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Colon Cancer Awareness Month Finishes

We have just reached the end of march, which signifies the end to colon cancer awareness month. Colon cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the developed world and claims more than 50’000 lives per year. The key to surviving colon cancer is...

Most People Still Don’t Understand What Caus...

A new survey published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) suggests that most Americans don’t understand what causes cancer. Most Americans blame things like genetically modified foods, stress and food additives for causing cancer and...

Red Meat and Cancer Risk

A number of studies have suggested that red meat can play a role in the development of certain cancers. The largest study to provide evidence of the red meat-cancer link involved 478,000 men and women in Europe. It found that eating more than 5 ounces of red meat per...

New Research Helps Understand Lung Cancer Progress...

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer remains the leading cancer killer in both men and women. With many Americans having a long history of smoking cigarettes that is unlikely to change soon. A staggering 159,260 Americans will die from lung cancer...

Lifestyle Factors Increasingly to Blame for Cancer

New figures from Cancer UK have revealed how many cancers are a result of lifestyle factors. In the United Kingdom, it is estimated that as many as 4 in 10 cancers are a result of lifestyle choices. Cancers in more than 600,000 people could be avoided if people were...

Huge Obesity Related Cancer Numbers

There is a well known link between obesity and increased cancer risk, particularly with breast cancer. New research has highlighted the astonishing figures associated with cancer promoted by obesity. The study looked at the body mass index of people from 184 countries...

Doctors Failing to Incorporate New Breast Cancer T...

New research published in the Journal “Cancer” highlights some problems in the changing treatment options for patients and doctors. The study looked at the use of radiology in elderly patients with early stage breast cancer. Some research indicates that...

 

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Recent From Brain Tumors Marijuana Extracts Can Slow Brain Tumor Growth
Marijuana Extracts Can Slow Brain Tumor Growth A study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics suggests that extracts from cannabis can help beat brain cancer. Researchers used two active chemical components found within cannabis in addition to traditional radiological treatments used on brain cancer patients. The active chemical...
Recent From Cancer Research Most People Still Don’t Understand What Causes Cancer
Most People Still Don’t Understand What Causes Cancer A new survey published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) suggests that most Americans don’t understand what causes cancer. Most Americans blame things like genetically modified foods, stress and food additives for causing cancer and don’t understand the steps they can take to...
Recent From Prostate Cancer The Best Ways to Avoid Prostate Cancer
The Best Ways to Avoid Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American men. The figures around prostate cancer are startling — according to the American Cancer Society, 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2014 and nearly 30,000 men will die from the disease. One in seven men will...
Recent From Lung Cancer New Research Helps Understand Lung Cancer Progression
New Research Helps Understand Lung Cancer Progression According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer remains the leading cancer killer in both men and women. With many Americans having a long history of smoking cigarettes that is unlikely to change soon. A staggering 159,260 Americans will die from lung cancer in 2014, which is approximately 27% of...