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21 09, 2022

What Is Leukemia?

By |2022-09-21T18:26:50-04:00September 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Leukemia is a rare type of cancer affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans annually. There are several kinds of leukemia and various risk levels associated with each type. Leukemia – A Blood-Based Cancer In most cases, leukemia impacts the body’s white blood cells. These blood cells are primarily responsible for fighting infection. White blood cells multiply

17 09, 2022

The Cancer Moonshot Hits The Ground Running

By |2022-09-17T07:33:53-04:00September 17th, 2022|Cancer, Capitol Hill|

The Biden Administration reignited its Cancer Moonshot initiative last week, renewing its commitment to cutting the US cancer death rate by 50% over the next 25 years. The plan includes substantial financial investment, too. The initiative pledges $2 billion for biotech supply chains. The announcement came from the steps of the Kennedy Presidential Library

9 09, 2022

Ultraprocessed Foods Linked To Colorectal Cancer In Men

By |2022-09-03T14:14:54-04:00September 9th, 2022|Food|

One of the most comprehensive studies of its kind confirmed what researchers have long suspected. A diet high in ultraprocessed foods increases the risk of colorectal cancer in men, contributes to heart disease, and shortens lifespan. What Are Ultraprocessed Foods? Ultraprocessed foods include a range of commercial products, including soup, deli meats, and many frozen

2 09, 2022

How To Prevent Testicular Cancer

By |2022-08-27T13:33:46-04:00September 2nd, 2022|Cancer|

While statistically rare, testicular cancer affects tens of thousands of American men and reshapes their lives, even if treatment is successful. Modern treatment options make the disease relatively low risk – if it is diagnosed early. What Is Testicular Cancer? Testicular cancer is a type of cancer that affect the testes. In most cases, the

26 08, 2022

50% Off All Cancer Deaths Caused By Just Three Factors

By |2022-08-20T06:20:37-04:00August 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

A new study has confirmed that smoking, alcohol, and obesity are the primary factors contributing to more than half of all cancer deaths worldwide. Today, cancer is the second most common cause of death. These three causes are a big part of the reason why. University of Washington Cancer Study: The Basics University of Washington’s

14 08, 2022

How Much Physical Activity Do Adults Need?

By |2022-08-14T12:40:16-04:00August 14th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Prevention|

We all know that daily exercise can have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. It might not be easy to find time for running, cycling, or other activities, but your health deserves to be a priority. So, how much do you need to exercise? Exercise Recommendations For Adults The key to meeting

13 08, 2022

Safe Sunscreen: Ingredients To Watch For

By |2022-08-13T05:52:53-04:00August 13th, 2022|Less Cancer, Melanoma|

You aren't wrong; it can be tough to feel confident you're using a safe sunscreen. The Banana Boat recall of July 2022 is yet another reminder of the delicate balance between sun protection and a very different kind of exposure risk.  The voluntary recall, which specified trace amounts of the carcinogen benzene, was focused on

5 08, 2022

Oral Cancer Screening Tests Come Home

By |2022-08-05T05:50:52-04:00August 5th, 2022|Cancer, Cancer Screening|

Early detection is one of the most important factors in successfully treating most types of cancer. Access to care has proven an inequitable proposition for millions of Americans, and inequality laid bare during the COVID-19 pandemic. New at-home testing could reduce social inequalities for several types of oral and throat cancers. How Are Oral Cancers

31 07, 2022

What Is Breast Cancer – Statistics and FAQs

By |2022-07-31T05:59:58-04:00July 31st, 2022|Breast Cancer|

In the US, only skin cancer affects more women than breast cancer. While breast cancer awareness, advocacy and research have greatly improved breast cancer survival rates, early detection through breast cancer screening remains the most effective and accessible way to save lives. What Is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a type of tumor that forms

21 07, 2022

Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms, Survival Rate and Prevention

By |2022-07-21T06:01:40-04:00July 21st, 2022|Cancer|

Thyroid cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women and claims the lives of roughly 2,200 Americans per year. Until very recently, thyroid cancer was one of the most quickly increasing cancer diagnoses in the US. Better screening has aided early detection, but the various types of thyroid cancer still pose a health risk

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