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2014-03-27 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-26 08:24:59

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest special issue of journal Gynecologic Oncology addresses the impact of obesity on gynecologic cancer patients, oncologists and cancer care delivery systems The journal Gynecologic Oncology, the official journal of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, is pleased to announce the launch of a special issue [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00908258/133 ] on gynecologic cancer prevention, treatment and...

2014-03-24 23:02:48

April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and if you make an appointment today with Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA, you will receive a free oral cancer screening. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry supports the fight by offering free oral cancer screening with appointment for the entire month of April. Oral cancer begins in the mouth or in the throat and it can be particularly dangerous...

2014-03-19 23:03:04

Colorectal cancer is third leading cause of death among Chinese Americans. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have the potential to serve as a valuable and culturally appropriate resource for promoting colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese immigrant community, according to a recent study. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death among Chinese American men and women. While colorectal cancer screening is a cost effective...

2014-02-11 23:01:33

American Journal of Epidemiology Selects Article Among Top Ten for 2013 Fremont, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Iona Cheng, Ph.D., a research scientist at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), along with researchers of the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) consortium, has been recognized for groundbreaking work unraveling how genes influence dietary preferences to cause weight gain and obesity. The research article based on this work has...

2014-02-03 23:24:46

Dr. James C. Wittig, Orthopedic Oncologist, promotes proper lifestyle changes and following recommended cancer screenings. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February is National Cancer Prevention month, a time to raise awareness and take into consideration the choices you can make to help reduce your risk for cancer. Although the causes of cancer varies from person to person, environmental and lifestyle factors can have an effect on cancer risk and prevention. According to the...

2014-02-03 23:23:54

National Cancer Prevention Day February 4, 2014, is a resolution introduced by Representative Steve Israel. Less Cancer’s efforts to bring attention to Cancer Prevention Day will include prominent speakers and a panel discussion led by Less Cancer board member and author of A World Without Cancer Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., Tuesday, 9:00 a.m., February 4, 2014, The Rayburn Building – Gold Room 45 Independence Ave., Washington, D.C. Washington , DC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Rep. Steve...

2014-01-31 23:00:10

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded grants of $10,000 each to four community organizations around the United States that support underserved communities. These groups run programs focusing on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Four community organizations on the front lines of the battle against cancer will receive a total of $40,000 in grants for cancer prevention education programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation announced. Each of the...

2014-01-21 23:24:10

New research could have mesothelioma doctors spicing up their treatment protocols. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on new research out of Vermont that suggests that curcumin, the primary component in the dietary spice turmeric, may be a powerful ally in the fight against malignant mesothelioma. The new study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, finds that curcumin may both attack existing mesothelioma cells and protect against the...

2014-01-13 12:28:26

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donations to the Prevent Cancer Foundation tallied more than $1 million when the sun came up on Sunday, the end of the non-stop, weeklong "Awesome Games Done Quick," (AGDQ) a video game marathon. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/DC45243) The fourth annual marathon, hosted by Speed Demos Archive, began January 5, with the goal of raising $500,000 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the only U.S. nonprofit...