Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Holiday Hunger

Holiday food temptation is everywhere. It’s at the office, the homes of family and friends, and possibly even in your own home. Don’t let your excessive eating spiral out of control. MD Anderson has the perfect plan to help you avoid those extra holiday pounds, while still indulging in your favorite...
December 21st, 2011 | News | Read More

Cancer Care Blog

Many of us put off taking really good care of ourselves until a diagnosis of cancer forces us to pause and focus on our own needs. Then, between treatments and trying to maintain their health, patients often tell me that they feel as if it is a full time job. Given the challenges of radiation or chemotherapy,...
December 3rd, 2010 | Blogs-contributors, Cancer Blogs, Dr. Diane Hastings | Read More

Foods as Medicine for Cancer Prevention & Healing

Foods as Medicine for Cancer Prevention & Healing
By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) Edited by Dina Eliash Robinson, Editor-in Chief- Pink ribbons and shop window decorations herald its designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month every October, Some people carry the reminder year-round—as did a hot hunk I recently...
September 15th, 2010 | Featured Article, Nutrition | Read More

Vitamins Increasing Breast Cancer Risk . . . What’s Up With That?

It can be dizzying trying to follow all the different studies regarding breast cancer. Like some of you I want to do all I can to prevent this horrible disease or at the very least reduce my risk factors. So I was a tad alarmed when I read about a recent study that came out about vitamins increasing...
April 3rd, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Avoiding Breast Cancer With Lifestyle Choices. . . Is It Really That Simple??

A new study was recently released about decreasing the incidence of breast cancer with changes in lifestyle specifically exercise and diet. If women lost weight and just exercised more they could decrease their chances of getting breast cancer. It cites that “25-30 percent of breast cancers could...
March 26th, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Review: Colon Cancer Alliance

Review:  Colon Cancer Alliance
The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is a national patient advocacy organization and a leader in eliminating the suffering and death caused by colorectal cancer. The Colon Cancer Alliance informs the public that most deaths from colon cancer will be prevented if everyone is screened.
February 8th, 2010 | Cancer Websites, Colon Cancer | Read More

Review: World Cancer Campaign

Review: World Cancer Campaign
February 4th 2010 is World Cancer Day. Led by UICC and its members with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), this campaign hopes to raise awareness of cancer prevention. Each year, over 12 million people receive a cancer diagnosis and 7.6 million die of the disease. This coming February,...
January 20th, 2010 | Cancer Information, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: Lung Cancer Alliance

The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to providing patient support and advocacy for people living with or at risk for the disease. An average of 439 people a day will die of lung cancer. It is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States among...
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Lung Cancer | Read More

Review: Breast Thermography

Information on the role of thermagrams in detecting breast cancer can be found on This site is dedicated to providing information on breast thermography, risk assessment, breast cancer, early detection, prevention and ultimately the preservation of the breast and the survival...
July 18th, 2008 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites | Read More