Cancer Prevention

Cancer and Alcohol

Cancer and Alcohol Infographic

Drinking alcohol raises the risk of some cancers. Drinking any kind of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat, larynx (voice box), esophagus, colon and rectum, liver, and breast (in women). The less alcohol you drink, the lower the risk of cancer.

Healthy Choices

You can reduce your risk of getting cancer by making healthy choices like keeping a healthy weight, avoiding tobacco, limiting the amount of alcohol you drink, and protecting your skin.

How to Prevent Cancer or Find It Early

What Is Cancer?

Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and can invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer is not just one disease, but many diseases. There are more than 100 kinds of cancer. For more information, visit the National Cancer Institute’s What Is Cancer?

NAILED Endocrine Disruptor In Nail Polishes Gets Into Women’s Bodies

by Johanna Congleton, Senior Scientist

It’s not surprising that many nail polishes contain potentially toxic chemicals. Now a study conducted by researchers at Duke University and EWG finds that at least one of those chemicals could be ending up in your body.

10 Cancer-Fighting Charities Doing Amazing Work

Cancer is a word no one wants to hear. A diagnosis comes with shock, fear and much heartache. Unfortunately, far too many families are forced to hear it and watch as their loved ones fight to overcome the cruel disease.

Amidst all that pain, however, there are amazing people fighting to help those facing cancer and to eliminate it from our world forever. While they can’t yet offer the cure everyone wants, they are making the journey a little easier and the future outlook brighter.

American Cancer Society

Are New Year's resolutions a bad idea?

Living a healthy life is a great way to lower your cancer risk, but some experts believe that a resolution may not be the best way to that.

As the new year approaches, many people make resolutions or pledges to be healthier. And while living a healthy life is a great way to lower your cancer risk, some experts believe that a resolution may not be the best way to do that.

Stress Free Holidays!

By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

The cooking, the shopping, the decorating, the parties and the gift giving can consume, overwhelm and exhaust you this time of year.  So, how do we enjoy rather than stress out during this holiday season?

Here are the top 10 ideas for stress free holidays!