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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 ...

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 ...

4 Ways Cancer Patients Can Cope With Anger

Anger is a natural response to living with cancer for most cancer patients. People who are diagnosed with cancer react differently but for most of them, anger is the first emotional reaction. People who are diagnosed with cancer are often angry because the disease has disrupted their life ...

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 ...

Men Can Develop Breast Cancer, Too

Breast cancer is usually considered a condition that only women can develop, but men can also be affected. According to statistics, about 2,350 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States in 2015.This type of cancer is a rare cancer that can occur at any age, but it is most common ...

6 Myths About Breast Cancer Risk Factors Every Woman Should Know

Statistics show that 1 in 8 women in America will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the time they reach 85. These numbers are frightening, which is why this type of cancer causes the most worry among women. Because of this worry, there are some common myths and false information that make women av ...

Cancer Treatment & Reproductive Health

Fertility is an important issue to consider when cancer treatment is involved. Patients who are at a childbearing age (and hope to one day have children) should talk to their care team about the negative impact cancer treatments can have on their present and future fertility.Dr. Emily S. Jungh ...

Limited Sunlight Poses High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

According to a new research, people who live in cloudy regions do not get enough vitamin D from the sun and may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer.A co-author of the study, Dr. Cedric Garland, who is an assistant professor with the San Diego School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medi ...

Coping With Hair Loss After Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment brings about a lot of side effects and hair loss is one of them. Hair loss can be distressing, especially for people who love their hair and who feel it is a significant part of their appearance.Before you start your treatment process, ask your cancer team if you are going to lose ...

Coping With Cancer and Other Chronic Medical Conditions

While you are coping with the emotional, physical and other challenges related to a cancer diagnosis, ignoring other long-lasting medical conditions you may have can be easy. But, these conditions and the way you deal with them usually have a great impact on your cancer treatment plan and its succe ...