We have all heard that taking a low dose aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke, but recent studies taken in 2016 and 2017 have found that regular use of aspirin may have another very important effect on Cancer. Studies show that using aspirin daily can decrease the risk of developing or dying from some types of cancer, including breast, colon and pancreatic.
More women with cancer in one breast are having double mastectomies. That might not be a good idea. For years, doctors and researchers have been concerned about a surprising trend: More and more women with early-stage cancer in one breast were choosing to have double mastectomies to reduce the risk of cancer in the other. Read More
Adding immunotherapy to RFA may benefit colorectal cancer patients with liver metastasis.
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a procedure to treat liver metastases in patients with colorectal cancer, was found to induce antitumor immune responses in human samples of primary colon tumor, and mice treated with a combination of RFA and an immune checkpoint inhibitor survived Read More
Reviewed by Wendy Marcason
Chances are your life has been touched by cancer — whether you, a parent, friend or even a child has been diagnosed. While cancer can leave us feeling helpless, the good news is that there are measures you can take to help prevent the disease. Your diet is one of the most important factors under your control. This year, an estimated over half a million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and more than 1.68 million men and women will be diagnosed with this devastating illness. Lifestyle changes, along with early detection, can prevent nearly half of all cancer deaths. Read More