Cancer Prevention

2 03, 2024

Magnesium and Cancer: What’s the Connection?

By |2024-03-02T07:50:56-05:00March 2nd, 2024|Cancer Prevention|

There are several macronutrients closely associated with cancer resilience and broader wellness. New research shows that low magnesium levels may contribute to worse cancer treatment outcomes, making it a valuable supplement for cancer patients.  What is Magnesium?  Magnesium is a natural, readily available macronutrient commonly found in almonds, cashews, spinach, and walnuts. 100 grams of

11 02, 2024

Is Cycling Bad for Prostate Cancer?

By |2024-02-11T06:19:04-05:00February 11th, 2024|Cancer Prevention|

Like all forms of exercise, cycling is an excellent way to stay healthy. Cycling to meet weekly exercise recommendations can help individuals maintain a healthy body weight, lower the risk of heart disease, and help mitigate the risk of lifestyle diseases like diabetes. Some research does show that cycling too often could raise the risk

28 01, 2024

Why Many Psyllium Husk Products Have a Cancer Warning

By |2024-01-28T08:18:38-05:00January 28th, 2024|Cancer Prevention|

Psyllium fiber is one of the most popular and affordable healthy supplements on the market. Many brands claim psyllium husk can lower cholesterol, help with weight management, and improve digestion. Unfortunately, several brands also include cancer warnings on products due to elevated lead levels. Does psyllium husk cause cancer? We dive into the research. Are

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

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

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

23 04, 2023

Black Women May Need Earlier Breast Cancer Screenings

By |2023-04-23T06:21:17-04:00April 23rd, 2023|Cancer Prevention|

A new study published in JAMA could lead more Black women to seek breast cancer screenings at a younger age. The international study found that more research is needed to determine whether screening guidelines for Black women should lower the recommended age to 42. Currently, women from all ethnicities should start getting biennial screenings

7 04, 2023

Access to Healthcare in a Recession: How the Economy Impacts Care

By |2023-04-07T07:02:32-04:00April 7th, 2023|Cancer Prevention|

Access to Healthcare in a Recession: How the Economy Impacts Care There are hundreds of articles celebrating the healthcare industry as recession-proof. There is decidedly less information available that shows how access to healthcare services changes during economic turbulence. In a nation where roughly 49% of us have health insurance through an employer, the health

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