• Aspirin May Lower Obesity-Related Cancer Risks

    October 29, 2015
    Scientists have long understood that obesity and certain types of cancer go hand-in-hand. Aside from strongly recommending people lose weight, however, they have been at somewhat of a loss on how to help them decrease those cancer risks. In regard to colorectal cancer, it seems, aspirin might make a big difference. Researchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom more
  • Social Difficulties Not Common with Colorectal Cancer

    October 15, 2015
    Colorectal cancers affect both men and women and have a propensity to cut across all socioeconomic and ethic lines. Considered among the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer, there are about 130,000 new cases reported annually in the United States alone. While all forms of cancer can create social ramifications for patients, colorectal cancers are often thought to be more
  • New Help for Radiation-Induced Dry Mouth

    September 27, 2015
    Extreme dry mouth is a common concern of patients who undergo radiation to treat head and neck cancers. This condition, though not at all rare or unsurprising can be a particular problem if it persists. Difficulty swallowing may, in fact, lead to a snowball effect that leaves patients suffering from malnourishment and overall poor health. While treatments exist more
  • Spicy Foods May Lead to Longer Lives

    September 16, 2015
    Love them or hate them, spicy foods may hold the key to avoiding a number of life-limiting conditions new research says. In fact, regular consumption has been shown to lower the risk of death from such serious conditions as ischemic heart disease, respiratory disease and even cancer. The study focusing on the benefits of spicing up meals was conducted more
  • Cervical Cancer May Not Mean an End for Fertility

    August 30, 2015
    Cervical cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 12,900 American women each and every year. For many of these women, the diagnosis comes in the cancer’s earliest phases courtesy of advanced screening protocols that enable doctors to detect the disease readily. While many women will find treatment of the disease demands a loss of fertility by default that is more
  • Teen Cancer Survivors May be at Risk for Cognitive Issues

    August 20, 2015
    Facing down the rigors of cancer and related treatments at any age is difficult at best. Doing so during the formative adolescent years may lead to cognitive problems down the road, a recent study has concluded. To arrive at those findings, researchers behind the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study spoke with more than 6,000 survivors and their siblings. These individuals more
  • Smoking Still Major Contributing Factor in Cancer Deaths

    July 27, 2015
    While tobacco use is on the decline across the United States, the effects of years of use are still be felt by those who once held the habit. Researchers have found that nearly half of all cancer deaths, caused by certain forms of the disease, are linked to smoking. The latest study into the dangers of this habit more
  • Breast Cancer Screenings Can Reduce Death Risks Dramatically

    July 15, 2015
    With an estimated 231,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed annually in the United States and about 40,000 deaths, the need to detect this cancer early and begin treatments is high. Women who find their cancer in its earliest stages are likely to discover their treatment options are greater and the chances for success of those treatments much higher. more
  • Fear of Radiation Exposure May Be Lowering Mammography Numbers

    July 1, 2015
    A misunderstanding about the amount of radiation received during routine mammograms might be frightening patients from reporting for these potentially life-saving screenings. Researchers presented the findings of a study into this topic during the 2014 ARRS Annual Meeting in San Diego. The study revealed that not one of the subjects who participated was able to correctly identify the more
  • Overtreatment a Concern with Prostate Cancer

    June 22, 2015
    New studies are indicating that men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer may not always be getting the best advice from their doctors. The studies found that many physicians are prescribing more aggressive treatment measures than may always be necessary, indicating a strong need for patients to seek out second options before moving ahead with a course more

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