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7 11, 2023

Pesticides in Produce: What’s the Risk?

By |2023-11-07T07:30:24-05:00November 7th, 2023|Less Cancer|

There’s substantial evidence that diets rich in fruits and vegetables positively impact health and wellness. As part of a healthy diet, fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and cardiovascular disease. Many produce products have trace amounts of pesticides, putting families in a tough position.  Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables As

22 10, 2023

Less Cancer to Be Featured on Rural Health Leadership Radio

By |2023-10-25T06:42:42-04:00October 22nd, 2023|Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer|

Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens will be featured on an upcoming Rural Health Leadership Radio episode on October 31, 2023. It's a chance for Less Cancer to contribute to the important conversations surrounding rural health access in the US at a crucial time. Couzens will speak to the challenges facing rural communities seeking cancer

10 10, 2023

Mental Health Awareness for Family And Friends of Cancer Survivors

By |2023-10-10T06:51:39-04:00October 10th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Guest post from Jason Klimkowski of  MentalHealthProviders.org. This article is for friends or family of someone dealing with cancer. While this guidance may seem obvious to some, it has proven to be very helpful to those dealing with it for the first time. You're going to feel like you wish you possessed a magic wand

8 10, 2023

Is Intratumoral Therapy the Future of Cancer Treatment?

By |2023-10-08T06:02:50-04:00October 8th, 2023|Less Cancer|

Intratumoral immunotherapy has put the immune system center stage in the fight against metastasized cancer. While its use has primarily been limited to melanoma, intratumoral therapy has also had some success in slowing the spread of other types of cancer. This innovative procedure has tremendous upside, though more research and robust clinical trials are still

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

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