November 13, 2019
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer: What’s the Connection?
You may have heard that chronic inflammation is tied to the development of some serious diseases, including cancer. But how exactly are the two related, and is there anything you can do to keep chronic inflammation levels low? First, the basics... read more
November 1, 2019
Do Antioxidants Prevent Cancer? 5 Things to Know
Antioxidants are often touted as must-haves for optimal health, particularly when it comes to fighting diseases like cancer. But is the buzz justified? The compounds, which are present in foods and available as supplements, can play a key role in fighting... read more
November 1, 2019
Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs: What Women Should Know About Chemoprev...
Approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. But not every woman’s chances of developing the disease are the same, and those with more risk factors might benefit from taking chemoprevention agents. Chemoprevention... read more
October 11, 2019
Q&A About Ovarian Cysts
If you’re a woman with ovaries, chances are you’ve had an ovarian cyst at some point in your life—they’re very common. It’s possible that you never even knew it. Most of the time they’re harmless, don’t cause symptoms, and go away on their own. While most... read more
October 11, 2019
Are Mammograms Needed After Breast Reconstruction?
Over the years, routine mammograms have helped save countless lives. If you’re a woman who has had a mastectomy and breast reconstruction, you may think about that fact and wonder—do I still need to be screened for cancer in my reconstructed breast? “The... read more
September 20, 2019
Flu Shots for Cancer Patients: Seven Fast Facts
Everyday tasks can fall to the wayside when a family is dealing with cancer. But one must-do needs to stay on everyone’s radar: flu shots. Here are seven things to keep in mind. 1. Most people who’ve had cancer should get a flu shot. “The vast majority of... read more