Health News

When to Talk About The End
One of the stark and sad realities of cancer is that not everybody beats it. Knowing that the end could be near and talking about it may be a wise choice for some.
A Scary New Sugar High
It’s not just how much you eat, it also may be what you eat that matters when it comes to living beyond cancer. A new study shows this very likely is true for colon cancer patients.
Sipping Away Cancer Risks
Drinking green tea has been associated with everything from longer life to improving memory. It’s healthy stuff that may keep our DNA strong. Green tea may be adding a new anti-cancer benefit to its resumé.
Realistic Expectations Are a Good Thing
Hope is an important part of fighting cancer. But unrealistic optimism in the final stages of cancer can influence important patient decisions.
Aspirin May Be a Cancer Knock-Out
Colorectal cancer is one of the diseases that daily aspirin therapy may prevent. This inexpensive over-the-counter drug may now be useful in helping some colorectal cancer patients live longer.
Bridging the Colon Cancer Education Gap
Screening for cancer is the first step. Across the country though, there are gaps in the knowledge and understanding to get that step done.
Folic Acid and B Vitamins Don’t Cut Cancer Risks
We just learned recently that long-term use of multivitamins helps lower the risk of cancers in men 50 years and older. A new study finds that a specific supplement doesn’t offer much help.
Red Meat For Bladder Cancer
High red meat consumption has been associated with increasing a person’s risk of particular cancers. Another form of the disease has been added to the list.
The Lost Years of Cancer
The big C takes a chunk out of human life, wherever it appears – in whatever form. The lost years and the lost productivity take their toll not just on individuals and their families – but the entire world.
Moving Fast with a Cup of Joe
While that good cup of coffee gets your day going, it can also help the bathroom flow, even among patients having colon surgery.