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30 09, 2023

Do Volatile Organic Compounds Cause Cancer?

By |2023-09-30T14:08:40-04:00September 30th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Volatile organic compounds encompass a wide range of household and industrial compounds we’re exposed to nearly every day. When VOC levels rise, you may suffer respiratory irritation and other symptoms. But what about prolonged exposure or especially elevated levels of VOCs? Can they cause cancer? What Are VOCs? Volatile organic compounds are gases released

23 09, 2023

New Research Links PFAS to Higher Cancer Rates

By |2023-09-23T12:39:37-04:00September 23rd, 2023|Less Cancer|

New data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention finds that PFAS increases the risk of certain cancers, primarily linked to hormone-related cancers. Despite decades of information that suggests an increased risk of cancer and other diseases, many forms of PFAS continue to be used in thousands of consumer products. PFAS and Phenols Another

16 09, 2023

How AI Will Improve Cancer Screenings – One Day

By |2023-09-16T15:11:07-04:00September 16th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Cancer screenings and testing are really determined by data. Reams of data. Unbelievably large mountains of data. And few technologies can sort through such substantial quantities of data like artificial intelligence. Microsoft is partnering with a pathology company, Paige, to create a massive image-based AI model focused on identifying different types of cancer. The model

9 09, 2023

Pancreatic Cancer: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

By |2023-09-09T13:44:15-04:00September 9th, 2023|Cancer, Cancer Prevention|

Pancreatic cancer rates are increasing as a part of the broader oncological trend. The American Cancer Society forecasts roughly 64,000 pancreatic cancer diagnosis in the US during the 2023 year, impacting men and women relatively evenly. While considered one of the most challenging types of cancer to treat, treatment options have improved over the past

1 09, 2023

Vitamin C, E May Accelerate Cancer Growth in Lab Tests

By |2023-09-01T13:02:06-04:00September 1st, 2023|Less Cancer|

Millions of Americans take antioxidant supplements every day, including vitamins C and E. These supplements are often taken in the form of pills or powders, usually containing 100% or more of the daily recommended amounts. Researchers have found that regular vitamin supplementation with C and E may increase the formulation of blood vessels within lung

27 08, 2023

Cancer and Human Papillomavirus: What’s the Connection?

By |2023-09-01T12:26:38-04:00August 27th, 2023|Cancer Prevention, Cancer Screening|

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an umbrella term for more than 200 known viruses. In most cases, these viruses are contained and controlled naturally by the body, with no health effects. Over the past three decades, considerable data has linked high-risk forms of HPV with certain types of cancer, including cervical, vaginal, and anal

13 08, 2023

Why E-cigarettes Pose Health Risks

By |2023-08-13T13:14:58-04:00August 13th, 2023|Cancer|

Electric cigarettes were initially presented as an alternative to cigarettes, with some brands claiming they were safer. Known as e-cigs, vapes and vape pens, e-cigarettes have proven to be as addictive and, in some respects, equally as harmful as traditional cigarettes. Less Cancer supports legislation that would label e-cigs to alert consumers about the

5 08, 2023

Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer: What’s The Link?

By |2023-08-05T05:29:47-04:00August 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Peek at the label of your favorite foods, and you’ll likely spot several artificial sweeteners on the ingredient lists. Some of the most common sugar substitutes, such as saccharin and sorbitol, have made headlines for possible cancer and health risks. What is the real connection between artificial sweeteners and cancer, and should you be wary?

23 07, 2023

Stomach Cancer: Symptoms, Treatment and More

By |2023-07-23T14:01:36-04:00July 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

Gastric cancer is one of the most challenging types of cancer to treat. In the US, more than 26,500 new cases of stomach cancer are diagnosed per year. The causes of stomach cancer, its symptoms and the relatively limited treatment options make it an extremely difficult disease to fight. What Is Stomach Cancer? Like most

17 07, 2023

 Aspartame: Health Research and Cancer Link

By |2023-07-17T07:10:32-04:00July 17th, 2023|Cancer|

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener, has been a topic of debate and discussion for years due to concerns about its potential health effects. A closer look at the chemical makeup of aspartame, its most common applications, and the extensive research conducted to understand its impact on human health helps provide are more useful look at

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