Over the weekend, you may have stumbled across a few headlines that left you scratching your head. Several stories from reputable sources with titles along the lines of “Scientists say sniffing farts could prevent cancer” went viral for obvious reasons. …Cancer MythsCancer PreventionCancer Research
It’s certainly not news that dogs have an exceptionally keen sense of smell. We’ve been studying and testing the capabilities of these super noses since we initially seeked to tame the wild wolf. Thousands of years later, we may have …Cancer Detectioncancer diagnosisCancer Research
Some exciting news has broken as specialists may have a new test for breast cancer risk. Unlike other conventional methods, this test isn’t looking for inherited genetic mutations. It’s looking for specific alterations in DNA functions– namely the …Breast CancerBreast Cancer ScreeningCancer Research
We’re in the thick of summer, and inevitably that means we need to have a discussion about protecting yourself from skin cancer. Recent studies have shown that skin cancer cases (both for melanoma and nonmelanoma types) are on the …skin cancerSkin Cancer AwarenessSkin Cancer Prevention
The epidemic of sedentariness is a problem, being made all the more challenging with the advent of tablets and streaming movies that make it even easier to spend countless hours on the ol’ derriere. Studies have already linked this …Cancer PreventionCancer Researchhealthy living
If you suddenly start hearing more Canadians saying they’re glad they were circumcised, don’t be too surprised. A new Canadian study has produced data which suggests this ancient practice may actually offer men some protection against prostate cancer.
The …Cancer PreventionCancer Researchprostate cancer
The American Association for Cancer Research just released a report which predicts the most deadly cancers for 2030. These top killers are:
Lung cancer already claims more lives here in America than any …Cancer PredictionsCancer PreventionCancer Research
Did you know that one in five Americans are expected to develop some form of skin cancer during the lifetimes? That’s an incredible statistic, especially considering that these diseases are often preventable. It’s for this reason that we’d like to …cancer awarenessCancer Preventionmelanomaskin cancerSkin Cancer Awareness
In the ongoing battle against cancer, specialists have just taken another very important step toward harnessing the full power of the human immune system.
Science journal just published an article which describes the treatment of Melinda Bachini, a 43 …Cancer ResearchCancer TreatmentImmunologyNational Cancer Institute
If you’ve been to a nail salon before, then you’ll know that most have little ultraviolet lamps. These devices are used to dry nail polish more quickly, but could they be putting skin cells in your hands at risk? …skin cancerSkin Cancer AwarenessSkin Cancer Prevention
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of human papillomavirus DNA tests as the first line of screening for cervical cancer. The HPV DNA test had initially been approved for use alongside or as a …cancer awarenessCancer Preventioncancer screeningcervical cancer
Researchers have discovered a link between chronic inflammation of the prostate and more aggressive form of prostate cancer. When the body’s immune system is in a constant state of tension or alertness, it can produce this type of …Cancer Researchprostate cancer
With the many studies conducted on the possible health benefits and risks from consuming coffee, it’s easy to understand why people can get a little confused about what to think. That being said, a new study has uncovered evidence …
Researchers recently completed an extensive review of half a century worth of studies on the benefits and risks that are associated with getting yearly mammograms. Overall, this method of breast cancer screening is linked to a nearly 20 percent drop …
Throughout Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about what you can do in order to protect yourself from this type of cancer. One of the most important things is remembering to get screened (especially …
British archaeologists have discovered what could be the oldest intact sample of metastatic cancer in a recently excavated skeleton. This meaningful discovery could offer fresh insight into this fatal form of cancer that is quite common today.
The archaeological team …
Have you noticed more people wearing blue this month? This is because March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time for people to think about a part of their body that they don’t often reflect upon– the colon…