Are you a smoker? Were you a smoker in the past? If so, then pay attention to these findings! Yearly CT scans of current and former smokers reduces the risk of death from lung cancer by 20%, according to a new study from the National Cancer Institute. The study enrolled 53,000 middle-aged and elderly current and past smokers who were screened annually for three years by … [Read more...] about CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths
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Have you wondered about the relationship of diet to cancer? There have been so many theories and guesses on the subject, and current information is still far from definitive. But, according to new studies, diet may be the cause of some 20% or more of cancers. The relationship appears to be with endometrial, gallbladder, esophageal, renal, thyroid, breast, pancreas, colon, … [Read more...] about Is Your Diet Putting You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?
This week I want to share a guest post from Jess Block Nerren. Her son has autism and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Here is her heartfelt story:Autism and pediatric cancer. Autism and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. No matter how you say those two together, it sounds tough.My son Royce, 8, with autism was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma about 60 days ago, on March 3, 2014.We went … [Read more...] about When My Child With Autism Was Diagnosed With Cancer
The following post is sponsored by Genentech’s Faces of MBC Get your box of tissues and be ready to be moved. Breast cancer has affected all of us in one way or another. As a mom, sister, daughter, friend, or co-worker, we are all familiar with the emotional rollercoaster that goes along with a breast cancer diagnosis. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we wanted … [Read more...] about Support a Loved One with Metastatic Breast Cancer