This week marks Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. These type diseases may not get as much attention as others, but they are the sixth-most-common form of cancer in the world. Some 50,000 cases of oral, head, and neck cancers are diagnosed each year in the U.S.
In my last blog, I talked about the importance of exercise and maintaining a healthy weight and how it can reduce your breast cancer risk. Now I'd like to share with you one exercise technique that I have personally discovered to be of great benefit: Yoga.
Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that they are able to use PET scans to predict increased survival in cancer patients after just a single cycle of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
By checking YES on line 35 of the PA 40 income tax form, Pennsylvanians have contributed nearly $3 million for cancer research.
Each year, breast cancer will take the lives of roughly 40,000 American women. Fortunately, reduction in the use of hormone replacement therapy, treatment advances, and early detection through screening have helped reduce the mortality rate. Early detection, though, is a reactive tool at best; it is not prevention. Women know that they deserve better, and they are now aware that they must take more than just their breasts into their own hands— they must take all of their health matters into their own hands.
Cancer research is called into doubt as a new study shows that almost 90 percent of cancer research findings can't be reproduced.
April has been designated nationally as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. This cancer affects 37,000 Americans a year. Oral cancers are also labeled head and neck cancers and include such structures as the tonsils, tongue ,nose , cheek, parotid and the larynx (voice box). When found in the early stage, these cancers can be curable.
(Chester, PA) -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health estimates that more than 50,000 Americans will die from colorectal cancer this year, and another 143,000 cases are expected to be diagnosed. March also marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.