Natural Techniques for the Prevention of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer affecting men and women around the world. It is also one of the most life-threatening. More than 200,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States alone, and that figure does not appear to show...

Chronic Stress May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Chronic stress may increase the risk of skin cancer in those at high risk for the disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The study found that mice exposed to stress and to cancer-causing excessive ultraviolet (UV) light...

As Blood Sugar Increases So Does Cancer Risk

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that higher fasting blood glucose levels were associated with an increase in cancer incidence and cancer deaths. “In the long run, the implication is that as the world becomes heavier and blood...

Cancer Now the Leading Killer of Americans

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading killer of Americans under the age of 85, according to the American Cancer Society. In addition, the report projects that there will be 1,372,910 new cases of cancer in the United States this year, and 570,280 deaths....

Lowering Your Risk For Cancer Naturally

That age old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, was never more apt than when applied to cancer. A diagnosis of cancer can have devastating effects on a patient and their loved ones. Not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well....

Red Meat Associated with Pancreatic Cancer

A diet high in red meat appears to raise the risk developing pancreatic cancer, according to researchers. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, due, in large part, because it is seldom detected at an early, curable stage. Surgical removal offers the...

Child Cancer Survivors Have Poor Health As Adults

Thirty years after their diagnosis, 40 percent of cancer survivors have a serious health problem and a third have multiple problems, including stroke, heart disease and kidney failure, according to the largest study ever done on cancer survivors who have entered...

Personality Influence on Cancer Risk

A new study in rats suggests a link between personality and cancer susceptibility. Researchers at the University of Chicago say timid rats were more likely to develop cancer and to die sooner than more “adventuresome” rats. The findings suggest the need to examine the...