Cancer Prevention

28 03, 2024

Housing is Healthcare

By |2024-03-28T12:28:31-04:00March 28th, 2024|Cancer Prevention|

This post was contributed by Jiamie Pyles. Social and Structural Determinants of Health  In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) published the Conceptual Framework on the Social Determinants of Health. In this publication, WHO established the importance of examining a person’s well-being through a multifaceted and holistic lens, which includes examining the physical space

9 03, 2024

How Radon Causes Lung Cancer

By |2024-03-09T08:25:51-05:00March 9th, 2024|Cancer Prevention, Less Cancer|

Researchers have long established a clear connection between radon and cancer risk. Prolonged exposure to radon poses serious health issues that negatively impact the respiratory, including lung cancer. Radon testing can mitigate these risks, but not all households understand just how serious radon exposure can be.  What is Radon and Where Does It Come From?

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

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