The American Cancer Society recommends colon cancer screening starting at age 50 (sooner if you have a family history of the disease), but few people are doing this. In the following survey, many said their providers don’t bring up the issue. However, I think it goes further than that. I do happen to discuss this […]
Living with Lung Cancer Workshop A free two-part telephone education workshop series for people living with lung cancer, their families, friends and health care professionals is scheduled for Feb. 23 (Part I) and June 14 (Part II). Both workshops are held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. Register online or call 800-813-HOPE.
Well the study may not have panned out as it was anticipated, however, it does lead one to believe that we really need to start eating better at a younger age. This is not to say that 50 is too late to start though. As always, take every study with a grain of salt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]
On an annual basis, millions deaths from cancer could be prevented. A recent study published in The Lancet medical journal reported that 12 types of cancer are caused by exposure to 9 risk factors. Which are the most common? Smoking Alcohol Not eating enough fruits and vegetables. If the majority of these deaths are preventable, […]