Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

 

Why Mammograms Cannot Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Because they are promoted as “life-saving,” mammograms are used to lead women to believe that they can safely and effectively detect breast cancer in its earliest stage. Due to this, about 68 percent of women over age 40 have received mammograms in the past two years. However, studies show otherwise. According to new findings, mammograms […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola: Antiperspirants May Cause Breast Cancer

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by author  |  3 Comments »

Applying antiperspirant is an important part of a woman’s hygiene. It blocks the pores that release underarm sweat and makes her feel fresh and confident all day long. But beware: Dr. Joseph Mercola warns that using an antiperspirant may increase your risk of breast cancer. A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola: Here’s Another Reason to Avoid CT Scans

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by author  |  4 Comments »

Relying on a CT scan to measure lung tumors is no longer recommended. A new study showed that radiologists reviewing images of the same patient taken just minutes apart found substantial “changes” in the tumors, in some cases noting they had gotten up to 31 percent bigger or 23 percent smaller. In about three percent […]

 
 

Smoking is Not the Only Lung Cancer Risk Factor

Posted on October 12th, 2010 by admin  |  5 Comments »

People who smoke increase their risk of respiratory illnesses like asthma and emphysema, of heart attack and stroke, and, of breast, lung, breast, stomach and throat cancers.

 
 

5 Tips to Help Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Posted on October 12th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among American women. If the American Cancer Society estimates are accurate, nearly 200,000 women would have been diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

 
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