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Cancer Prevention with Exercise

January 3, 2016

Cancer Prevention with Exercise – Shira Litwack The role of exercise in both cancer prevention and management is unfortunately not well known. Over the last 20 years there have been hundreds of studies proving the importance of the right exercise for cancer prevention and exercise It is very important to note that not all exercise […]

Father’s Age at Birth May Affect Daughter’s Cancer Risk

December 30, 2015

Father’s Age at Birth May Affect Daughter’s Cancer Risk Paternal age and the health effects it has on potential offspring have been the focus of many studies, but few have examined the effect parental age has on the risk of adult-onset hormone-related cancers (breast cancer, ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer). A team of City of […]

More Evidence that Exercise Prevents Cancer

December 30, 2015

More Evidence that Exercise Prevents Cancer A growing body of evidence continues to support previous research about the cancer-fighting benefits of exercise and link between physical activity and cancer prevention. Experts are now creating guidelines on diet and exercise, which for the first time puts exercise on an equal footing with nutrition. “We now believe […]

Risk Factors for Male Breast Cancer

December 30, 2015

Risk Factors for Male Breast Cancer It’s important to understand the risk factors for male breast cancer — particularly because men are not routinely screened for the disease and don’t think about the possibility that they’ll get it. As a result, breast cancer tends to be more advanced in men than in women when it […]

Exercise and Breast Cancer Recovery

December 30, 2015

Exercise and Breast Cancer Recovery The most common issues that plague post-mastectomy patients are upper-crossed syndrome and range of motion limitations in the affected shoulder. Upper cross syndrome is the combination of protracted (rounded) shoulders, forward head, cervical lordosis, winged-scapula, and thoracic kyphosis. As a result of these postural deviations, mastectomy, lymph node dissection, and/or […]

The Four Major Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer

December 30, 2015

The Four Major Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer – NCI Press Release  The four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer have been determined for the first time by researchers that have used national data to determine the incidence of the  by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors. These four subtypes respond differently to […]