...
But now, researchers have suggested that there's a strong link between extra weight and cancer, too - a number of different types of cancer, in fact! While it's true that most cases of cancer occur due... ››› more
According to a new report, people who drink and are overweight are at higher risk for two of the most common types of oesophageal cancer.
In the report compiled by experts at the AICR and the World Cancer Research Fund, it was revealed that one third - that's about 5,600 per year - of oesophageal cancer cases in the United States could be prevented if people didn't drink and maintained a health... ››› more
Cancer patients will be surprised to know that the over-the-counter painkiller, aspirin may cut their risk of cancer death.
This goes according a study carried out by researchers from Yin Cao at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the USA, which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Read on to learn more about the cance... ››› more
We can all agree that a colonoscopy is anything but enjoyable. But getting screened for colon cancer can save your life! Screening can find the cancer while it's still easy to treat.
According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Missouri in the USA, most adults with disabilities don't get routine screenings for colon cancer.
This is concerning as colon cancer is t... ››› more
Women go on the birth control pill for many different reasons - to prevent pregnancy, regulate their periods, decrease menstrual cramps and prevent acne, to name a few.
And the benefits don't stop there, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers behind this study found that the pill may even help prevent cancer for at least 30 years! Read... ››› more
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