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How to reduce your likelihood of developing cancer

How to reduce your likelihood of developing cancer

There are many factors that determine your likelihood of developing cancer, including age, genetic predisposition and lifestyle. Some factors, like age, cannot be controlled, so...

A new therapy to fight aggressive and resistant prostate cancers

In a new study, researchers report a new combined therapy to fight the most aggressive and resistant prostate cancers. The study was conducted by Prostate...
Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Taking aspirin regularly may reduce a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer in half—and the degree of protection could increase the longer the aspirin...
5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

In the United States, it’s estimated that 50% to 75% of cancer deaths are caused by unhealthy behaviors. If you think about that, it means...
Exercise is an important aspect of cancer recovery

Exercise is an important aspect of cancer recovery

In a second-floor, 300-square-foot chemotherapy infusion suite in Penn State Cancer Institute are some dumbbells, some stretchy bands, two treadmills, a recumbent bike, a...
One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration...

How vitamin D and fish oil could affect your risk of heart disease, stroke,...

For years, it's remained an open question: What effects do dietary supplements such as high doses of vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids derived from...
A better way to improve prostate cancer radiotherapy

A better way to improve prostate cancer radiotherapy

Current standard imaging techniques for initial staging of prostate cancer often underestimate the extent of disease beyond the prostate. A new study from UCLA demonstrates...
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What you should know about lung cancer screening

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and the second most common in women after breast cancer. The most common...

What every man should know about prostate prognosis

The prostate is about the size of a walnut. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the bladder. Most men...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...