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Study Shows Caffeine Lowers Skin Cancer Risk

´╗┐While caffeine may have gotten some bad rep in terms of its effects on health, this view may change a little bit. Researchers from Rutgers University have provided some evidence that caffeine can lower the risk of skin cancer. While some people may consider that cup of coffee as unhealthy, it might just actually be […]

Common Products That May Also Be Cancer Risks

Common Products That May Also Be Cancer Risks

The recent announcement by WHO that mobile phone use may be a possible cancer risk and hazard may have become a cause of concern for many people. The fact that mobile phones are quite common everyday items that people use, being considered a cancer risk may have worried some cellphone users. But there are also […]

Rogue Gene May Provide Clue To Stopping Cancer Spread

Rogue Gene May Provide Clue To Stopping Cancer Spread

New research has discovered of a rogue gene that may play a role in the spread of cancer in the body. Scientists at the University of East Anglia suggest that blocking the activity of this rogue gene may help stop the spread of cancer. This discovery may provide a breakthrough in understanding just how cancer […]

Daily Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk By 60 Percent

Daily Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk By 60 Percent

A recent study suggests that taking aspirin daily may help reduce cancer risk by as much as 60 percent. British researchers from the University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital published study results in the journal The Lancet that suggest taking a 75 mg dose of aspirin daily for at least a period of 5 […]

Well-Done Meat May Increase Bladder Cancer Risk

Well-Done Meat May Increase Bladder Cancer Risk

A study conducted by the researchers from the University of Texas reports that eating well-done meats may just increase a person’s risk of developing bladder cancer. This may pose a concern for people who usually indulge in and are planning summer outdoor cookouts and barbecues. The study involved information gathering about the eating habits of 884 patients with bladder cancer as well as 878 others who are cancer-free. The researchers used a standard questionnaire for both groups . The results …

Soft Drinks May Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Soft Drinks May Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Recent research shows that consuming soft drinks may increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Although pancreatic cancer is considered rare, it is also one of the most deadly forms of cancer known. Five percent of those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer remain alive five years later.Mark Pereira, PhD., associate professor in the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and lead author of the study, reported that people who regularly drink soft drinks, defined as carbona…

Compound Found In Curry Kills Cancer Cells

Compound Found In Curry Kills Cancer Cells

Researchers may have found another compound that can kill certain cancer cells. This compound is known to be commonly as an ingredient in curry. It is found to be quite effective in killing esophageal cancer cells and may someday be developed as a possible anti-cancer treatment.Researchers from the Cork Cancer Research Center in Ireland have identified curcumin, usually found in the spice turmeric that gives curries its distinctive yellow color, to be able to kill treated cancer cells within a s…

Psychological Challenges of Surviving Cancer

Psychological Challenges of Surviving Cancer

Cancer can be such a dreadful disease that can have a life-changing effect on anyone’s life. Some people hold strong while some may not. Those who do sometimes are fortunate enough to survive their battle with cancer along with the current effective treatments now available. Although they may have survived the cancer battle, still there may be other challenges ahead for them to face.Life After TreatmentOne of the challenges that cancer survivors have to face is their life after cancer treatment….

Avoiding Carcinogens to Reduce Cancer Risk

Avoiding Carcinogens to Reduce Cancer Risk

Carcinogens are substances that cause or aggravate cancer. Though carcinogens do not lead to cancer after every exposure, some cause cancerous changes after a high level, prolonged exposure, while others cause changes after a shorter, lower level exposure period. A person’s unique genetic makeup also influence’s the body response to carcinogens.That said, helpguide.com recommends taking the following precautions when choosing which foods to eat:Avoid foods the appear or smell moldyFoods the look…

Anti-Cancer Diet General Guidelines

Anti-Cancer Diet General Guidelines

The last quarter of a century yielded a dietary guideline that has become “conventional wisdom” when it comes to preventing cancer. Reduce unhealthy dietary fatFat cells split apart easily, and they contribute to the high population of free radicals. Free radicals damage the cell’s membrane, and even the cell’s DNA structure, in some cases. A cell’s damaged DNA makes it prone to mutation, and may lead to the formation and growth of cancerous cells. But, according to the Harvard School Of Public …