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The Scoop: Sugar and Cancer Risk

The Scoop: Sugar and Cancer Risk

It’s true that glucose, the form of sugar that circulates in your blood, is fuel for cancer cells, but healthy cells need glucose too. The rapid growth of cancer cells means they need more fuel than normal cells. Thus, some people have suggested that avoiding all sugar could “starve” cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Causes: What You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk

Pancreatic Cancer Causes: What You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk

Patrick Swayze. Steve Jobs. Luciano Pavarotti. Michael Landon. They’re just a few of the public figures who have succumbed to pancreatic cancer. In the vast majority of people it touches—rich or poor, famous or anonymous—pancreatic cancer causes death. In fact, while mortality rates for many other cancers are declining, deaths

Ovarian Cancer Remains Difficult to Diagnose

More than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the U.S. each year, and more than 14,000 die from it. The current five-year survival rate for the disease is less than 46 percent, though this is an improvement on the 36 percent of women who survived for five years

Research Roundup: June 2013

Eating walnuts may lower risk of diabetes. Higher walnut consumption is linked with a significantly lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women, according to data in the Nurses’ Health Study and Nurses’ Health Study II. Researchers followed more than 137,000 women, ages 35 – 77 years, for 10 years.

Researchers At International Summit Cite New Links Between Diet And Cancer

A report from the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, July 17-18, 2003, Washington, D.C. Diet may influence the development of certain cancers more than previously thought, according to new research. The research results were presented at the annual conference of cancer researchers sponsored by the nonprofit American Institute for

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