An international study has found that a newly developed one-time targeted-at-the-tumor site radiation treatment for breast cancer is just as effective as the traditional radiation treatment that involves a daily exposure of the entire breast to radiation.
An international study found that men and women who drink over the recommended amounts of alcohol each day had an increased risk from cancer, but that risk went away if they stayed within the daily recommended limit.
A 2010 U.S. study relating the use of indoor tanning devices to the skin cancer melanoma goes into detail about which ultraviolet rays do more skin damage, along with other information that helps to pinpoint why any use of indoor tanning is linked to an increased risk of cancer.
An American/German study, which was published in March 2012, found that people who daily ate red meat had an increased risk from dying of heart disease or cancer. However, better eating can reduce that risk of mortality -- especially if hot dogs and bacon are eliminated from your diet, or at least reduced.
Breast cancer kills an estimated 39,500 women a year; yet if it’s detected early enough, the five-year survival rate is over 95 percent. Now, the new Breast Tissue Screening Bra provides women continuous screening in the comfort of their own clothes. In over three clinical trials, the bra correctly identified 92.1 percent of tumors, compared to the 70 percent accuracy of routine mammograms.