Cancer

Don’t Wait to Manage Your Weight

|   April 19, 2019   |   Cancer, Ideal Protein, Nutrition

Don’t Wait to Manage Your Weight

Did you know that 1 in 12 cancer cases is a result of excess weight? In fact, cancer diagnoses are rising in younger adults due to obesity. Obesity-linked cancer includes colon, gallbladder, kidney, uterus, pancreas, thyroid, and multiple myeloma—a bone marrow cancer.

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Why Happy Hour May Not Be So Happy

|   April 12, 2019   |   Cancer

Why Happy Hour May Not Be So Happy

Most who drink regularly do so without realizing their long-term risk for breast cancer increases with alcohol consumption. A new study reveals that even one drink a day can raise your risk. Don’t ignore the long-term effects alcohol can have on your health.

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Defining Breast Cancer

|   March 15, 2019   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Defining Breast Cancer

You may think you know what breast cancer is, but this one condition covers a myriad of terms, types, and classifications that are complicated to understand. Each of these refers to the quantity, size, spread, location, of cancerous cells and tumors.

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Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

|   January 25, 2019   |   Cancer

Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

There are a lot of things you can inherit through your family’s genetic traits. A propensity for cancer or certain other diseases are also genetic, including a disease known as Lynch syndrome that can put you at a higher risk for developing a number of cancers at an early age.

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Protect Your Bladder Before It’s Too Late

|   November 26, 2018   |   Cancer

Protect Your Bladder Before It’s Too Late

Despite staggering numbers that over 30 million adults in the United States suffer from bladder issues, we don’t talk about it or think about it enough. But this month, it’s time to evaluate the health of your bladder.

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Besides the Lumps

|   October 22, 2018   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Besides the Lumps

The most common sign of breast cancer is a new, painless lump with irregular edges. For this reason, self-breast examinations have long been touted as a good way to catch breast cancer early.

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Stop In The Name of Life

|   October 8, 2018   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Stop In The Name of Life

Most breast cancer patients don’t die from the primary tumor but from the spread of cancer cells to other parts of the body, especially to vital organs. It makes sense then, that researchers are working hard to tackle the spreading and stop the cancer before it becomes a death sentence.

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5 Changes Awareness Brings

|   October 1, 2018   |   Cancer

5 Changes Awareness Brings

October is recognized primarily for its one night of spookiness, costumes, and sugar, but there is a much better reason to celebrate October—Breast Cancer Awareness.

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