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Today In the Kitchen: Diet, nutrition and cancer prevention

Recently, a nutritionist from the Arizona University Cancer Center spoke at the West Center on this topic. The presenter, Emily Nardi, is a registered dietitian and researcher, with a focus on public health. Understandably, the information was research-oriented, and for the most part, was not news....
May 3rd, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

International Prevention Research Institute established

An International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) has been legally established consisting of eight initial partners working with a large international network of experts.

 The iPRI will initially focus on prevention of chronic disease expanding from a solid base in Cancer to include Cardiology...
May 3rd, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Women more vulnerable to tobacco carcinogens

Women may be more vulnerable than men to the cancer-causing effects of smoking tobacco, according to new results reported this week at the European Multidisciplinary Conference in Thoracic Oncology (EMCTO), Lugano, Switzerland. Swiss researchers studied 683 lung cancer patients who were referred to a...
May 3rd, 2009 | News | Read More

Increased public support’ for use of human tissue

Public support for the use of human tissue in research has risen over the past decade, say researchers at Sheffield, UK. They found that 96% patients were happy for their tissue to be used in research, up from 89% in 1996. This is despite the adverse publicity surrounding tissue removed from children...
May 3rd, 2009 | News | Read More

Review: OMG! Cancer Summit for Young Adults

On Monday, May 4th at 5pm, the 2nd Annual OMG! Summit For Young Adults will be held at the Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall in New York City. The OMG! Summit offers patients and survivors in their late teens, 20s and 30s an incredible opportunity to organize, connect and unite as a global support...
May 3rd, 2009 | Cancer Support, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women

The 12th Annual EIF REVLON Run/Walk For Women in New York City was held on Saturday, May 2nd. On Saturday, May 9, 2009 join the team for the Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles. Fran Drescher, uterine cancer survivor and the Cancer Schmancer team, urges everyone to register and to get sponsors to support...
May 3rd, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events | Read More

Review: Veterinary Pet Insurance(VPI)

Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) is the nation’s oldest and largest health insurance provider for pets. The company was founded in 1980 to help end “economic euthanasia” of pets and is committed to making the miracles of veterinary medicine affordable for all pet owners. Veterinary Pet...
April 28th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Pet Cancer Websites | Read More

New Evidence On Folic Acid In Diet And Colon Cancer

New Evidence On Folic Acid In Diet And Colon Cancer Researchers in the United Kingdom and Texas are reporting a new, more detailed explanation for the link between low folate intake and an increased risk for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Their study reinforces...
April 28th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Blog Review: Darryle Pollack

Welcome to my blog… named in honor of all the times I’ve said “I never signed up for this….” -as a mother, artist, breast cancer survivor, wife, TV journalist. Because nothing seems to turn out the way we expect– I blog about handling the big and little things in life—...
April 26th, 2009 | Blogs - reviews | Read More

Dark Chocolate Fights Cancer

The great news is that in addition to being decadent and delicious, moderate amounts of dark chocolate may play a role in cancer prevention,” said Sally Scroggs, M.S., R.D., L.D., health education manager at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention Center. Recent research...
April 26th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More