We've all heard and seen the warnings associated with skin cancer...
And, of course cancer is scary stuff - you want to avoid it at all costs...
But there's a need to balance things out...
And that requires a level of personal judgement...
You see, we tend to overcompensate... we keep out of the sun as much as possible, and when we're in the sun, we lather on sunscreen to protect ours... ››› more
This green leafy vegetable has been shown in past studies as having anti-colon cancer.
In fact, eating this vegetable could reduce the risk of colon cancer by as much as 50%!
And, now a study out of Texas confirms this... It showed to inhibit the growth of polyps in both genetic and nongenetic risk cases. How you could benefit from eating this green veggie regularly...
The new study sh... ››› more
New studies confirm this natural compound could be more effective than chemo!
If you’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, you want to fight it with everything you can. And even if you have chemotherapy, the overall 5-year survival rate is just 63%.
Unfortunately, chemo can backfire and cause a recurrence of the cancer, or even cause a secondary cancer.
In addition, it weaken... ››› more
When it comes to colon cancer, the first thing that comes to mind is food. Eat right, stay away from excessive alcohol intake and try to maintain a good microbiome of good bacteria in your gut.
But this new study shows there's one more factor that plays a big role in the prevention of colon cancer - and it has nothing to do with food. Draw your curtains at night and follow this ONE rule to help... ››› more
Colon cancer patients can lower their chances of death by eating a diet rich in fibre, a study published in JAMA Oncology has found.
Fibre has been associated with better insulin control and lower levels of inflammation, which may account for better survival, the study team said. In addition, a high-fibre diet may protect people from developing colon cancer in the first place. Read on for more.... ››› more
Most people avoid spending too much time in the sun to protect themselves against skin cancer. Now, a top expert says it's possible that the sun's rays can cause colon cancer as well.
“We know that people who develop squamous skin cancer are at higher risk for colon cancer, so we're looking into whether exposure from the sun's ultraviolet rays might be involved,” said Dr Tatiana Oberszyn. R... ››› more
Chowing down on sugary drinks, white bread and red meat might increase your risk of colon cancer in the long term. This is according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology.
These foods trigger inflammation in your body, and the inflammation that they cause is linked to a higher risk of developing colon cancer, the study showed. Keep reading for the full findings.
Harvard study... ››› more
You know that going for a colonoscopy, a procedure in which your doctor uses a colonoscope to examine the inside of your colon, can potentially save your life by detecting and removing colon cancer.
But here's something you probably didn't know: Going for this procedure might trigger appendicitis! This is according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Surrey.
So how exactly does a c... ››› more
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
Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in the United States report that they have discovered a new way in which colon cancer - the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the US - develops as well as a new way to boost treatment and prevention for this type of cancer.
According to scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center, these findings may extend to prostate,... ››› more
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