Tag: cancer types

Higher Cancer Incidence in Males than in Females

For years, scientists have puzzled over why more males develop cancer than females: In some cancers, the ratio is two to one higher in males than females. Males carry about a 20 percent higher risk than females of developing cancer, which results in 153,000 new additional cases of cancer in

2. Beating Skin Cancer

Cancer is the name for a collection of related diseases. The distinguishing characteristic of all them is that cells divide, grow, and spread (metastasize) to other tissues of the body.
Skin cancer, then, is the abnormal growth of skin cells. It is responsible for one-third of all cancers in the United

Cancer Survivors Often Have Poor Diets

Surviving cancer is a major accomplishment, but many cancer survivors miss out on the opportunity to fight preventable health conditions with one of the most powerful weapons: diet.

By eating more nutrient-rich foods, such as legumes, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, and reducing low-nutrient foods, such as sweets, snacks and sugary

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