Cancer Prevention

Don’t Ignore These Ovarian Cancer Related Symptoms

Often known as “the silent killer”, ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early because the ovaries are deep within the pelvis and initial symptoms are often ambiguous and non-specific. Too often the cancer goes undiagnosed until after the disease is far advanced and has spread throughout the abdomen or to…...

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Read about this week News Digest’s cancer research breakthrough headlines including National screening programs, a new drug for aggressive childhood brain cancer, HPV vaccination in Rwanda, and more. Original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/11/news-digest-nhs-staff-shortages-hpv-vaccine-in-rwanda-prostate-cancer-guidelines-and-sunscreen-chemicals/...

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£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Scottish science is set to receive a multimillion-pound boost to transform training for doctors who undertake cancer research – and help retain women scientists in the field. “If we’re to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, we need all our doctors and scientists to be able to reach…...

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Take a Bite Out Of Cancer: Foods that Fight Cancer

Fuel is important and our choices in fuel are equally so. In plain terms our bodies, and the immune systems they contain, are engines and fueling them correctly is a necessary preamble to fending off a cancer diagnosis. What many fail to recognize is that most cancers function like engines…...

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Eating for Cancer Prevention

  We’ve all heard about the importance of healthy eating and living for longevity, but how influential is it for cancer, specifically? Are diet and lifestyle influential enough to significantly reduce cancer formation and progression? The answer is “yes!” Approximately 30-40% of cancer diagnoses could be prevented by modest diet…...

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Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Kit

Research shows that at least 1/3 of all cancer cases are preventable! That means many lives can be saved with earlier detection. The AFCR Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit contains valuable information on how to help prevent cancer, as well as what to look for and how often to get…...

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Cocoa & cancer prevention

Who doesn’t love chocolate? When it comes to celebrating love and friendship, chocolate is the sweetest gift we can get from a loved one. However, there are consequences that aren’t that sweet! The truth is, dark chocolate contains powerful antioxidants called flavanols, but also includes cocoa butter, which has high…...

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Prevention Tips for Ovarian Cancer

Prevention Tips: Oral Contraceptives: Oral contraceptives reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, and longer-term use provides a greater reduction in ovarian cancer risk than shorter-term use. Although oral contraceptives can have a range of health effects, decisions about the use of oral contraceptives should be made on an individual basis,…...

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