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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

13 07, 2022

What Is Cervical Cancer?

By |2022-07-13T19:34:36-04:00July 13th, 2022|Cancer|

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cervix. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV and are preventable through screenings and vaccination. Cervical cancer is an ideal case study to highlight how important cancer prevention can be in addressing specific types of cancer. Pre-cancers of the Cervix Pre-cancer

5 07, 2022

Hypertension Joins The Long of PFAS Risks

By |2022-07-13T19:17:45-04:00July 5th, 2022|Cancer Prevention, Uncategorized|

Already linked to elevated cancer risks, researchers have now connected PFAS exposure with high blood pressure in middle-aged women. It’s yet another risk factor associated with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” that keep popping up everywhere we look.  To date, PFAS have been found in many elements of what might be mistaken as the

16 06, 2022

EPA Sets New Health Advisory Levels On Two PFAS Chemicals

By |2022-06-16T06:38:08-04:00June 16th, 2022|Journal, Less Cancer|

It’s a start. On June 15, the EPA announced adjustments to its acceptable limits of two specific PFAS and first-time guidances of four others, but hundreds remain largely unaddressed. The announcement focused on two PFAS that are primarily found in contaminated drinking water. perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) saw their “acceptable” health

3 06, 2022

PFAS Clean-up Will Cost US More than $1 Billion Per Year By 2030

By |2022-08-20T06:13:41-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Journal|

A recent study found that the intensive and expensive clean-up of per-and-polyfluoroalkyl substances will increase by 328% by 2030. The lasting health impacts of PFAS may be difficult to quantify, but the financial impact is adding up.PFAS Clean-up CostsTotal PFAS treatment and clean-up costs are expected to hit $334.6 million. The funds include several states' federal, state,

27 05, 2022

Let’s Rock: The Steel Wheels Get The Less Cancer Bike Ride Rolling

By |2022-08-20T06:13:52-04:00May 27th, 2022|Journal|

Let’s rock. The 2022 Less Cancer Bike Ride kicks off with a free concert benefiting LessCancer.org.We’ve found a pretty neat way to get the party started. On Friday, June 3, the Less Cancer Bike Ride gets rolling with a musical send-off by The Steel Wheels. The Virginia-based band is making the trip north to Traverse

4 05, 2022

Tea and Cancer: Anti-Carcinogenic Claims Are Plausible But Unproven

By |2022-08-20T06:14:01-04:00May 4th, 2022|Journal|

Tea Deliver On (Some) of the Health Benefits Its Packages PromiseReading the bold promises of herbal teas at your local supermarket, you would be forgiven for assuming all illness and disease on earth could be eradicated in a few sips. From digestive issues to sleep disorders, tea manufacturers have made some big promises, few of which

24 04, 2022

The Basics of the Cancer Prevention Diet

By |2022-08-20T06:14:12-04:00April 24th, 2022|Journal|

Even as cancer screening methods and improved cancer treatments have increased the odds of surviving cancer, prevention remains the best investment of time and attention. Individuals and families can greatly reduce their cancer risk by adopting healthy habits, including both diet and exercise. But what is the cancer prevention diet?The Misnomer — More Than Just CancerA cancer prevention

16 04, 2022

One-Shot: Single-Dose HPV Vaccine Study Shows Promising Results

By |2022-08-20T06:14:20-04:00April 16th, 2022|Journal|

New research has found that a new single-dose HPV vaccine may be just as effective as the standard three-dose version of the drug. This is a promising development to make accessing this vaccine more convenient in the middle and low-income regions where cervical cancer rates are highest.In a controlled trial involving more than 2,200 women between

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