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Fiber: An Important Breast-Cancer Fighter
New study finds that high intake of fiber-rich foods during adolescence may reduce breast-cancer risk.
Popular Prostate Cancer Treatment May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk
A new study links testosterone-lowering therapy with brain disease.
PUMPING IRONY: Clean Living — and a Clean Shave — Also Fights Cancer
As men increasingly opt out of PSA screenings, new research shows how healthy-living habits can protect your aging prostate — whether or not you sprout a moustache.
Midlife Fitness May Fight Cancer
A study suggests that exercise may ward off certain cancers as men age.
New Study: Surgery Not Best Option for Very Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Canadian researchers find mortality rates not affected by aggressive surgical intervention.
Low vitamin D levels linked to cancer and heart disease, studies show
The studies, which looked at data on more than one million people, confirmed previously reported evidence of the risks associated with vitamin D deficiency.
Culinary Spices and Cancer Prevention
Laine Bergeson on the cancer-fighting properties of spices.
7 Adaptogens for Health
Adaptogenic herbs like ginseng are great for battling stress and boosting your overall immunity, strength, and resilience.
PUMPING IRONY: Cancer and its Conundrums
My friend is taking a conventional approach to his cancer treatment, which is challenging my worldview — sort of.
Regular physical activity has been shown to help enhance cancer recovery by rebuilding patients' immune systems after chemotherapy.
Integrative Oncology: A Healthier Way to Fight Cancer
Integrative oncology enhances conventional treatment strategies. And its lessons could help more of us avoid cancer entirely.
How to Deal With the Fear of Bad News From Your Doctor
How to cope with a scary health diagnosis — without getting caught up in the chaos of fear.
PUMPING IRONY: Relax, It’s Only Cancer
I've always been leery of interventionist medicine, so I was happy to see a new study suggesting that ignoring a prostate cancer diagnosis is just as effective as treating it.
Cancer’s Favorite Sugar
The average American eats 70 grams of fructose per day — a number triple the recommended daily limit.
PUMPING IRONY: Redefining Cancer
The other day, I was playing golf with my two older brothers and a friend — all retired — and overheard my senior sibling mention that he had just been in to see his doctor.
Crazy Sexy Survivor: Kris Carr
A frightening cancer diagnosis changed Kris Carr’s life forever - in many ways, for the better.
Living Strong With Cancer
When an otherwise healthy, fit person who has “done everything right” receives a cancer diagnosis, it can feel unfair on many levels. Still, experts say, don’t ditch your healthy habits now — they may be some of your strongest allies in recovery.
Vital Nourishment: 2 Recipes for Cancer Survivors from Rebecca Katz
Looking to enhance your vitality - or to rebuild it after a health crisis? Author and cancer survivor Rebecca Katz sees great-tasting whole foods as a natural and delicious place to begin.