Predictive risk model shows that lifestyle choices have a greater influence on risk for colorectal cancer than does genetic factors.
Women with poor metabolic health have a greater risk of colorectal cancer than those with increased weight.
A review of data from three large, prospective studies examined a potential association between alcoholic beverage consumption and risk of melanoma.
Beverages derived from broccoli sprout extracts were found to have preclinical chemopreventive activity against oral cancer induced by carcinogens.
Consumption of tree nuts is associated with lower mortality rates among men with prostate cancer. It did not, however, correlate with a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer.
Preoperative smoking is associated with increased risk for breast cancer events and distant metastasis in women treated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs). Hampering the utility of AIs, a common treatment for breast cancer, is yet another health risk associated with smoking.
Drinking scalding coffee, tea, or yerba mate might increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer according to the World Health Organization. Beverages hotter than 149°F (65°C) might increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer.
Nonadherence to Noncancer Medication Schedules Predicts Adherence to Adjuvant Hormone Therapy for Breast CancerJune 28, 2016
Patients who do not adhere to their medication schedules for chronic conditions prior to a breast cancer diagnosis were twice as likely to skip oral adjuvant hormonal therapy.
Clinically relevant distress and decreased empathy are frequently experienced by resident physicians whose resilience is low when exposed to the trauma of working with patients in the hematology-oncology setting.
Following a healthy lifestyle could reduce the risk of developing breast cancer for women already at high risk for the disease due to genetic risk and family history.
Use of Emotional Support and Acceptance Coping Strategies Lead to Better QOL and Mood in Patients With Incurable CancerApril 21, 2016
Patients with newly diagnosed, incurable cancer who use emotional support and acceptance coping strategies experience better quality of life (QOL) and mood; denial and self-blame strategies correlate negatively with these outcomes.
Researchers identified a cancer-causing gene triggered by alcohol use, providing a link between alcohol and breast cancer in cell-based research.
Earlier and More Frequent Tanning Bed Use by Women Associated With Melanoma Incidence and Age at DiagnosisFebruary 08, 2016
Younger age at first use and more frequent use of indoor tanning beds are largely responsible for the steep increase in melanoma diagnoses in women younger than 40 years.
Teen girls living in high-poverty and in majority Hispanic communities had the highest rates of having received at least 1 dose of the HPV vaccine compared with those in low-poverty communities and in communities of other racial or ethnic compositions.
Smoke volumes are larger and levels of tobacco toxicants are higher in a single hookah smoking session compared with a single cigarette.
A study that tracked tens of thousands of midlife and older men for more than 20 years has found that vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habits may reduce their chances of developing a lethal type of prostate cancer by up to 68%.
Reduced-nicotine cigarettes were beneficial in reducing nicotine exposure and dependence, and also the number of cigarettes smoked per day, compared with standard-nicotine cigarettes in a 6-week study.
Shift workers do not develop prostate cancer more frequently than their day-shift colleagues, research indicates.
Cancer prevention efforts still lag in many key areas in the United States.
Using war metaphors when speaking with cancer patients about their health struggles or motivation may not be the best approach, research suggests.
Employing financial incentives to encourage smokers to reduce cigarette use can be a successful ploy.
Convincing patients to do an often-dreaded colon cancer screening test could just take a little extra nudge, such as a chance to win $50, new research found.
A significant absence of health insurer competition was seen in 72 percent of the metropolitan areas examined.
Adoption of five key healthy behaviors is linked with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer.
Cancer screenings in older patients with limited life expectancies continue despite their minimal benefitsSeptember 04, 2014
Many older patients with limited life expectancy continue to receive routine screenings for prostate, breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer, even though the procedures are not likely to be beneficial.
Black Women's Health Study (BWHS) shows exercise improves breast cancer risk for African American womenAugust 26, 2014
This recently published study found strong evidence linking physical exercise to a lower rate of breast cancer in African American women, a group in which previous evidence has been lacking.
By failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle, 73% of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems, according to a new study.
A new study of Japanese women showed no evidence for a protective association between soy food or isoflavone intake and risk of endometrial cancer.
A new study reports that sleep efficiency, a ratio of time asleep to time spent in bed, is predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer.
A study consisting of lung cancer patients is shedding more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have, and how health providers can help.
- Novel Blood Test Detects Cancer, Locates Tumor Without Invasive Procedures
- Cabozantinib Activates Innate Immune Response, Eliminating Prostate Cancer
- Shorter Treatment of Breast Cancer with Trastuzumab May Lead to Improved Results
- Colorectal Cancer Rates Increased Sharply Among Generation X and Millennials
- Pneumonia Associated With Common Cold May Cause Fatal Illness in Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
- Early Palliative Care Reduced ICU Use in Patients With Advanced Cancer
- Ginger Extract Raises Antioxidant Levels in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy
- Nurse Navigators Improve Physician Engagement in Pretreatment Discussions
- Screening Increases Early Palliative Care, Reduces Aggressive EOL Measures
- Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer (Fact Sheet)
- Genome Sequencing Explains Resistance to CTLA-4 and PD-1 Inhibitors in Metastatic Melanoma
- Lifestyle Choices Have Greater Influence on Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk
- Kidney Cancer Metastases in Lung May Hide Undiagnosed Primary Lung Cancer
- Nasal Biomarker in Smokers Could Predict Lung Cancer
- Arm Lymphoscintigraphy After Axillary Lymph Node Dissection or Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer
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