I’m not sure we really need a breast cancer awareness month anymore.
Some cancers have bio markers that help oncologists detect them before they show-up on scans or in other tests. This HealthDay News article shares hope that there may soon be a marker to help catch lung cancer early:
This is an ongoing debate: Is soy good or bad for prostate cancer survivors? Here’s a comprehensive update, courtesy MedPage TODAY:
The son-in-law of a dear friend was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a few months back. I have been reading-up on it and keeping my eyes open for updates. Contributor Lisa Hill researched lifestyle choices that can increase—or reduce—the risk of developing this insidious cancer:
This report from the BBC may be a bit disconcerting for those of us where cancer runs in the family:
This is an important cancer-related study; so much so that Time Magazine featured it this week. Here’s an excerpt:
More news about oils. My last post highlighted the importance of substituting animal fats for vegetable oils. It focused on men. Today’s eye-opening article keys on a new way women may be able to prevent breast cancer: by consuming more fish!
This is a fascinating article. Switching to more vegetable-based fats is probably a good idea for everyone. But here’s some proof:
Here’s good news for those of you that like weed; a fun excerpt from our friends at Cancer Network:
Remember back 30 years or so when vitamin C was thought to be a miracle nutrient, able to cure everything from lyme disease to cancer? And how about vitamin E? That was supposed to prevent prostate cancer, heart attack and stroke.
There are currently few therapy options for patients with advanced stage pancreatic cancer. Yesterday I received this good news from our friends at the pharmaceutical company, Celgene, via a press release:
So many celebrities facing cancer just like the rest of us. Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a prophylactic double mastectomy has drown-out other celebrity cancer news; from Tommy Chong’s claim that diet and marijuana cured his prostate cancer, to Angie Everhart’s thyroid cancer diagnosis.
Reader David Haas sent me a link to a friend’s cancer website this morning. It is an awesome and inspiring site!
Last week I shared how my good friend and former business partner, Bruce Jesse, had been unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer.
Before we move forward on this one, I would like to vent a bit. Curing cancer? What a radical idea! Working in teams? Mmm, let’s see. Oh yes, I had my middle school students practicing that almost 30 years ago.
I know, I know. It’s easy to become numb to the endless new cancer therapy developments that never seem to pan-out. Well, I believe this one is different. This is the real deal:
I saved this article about some important news concerning Omega-3 fatty oils and skin cancer. Check it out this excerpt:
This is an alarming report! Here are two takes on things, beginning with the first part of an editorial from the New York Times, followed by another article about the report by the Boston Globe: