Cancer Prevention

Mammography benefits women older than 75 years

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases. Researchers said the findings lend support to regular mammography screening in women age 75 years and older.

DIY sunscreen: Dermatologists warn against trend for homemade SPF

DIY sunscreen: Dermatologists warn against trend for homemade SPF

Many bloggers who post recipes for do-it-yourself sunscreen claim that commercial products contain harsh chemicals that could be as bad, or worse, than using nothing. However, dermatologists are warning people that DIY recipes cannot guarantee broadband protection or ensure that the SPF is high enough.

Here's What We Know About Cell Phone Use And the Risks For Cancer

Here’s What We Know About Cell Phone Use And the Risks For Cancer

Cell phone emit radiation that can be absorbed by human tissue; however, that does not mean that cell phones can cause cancer. An important factor is that cell phone emit non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation—the kind of radiation emitted by microwave—not ionizing radiation—the kind that comes from x-rays.

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