U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics

By | 2018-10-10T18:31:15-04:00 October 10th, 2018|Breaking Health News, Cancer Prevention|

From BreastCancer.org About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2018. A [...]

Processed meats linked to breast cancer, says study

By | 2018-10-03T10:43:40-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|Cancer Prevention|

By Rob Picheta, CNN Updated 9:33 AM ET, Wed October 3, 2018 (CNN)Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said. Regularly consuming the foods was linked with a 9% higher risk of breast cancer, according to an analysis of previous studies looking at over 1.2 million women. The findings follow previous research from the World Health Organization, which categorized processed [...]

Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

By | 2018-10-03T10:39:52-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|Cancer Prevention|

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received it in a small, preliminary trial, researchers report. HER2-positive cancers are cancers that have too much of the HER2 protein on their surface. In that setting, a cancer can grow rapidly and be more likely to spread to other areas [...]

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

By | 2018-09-04T09:44:51-04:00 September 4th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cancer Prevention, Diet & Excercise|

By Maritza Moulite, CNN Updated 6:01 PM ET, Tue July 17, 2018 Eating late at night may be associated with insulin resistance, experts say. The study followed 621 patients with prostate cancer and 1,205 patients with breast cancer in Spain People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who [...]

There’s a new cervical cancer screening option

By | 2018-08-23T09:46:01-04:00 August 23rd, 2018|Cancer Prevention|

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends HPV testing alone every five years BY AIMEE CUNNINGHAM 11:00AM, AUGUST 21, 2018   For cervical cancer screening, there’s a new option in town. Women ages 30 to 65 can opt to have human papillomavirus, or HPV, testing alone every five years, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. HPV testing alone joins two other alternatives that are still [...]

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

By | 2018-07-18T10:46:52-04:00 July 18th, 2018|Cancer Prevention, Health News, Tips & Research|

By Maritza Moulite, CNN Updated 6:01 PM ET, Tue July 17, 2018 Eating late at night may be associated with insulin resistance, experts say. The study followed 621 patients with prostate cancer and 1,205 patients with breast cancer in Spain People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who [...]

Sitting Tied to Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

By | 2018-07-03T13:16:21-04:00 July 3rd, 2018|Breaking Health News, Cancer Prevention, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise, Health News, Tips & Research|

By Steven Reinberg Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly. If you sit for six hours a day or more, your risk of dying early jumps 19 percent, compared with people who sit fewer than three hours, an American Cancer Society study suggests. And, the study authors added, sitting may kill you in 14 ways, including: cancer; heart disease; stroke; diabetes; [...]

Holistic Options to Relieve Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms

By | 2018-06-28T09:46:40-04:00 June 21st, 2018|Breaking Health News, Cancer Prevention|

By:  Jennifer Larson Breast cancer treatment can be nearly as daunting as a breast cancer diagnosis. People undergoing treatment can experience a number of side effects that leave them eager for something to reduce the unpleasantness. For some of them, certain complementary therapies may be just the ticket. They can’t cure the cancer, but they may bring a little relief and comfort. Side Effects from Breast Cancer Treatment After receiving your [...]