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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...
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...

New combo therapy may boost survival in prostate cancer

High-risk prostate cancer, that which has continued to grow but not yet metastasized, is commonly treated with combination therapies. Each method has pros and cons,...
Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response...
What causes chronic fatigue

What causes chronic fatigue? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Around 200,000 people in Australia suffer from a debilitating illness often branded with the unfortunate name of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I say “unfortunate” because...
Can an aspirin a day keep liver cancer away

Can an aspirin a day keep liver cancer away?

A new study found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver cancer. Hepatitis B is a...
Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Many men develop urinary problems as they get older. They might find it hard to urinate, have a strong and sudden urge to “go,” be...
Exercise after weight loss may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Exercise after weight loss may reduce colorectal cancer risk

In a new study, researchers suggest that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical...
How to have a healthy prostate

How to have a healthy prostate?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men, and the American...
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...
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...
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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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...