Articles about cancer prevention


The Link Between Health Literacy & Cancer Communication : Oncology Times

Last updated: 08/24/2019

In an era of increasingly complex advances in oncology, how can health professionals help cancer patients with low health literacy better understand their diagnoses and...

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Does Everything Cause Cancer?

Last updated: 08/14/2019

When the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a comprehensive review of the research last month linking red and processed meats to increased colorectal...

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Nuts and Lower Cancer Risk

Last updated: 08/14/2019

From A to W – almonds to walnuts – there are a lot of nuts out there to enjoy and all can play a role in a cancer-protective diet. AICR research finds there is not enough...

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Makeup of bacteria in pancreatic tumours linked to survival

Last updated: 08/14/2019

Scientists in the US have uncovered a link between the number of different types of bacteria found in the tumours of people with pancreatic cancer and...

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Recipe to Boost Your Fiber and Plant Proteins

Last updated: 08/04/2019

Add protein and cancer protection to your salads with quinoa and crunchy walnuts and green soybeans (edamame). It’s the perfect dish to supply you with fiber for cancer...

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When setting diet and exercise goals, be SMART

Last updated: 07/21/2019

When setting diet and nutrition goals, be SMART January 2017 : When setting diet and nutrition goals, be SMART When setting diet and exercise goals, be SMART A good goal-setting...

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Ask the Dietitian: Know the Myths and Facts about Cancer Prevention

Last updated: 07/10/2019

February is Cancer Prevention Month. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is leading a national campaign to help Americans separate the myths from facts about...

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Using Exercise to Combat Cancer-Related Fatigue – AICR Blog

Last updated: 06/25/2019

June is cancer survivor’s month – an opportune time to talk about new strategies to address a major side effect of many cancer therapies – fatigue. Side effects from cancer can...

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A New Survey Highlights Oncologists’ Perspectives and Practices with Regard to Obesity in Cancer Care – AICR Blog

Last updated: 06/24/2019

A new study shows that although oncologists are very aware of the link between obesity and cancer, they often do not refer patients to weight management interventions. These...

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Strategic Capacity Building: A Framework for Achieving a Robust, Representative Oncology Workforce

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Working with the ASCO Workforce Advisory Group (WAG) has been an enriching learning experience that highlights the challenges of a foreseeable significant oncology workforce...

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