Physical activity is a known strategy helping to reduce the risk of breast cancer, particularly in postmenopausal women. It’s common after menopause for women to gain weight often in the abdominal area – belly fat – increasing the risk not only for breast cancer but also type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and other cancers. Now it looks like women should “feel the burn” even more to reduce their breast cancer risk.Read More
You know that the days of human travel agents, taxi drivers and switchboard operators are numbered, but you probably thought that that the jobs of highly-skilled pathologists weren't in danger from the coming AI apocalypse.
You might be wrong.Read More
To the “traditional” breast cancer risk factors, researcher Sanna Heikkinen from the University of Helsinki and Finnish Cancer Registry would add two more: the use of hormonal contraceptives and hair dyes.Read More
As the days get longer and the weather warmer that means one thing - more time spent outside in the sun. Already many of us are venturing outdoors enjoying the warm spring days but there is one thing we must always do before we head outside – put on our sunscreen. We’ve always known sunscreen use of SPF 30 or higher prevent sunburns but now researchers have proved it can also prevent melanoma, the most common form of cancer in the United States.Read More
What your parents did for a living, and where you lived, when you were born not only have an overall effect on your life, but could actually determine what specific types of cancer you will contract.Read More
A recent large study is strongly suggesting that one-quarter to one-third of all cancer cases including up to half of all cancer deaths could be prevented if we all practiced 4 lifestyle changes:Read More
Using new and innovative immune-therapeutic approaches to silence "don't eat me" signaling proteins recognized by specialized cells of the immune system, University of California, Irvine molecular biologists and their colleagues have identified an effective way to combat metastatic melanoma.Read More