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Death rates from liver cancer surge in US - WTOL.com

Tue, 2018-07-17 14:20

WTOL.com

Death rates from liver cancer surge in US
WTOL.com
While the survival rate of the disease relatively stayed the same, the vast majority of liver cancer cases results from underlying liver disease. People who smoke, drink excessively, and/or have poor nutrition face higher risks of developing liver ...

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Blood cancer donations: 'I am literally giving the gift of life' - Palm Beach Post

Tue, 2018-07-17 13:45

Palm Beach Post

Blood cancer donations: 'I am literally giving the gift of life'
Palm Beach Post
Although an unusual treatment for most cancers, blood cancer can be cured through a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. The donation process requires health screenings, DNA matches, and a medical procedure to withdraw bone marrow or stem cells.

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Pardee UNC Health Care hosts cancer conversations webinar on July 27 - Mountain Xpress (blog)

Tue, 2018-07-17 10:01

Pardee UNC Health Care hosts cancer conversations webinar on July 27
Mountain Xpress (blog)
This month's webinar topic is “Eating Well: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention.” The program is free and open to the public. Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN, an oncology dietitian, will discuss five ways you can reduce your risk of cancer or a cancer ...

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Cancer and Dementia Are 'Diseases of Choice' According to University of North Carolina Textbook - Newsweek

Tue, 2018-07-17 06:55

Newsweek

Cancer and Dementia Are 'Diseases of Choice' According to University of North Carolina Textbook
Newsweek
He argued the book ignored socioeconomic factors such as the lack of access to healthcare and nutritional food for low-income individuals. Read more: Vegan YouTuber Who Claimed Raw Food Cured Her Cancer Dies From Disease. The book was written ...

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At These Hotels and Spas, Cancer Is No Obstacle to Quality Care - New York Times

Tue, 2018-07-17 03:06

New York Times

At These Hotels and Spas, Cancer Is No Obstacle to Quality Care
New York Times
Common nutrition plans include low-microbial diets, which lowers the risk of infection, while patients who have difficulty swallowing may need to stick to puréed food or liquids. “Training hotels on the potential requirements for clients with cancer is ...

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Cancer: Can testosterone improve patients' quality of life? - Medical News Today

Tue, 2018-07-17 01:32

Independent Online

Cancer: Can testosterone improve patients' quality of life?
Medical News Today
The most widely used approach to manage cachexia is special nutrition treatments, but these often fail to prevent or redress the loss of body mass. So, Dr. Sheffield-Moore and team decided to investigate the potential of testosterone based on existing ...
Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patientsIndependent Online

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'Cancer is a choice:' Mixed reaction to controversial UNC fitness course - WTVD-TV

Mon, 2018-07-16 21:24

WTVD-TV

'Cancer is a choice:' Mixed reaction to controversial UNC fitness course
WTVD-TV
"Especially the part about cancer is a choice, I don't believe that at all. I think that's just something that our bodies sort of naturally do and it's a very very unfortunate disease and I don't think we should be saying that people who have cancer ...

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Blood Test to Identify Individuals for Lung Cancer Screening - Medscape

Mon, 2018-07-16 13:36

Medscape

Blood Test to Identify Individuals for Lung Cancer Screening
Medscape
These patients were matched with 90 control patients from the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study and the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study (NSHDS). Mean age of the patients was 58 years; 69% were men.
Study Shows Biomarker Panel Boosts Lung Cancer Risk Assessment for SmokersImaging Technology News (press release) (blog)

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Textbook calls cancer a 'disease of choice' -- and it's required reading for UNC students - News & Observer

Mon, 2018-07-16 13:23

News & Observer

Textbook calls cancer a 'disease of choice' -- and it's required reading for UNC students
News & Observer
The online textbook, “21st Century Wellness,” also includes standard information about fitness, nutrition and health. It is read by students in a one-credit hour course called Lifetime Fitness, required of all undergraduates at UNC. Each year, nearly 5 ...

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Testosterone research brings new hope for cancer patients - Science Daily

Mon, 2018-07-16 09:06

The Hans India

Testosterone research brings new hope for cancer patients
Science Daily
Dr. Sheffield-Moore said doctors sought her expertise in nutrition and metabolism when patients were losing tremendous amounts of weight from cancer cachexia. She said that previous nutrition-focused treatment failed to combat this severe loss of body ...
Testosterone treatment raises new hope for cancer patientsThe Hans India

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Quinn on Nutrition: Value of red, white and blue - telegraphherald.com

Sun, 2018-07-15 23:43

telegraphherald.com

Quinn on Nutrition: Value of red, white and blue
telegraphherald.com
Fruits and vegetables such as cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, pomegranates, red peppers and watermelon contain phytonutrients that help guard our cells from damage and might help reduce our risk for several types of cancer, including prostate cancer ...

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Balanced diet may be key to cancer survival | Health24 - Health24

Sun, 2018-07-15 21:01

Health24

Balanced diet may be key to cancer survival | Health24
Health24
According to CANSA, 100 000 South Africans are diagnosed with cancer each year with a survival rate of six out of ten. Eating a nutritionally balanced ...

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New hope: How testosterone therapy can prevent drastic weight loss in cancer patients - Economic Times

Sun, 2018-07-15 20:31

Economic Times

New hope: How testosterone therapy can prevent drastic weight loss in cancer patients
Economic Times
While the medical fraternity is working on better cures for cancer, there are some simple alterations one can make to one's diet to prevent the feared disease. The food we eat can affect our risk of developing cancer, both directly and by helping us ...
Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patientsDaily Pioneer

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Angelina Jolie's Doctor Says It's 'Crystal Clear' That Meat And Dairy ... - Plant Based News

Sun, 2018-07-15 11:12

LIVEKINDLY

Angelina Jolie's Doctor Says It's 'Crystal Clear' That Meat And Dairy ...
Plant Based News
Surgeon to the stars, Dr. Kristi Funk, has gone on record saying that nutrition is the number one contributor to breast cancer risk - and that meat and dairy are ...
Meat and Dairy Cause Cancer, Says Angelina Jolie's Breast SurgeonLIVEKINDLY

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Testosterone Effective at Combating Cachexia in Cancer Patients - Technology Networks

Sun, 2018-07-15 09:22

Technology Networks

Testosterone Effective at Combating Cachexia in Cancer Patients
Technology Networks
Dr. Sheffield-Moore said doctors sought her expertise in nutrition and metabolism when patients were losing tremendous amounts of weight from cancer cachexia. She said that previous nutrition-focused treatment failed to combat this severe loss of body ...

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Cancer Survival: Before and After the Battle - Precinct Reporter Group

Sun, 2018-07-15 00:43

Precinct Reporter Group

Cancer Survival: Before and After the Battle
Precinct Reporter Group
By Dianne Anderson. Cancer survivors, numbering about 37 million in America, know the drill of what cancer patients are still learning – that diet, exercise, proper nutrition, and the right attitude are essential from the first diagnosis to disease-free.

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Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patients - The Tribune

Sun, 2018-07-15 00:12

The Tribune

Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patients
The Tribune
She said previous nutrition-focused treatment failed to combat this severe loss of body mass. “We already know that testosterone builds skeletal muscle in healthy individuals, so we tried using it in a population at a high risk of muscle loss, so these ...
Testosterone therapy could prevent weight loss in cancer patients: StudyDeccan Chronicle

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Pre-diagnostic circulating insulin-like growth factor-I and bladder cancer risk in the European Prospective ... - UroToday

Sat, 2018-07-14 01:14

Pre-diagnostic circulating insulin-like growth factor-I and bladder cancer risk in the European Prospective ...
UroToday
We investigated the association of pre-diagnostic plasma concentrations of IGF-I with risk of overall bladder cancer and urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) in a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and ...

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15 Health Benefits of Blackberries - Care2.com

Fri, 2018-07-13 18:32

Care2.com

15 Health Benefits of Blackberries
Care2.com
Blackberries are more than delicious, they are packed with nutrition and offer a wide variety of health benefits, from boosting digestion to improving collagen formation in the skin, as well as anti-cancer capacity. Here are 15 different health ...

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