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What Should You Do If You Suspect a Family History of Cancer?

What Should You Do If You Suspect a Family History of Cancer?

What To Do If You Have a Family History of Cancer A family history of cancer can increase your risk of breast cancer. This increased risk may be due to genetics, lifestyle factors or other family traits. Although most women with breast cancer do not have a family history of […]

Low-Fat Diet: Does It Reduce Cancer Risk?

Low-Fat Diet: Does It Reduce Cancer Risk?

Does a Low-Fat Diet Reduce Your Cancer Risk? A low-fat diet restricts fat in the food that you eat daily. This diet is intended to reduce diseases such as heart disease and obesity. Reducing fat in the diet can make it easier to cut calories. This low-fat diet has helped […]

How Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients

How Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients

How Do Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients? Breast cancer research has made a lot of advancements in the last few years. By understanding more about our breasts, we have found that each person’s breast cancer case is different from the next. According to Scottsdale Healthcare’s Dr. Jasgit Sachdev, breast cancer […]

What’s New in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer & Ovarian Cancer?

What’s New in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer & Ovarian Cancer?

What’s New in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer? Genetic testing for breast cancer and ovarian cancer has evolved into an important way to determine your cancer risk, especially if cancer runs in your family history. Many patients often refer to BRCA1 & BRCA2 genetic testing to help us determine if […]

Pesticides in Food: Does it Cause Cancer?

Pesticides in Food: Does it Cause Cancer?

Do Pesticides in Food Cause Cancer? A Swedish grocery chain Coop did an experiment on a family of five went viral. This experiment examined the family’s urine to demonstrate the difference eating organic makes. Despite washing their fruits and veggies, there were pesticides in each family member’s body! It’s difficult […]

Sugar: Does it Increase Cancer Risk?

Sugar: Does it Increase Cancer Risk?

Does Sugar Increase Cancer Risk? Sugar is in almost in everything that we eat. We know that having too much sugar can cause us to gain weight and can negatively impact our health, but will it increase our cancer risk? According to 21st Century Oncology’s Dr. Brian Lawenda, determining if sugar […]