Fish Oil May Hinder Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Fish oil supplements, and even certain fish, may hinder the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer increases the risk of stroke independently of other stroke risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes.

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Proton Pump Inhibitors, Gastric Pre-Cancerous Lesions

It has been suggested that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may promote the development of pre-cancerous lesions in the stomach and increase the occurrence of stomach cancer.

Vaccine Could Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

A vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90% of all cervical cancers.

Obese CRC Patients, Second Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer.

ASTRO: New Choosing Wisely Guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that should be discussed before being prescribed.

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Too Much of a Good Thing With Dietary Supplements May Up Health Risks

Too Much of a Good Thing With Dietary Supplements May Up Health Risks

A forum at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015 warns that use of over-the-counter dietary supplements may increase the risk of multiple health conditions and diseases if more than the recommended daily dosage is taken by patients.

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Promising in Melanoma

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Promising in Melanoma

Pembrolizumab, ipilimumab, and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers

Changes Expected in Breast Cancer Rates

Changes Expected in Breast Cancer Rates

Overall, breast cancer could rise by as much as 50 percent within the next 15 years

Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower GI Cancer Risk

Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower GI Cancer Risk

Greatest benefit from aspirin required taking it for at least 16 years

Longer Nighttime Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Longer Nighttime Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Improving biomarkers of glycemic control thought to decrease breast cancer risk

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