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Reduces Colorectal Cancer Risk By Reducing Inflammation

[Updated May 4, 2018] Dreamstime.com Of any cancer, inflammation has one of the clearest links with colorectal cancer. That includes cancers of the colon (large intestine) and rectum (tail end...

Processed Meats and Cancer: It’s Not Just Nitrates

...nasopharyngeal, and throat cancers. “The link between excessive table salt (sodium chloride) and cancer risk (especially stomach cancer) is compelling,” says Mason. “People should try to limit their average intake...

Diet-Related Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the US, with 140,000 new cases forecast for 2018. Research has linked dietary factors to colorectal cancer...

How Much Should You Worry About Meat and Cancer?

...recent report stating that processed meat raises the risk of colon, stomach and other cancers. The expert panel of 22 scientists from the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer...

Regular Workouts Reduce Uterus Cancer Risk by 30%

...physical activity as a means of reducing endometrial cancer risk. Women in developed nations have about a 1 in 40 risk of developing endometrial cancer in their lifetimes. About 43,470...
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Regular Workouts Reduce Uterus Cancer Risk by 30%

...physical activity as a means of reducing endometrial cancer risk. Women in developed nations have about a 1 in 40 risk of developing endometrial cancer in their lifetimes. About 43,470...

Exercise and Diet Changes May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Two new studies suggest ways that lifestyle changes can help postmenopausal women reduce their risk of breast cancer. In one study, National Cancer Institute researchers report that women who were...

Exercise May Cut Your Risk of 13 Types of Cancer

...were associated with a 10% lower risk for breast cancer, 16% for colon cancer, and 26% for lung cancer. Other cancers less likely among those exercising more were leukemia, myeloma...

No Link Between Folic Acid Supplements and Colorectal Cancer

A new American Cancer Society study concludes that theres no evidence folic acid from fortified foods or supplements increases the risk of colorectal cancer. Earlier research, including a 2007 Tufts...

No Link Between Folic Acid Supplements and Colorectal Cancer

A new American Cancer Society study concludes that theres no evidence folic acid from fortified foods or supplements increases the risk of colorectal cancer. Earlier research, including a 2007 Tufts...
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