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Sitting Linked to Increased Risk for Cancer in Women

According to a study conducted by the American Cancer Society, sitting too much can raise cancer risk in females. The study shows that women who spend 6 hours or more of their time sitting have increased cancer risk by 10% in comparison to the women who spend 3 hours of their time per day sitting.T ...

The 5 Distinct Types of Prostate Cancer in a Recent Study

Dr. Alastair Lamb, MD, from the Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and colleagues reported that prostate cancer can now be categorized into five distinct genetic categories. Dr. Alastair L ...

Uncovering the Roots of Recurring Cancer

The biggest fear of cancer survivors is that the cancer could recur later. In rare cases, it can return even when patients have been cured and free of it for years. But the good news is that scientists have presented genetic evidence that gives insight into why some cancers return. This might be he ...

E-cigarette Smoke Contains High Levels of a Cancer-Related Chemical

A recent study suggests that certain electronic cigarettes can contain higher levels of the cancer-causing chemical formaldehyde hemiacetal than regular cigarettes. Researchers discovered that using e-cigarettes at high temperature settings could produce vapor containing high levels of formaldehyde ...

Researchers Discover a Cancer Link to Smoking Hookah

A hookah pipe is a smoking apparatus, often decorative in appearance, containing a chamber for heating tobacco. The smoke is then drawn with a mouth piece through a rubber hose after passing through water. A single smoking session may last as long as one hour. Smokers often visit hookah bars&n ...

Could Fish Oil Cause Chemoresistance in Cancer Patients?

According to a new research, fish oil supplements may prevent the efficiency of chemotherapy for cancer patients. Mackerel, herring and three other fish oils are found to raise the blood levels of the fatty acid in patients with cancer. Dutch researchers conducted experiments on mice and discovered ...

Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk by Having More Sex

Men who want to lower prostate cancer risk should have more sex with their partners. This new prescription is based upon the evidence which shows that sexual activity helps men reduce a cancer risk. Doctors have come to a new notion thanks to the questionnaires from more than 3,200 men. According t ...