There is strong evidence that eating at least three servings of whole-grain foods per day decreases the risk of colorectal cancer. Consuming whole grains also has been shown to promote cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. But what are whole grains?
Finding abnormal growths on your neck can be alarming. You know something’s not right, so you hop online, and a quick search reveals that among a long list of issues, it could be cancer. If the swelling or growth is around your Adam’s apple, it may be a goiter.
Survivorship and quality-of-life programs to help patients regain physical, emotional and spiritual health are an important part of cancer care. One area that experts say deserves greater attention — restoring sexual health — is the focus of a clinic specifically for women at Roswell Park.
In late August, fans around the world were shocked by the unexpected death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, who had not disclosed his four-year battle with colon cancer. His death shone a light on the fact that younger people, especially younger Black men and women, have a higher incidence of colorectal cancer — and a higher rate of death from the disease — than any other racial group in the United States.
Cancer and cancer treatments can increase the chances of serious injury from even a minor fall. Why? Because you may be at higher risk for bleeding (including internal bleeding) and a weakened immune system (which means even a small cut can allow a serious infection to take hold). Here's how to safeguard against falling.