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2014-05-23 23:09:53

Community Shredding Events Will Take Place at Participating Locations across the Country to Help Raise Cancer Awareness (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 PROSHRED has teamed up with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) to create the 1st Annual “Shred Cancer” Nationwide Shredding Event! Participating PROSHRED locations across the country will be running shredding events on June 1st 2014, as the day falls on National Cancer Survivors Day. PROSHRED’s on-site shredding trucks will be...

Womb Cancer Risk May Be Avoided With Diet, Exercise
2013-09-12 13:21:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Women who exercise, eat a healthy diet and drink coffee are at a lower risk of developing womb cancer, according to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). A WCRF panel found evidence that body fatness and glycemic load are a cause of endometrial cancer, and physical activity and coffee can help protect against it. Endometrial cancer is the sixth most common cancer in...

Inactivity Increases Risk Of Cancer
2011-11-04 08:14:14

The analysis of a new major study has concurred with decades of research that being active means being healthy, and also reduces the risk of cancer. But just being active doesn´t mean you are fit for life. The new evidence suggests that people who have sedentary lifestyles, even when they do have exercise routines, are at an increased risk of cancer. The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research and presented at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)...

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2011-02-04 09:45:00

While a new study claims that one in every eight women in the UK will get breast cancer, experts are saying that many other forms of the disease are easily avoidable with a few simple lifestyle changes. According to Cancer Research UK, the number of British women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 was 47,700, an increase of more than 5,000 cases since 1999. Those statistics reveal that 124 cases were diagnosed per 100,000 women, compared to 120 per 100,000 in 1999, they added. "The biggest...

2011-02-04 07:59:00

GENEVA, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New estimates released today, on World Cancer Day, by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)[1] show that by eating a varied and healthy diet, undertaking regular physical activity, being at a healthy weight and limiting alcohol intake, about 340,000 cases of cancer in United States could be prevented each year. In fact, significant reductions in particularly common cancers could be achieved...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing projections that by 2030, America's senior population will reach 20 percent of the population - 78 million people - and new survey information showing that Americans feel increasingly helpless about their personal cancer risk as they grow older, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today highlighted the emerging research showing that even in later life, many cancers can be delayed or prevented through regular physical activity and a...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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