Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

Diet, exercise, and weight control may prevent some cancers

According to a report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research eating a nutritious diet, being physically active and keeping body fat under control may prevent: 38% of breast cancers, 45 percent of colorectal cancers, 36 percent of lung cancers, 39 percent of pancreatic cancers, 47 percent of stomach […]

Cancer Cost

As a colon cancer survivor (surgery 1/19/05) I am acutely aware of the financial impact that cancer has on the individual as well as its impact the world and American economy. According to a study by Virginia Commonwealth University , “ their human-capital analysis put the figure at $116 Billion in 2000 and a projected […]