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tomatoes fight prostate cancer
2014-08-28 04:42:17

Men looking to reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer could benefit by consuming at least 10 servings of tomatoes per week, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

2014-04-18 12:04:30

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat.

Gene-Diet Interaction Explains Beef Cancer Risk
2013-10-24 12:55:21

Researchers say they have discovered an interaction that could explain the link between eating meat and colorectal cancer risk.

2013-08-16 10:15:47

People who reported dietary intake that was most consistent with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans had lower risk of pancreatic cancer.

Snacks Laden With Sugar Linked To Colorectal Cancer Risks
2013-07-16 14:27:44

Cookies, candies, soft drinks and other sugary foods can increase a person's risk of developing bowel cancer, according to new research appearing in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention.

2012-05-04 21:21:14

An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from honeybee hives arrests the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumors in mice.

2011-09-28 05:53:31

Specific fruits and veggies reduce risks of Colorectal Cancer (CRC), some veggies help prevent proximal and distal, while others just help to prevent distal CRC.

2011-09-26 13:15:34

The effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on colorectal cancer (CRC) appear to differ by site of origin.

2010-04-21 07:37:06

High dietary fiber intake was associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer when researchers used data from food diaries but not when they used data obtained from food frequency questionnaires.

2010-04-19 14:08:07

People who eat meat frequently, especially meat that is well done or cooked at high temperatures, may have a higher chance of developing bladder cancer.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.