Navigation Links
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
Date:4/12/2013

000 cancers can be prevented every year if more Americans stay lean. It's not a silver bullet, but preventing obesity can help prevent cancer," said Alice Bender, nutrition communications manager at the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Bender said that right now, only about half of Americans are aware of the link between obesity and cancer. There are seven cancers that have good evidence linking them to obesity.

And, a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables can decrease the risk of cancer, as can regular physical activity, according to Bender.

"We're making progress with smoking, but it took years of education and changes in indoor environments that made it harder to smoke. Now, the message is that staying lean will lead to healthier outcomes," Bender said.

"I think this report shows that people are becoming more and more aware that cancer doesn't have to happen all the time," she noted. "There are things we can do to reduce our risk."

More information

Learn more about cancer risk factors and what you can do to prevent cancer from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

SOURCES: Vilma Cokkinides, Ph.D., strategic director of risk factors and screening, American Cancer Society; Alice Bender, M.S., R.D., nutrition communications manager, American Institute for Cancer Research; April 11, 2013, American Cancer Society report, Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures 2013


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Make Your Office Green: MinuteHound Software Takes Great Strides Toward Cleaner and Efficient Technology
2. Bay Area Colon Cancer Support Organization Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation Hosts Anniversary Dinner
3. 5 big strides to fight lung disease in our tiniest patients
4. Michigan hospitals national leaders in preventing common and costly urinary tract infections
5. Preventing heart disease requires a universal approach
6. Preventing HIV infection with anti-HIV drugs in people at risk is cost-effective
7. Doctors Health Press Reports on German Study: Only 20% of Patients Get Colonoscopies, Important in Preventing and Diagnosing Colon Cancer
8. Protein balance key in preventing cancer
9. New cancer vaccine shows future promise in treating and preventing metastatic cancers
10. Scientists find promising new approach to preventing progression of breast cancer
11. DNA-repairing protein may be key to preventing recurrence of some cancers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
(Date:11/24/2014)... 2014 The Healthy Skin Care Journal, ... affordable skin care products, recently announced its launch. Located ... a wide variety of articles, tips, and evaluations about ... skincare alternatives. , According to Emily Lataille, the website’s ... includes thoroughly researched reviews, tips for the skin, and ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 ... will hold its 12th annual International Symposium on Malignant ... in Bethesda, Maryland. Daytime conference sessions will take place ... in Bethesda, while dinners, including a community dinner and ... Regency Bethesda. , Sessions will cover a range of ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... November 24, 2014 Abington Health ... MD has joined The Neurology Group and has ... Sclerosis Center. , A graduate of Vinnica Medical ... at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and completed ... Multiple Sclerosis Center at Weill Cornell Medical College. Ternopolska ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... A new sports massage technique available ... and massage therapy provider, announced it newest massage ... newest sports massage is a fast-acting, “to-the-point” ... sports massage and ESM is that ESM has ... "reset button,” and ESM can increase flexibility, elasticity, ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... November 24, 2014 Recently, SweetDressy.com, a ... unveiled its new collection of 2014 Evening Dresses. All ... According to the company’s marketing manager, the special offer ... for more. , Sweetdressy.com has been working well ... to unveil the latest designs. Their new dresses may ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Skin Care Advice Blog The Healthy Skin Care Journal Now Accessible to the Public 2Health News:2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Will Take Place at the National Institutes of Health Campus 2Health News:2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Will Take Place at the National Institutes of Health Campus 3Health News:Nataliya Ternopolska Named Associate Medical Director of Abington Health’s Multiple Sclerosis Center 2Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 2Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 3Health News:SweetDressy.com Unveiled A New Selection Of Evening Dresses 2
... able to delay the onset of the disease or even ... to a study presented today at the annual meeting of ... the results of our study, participating in a high-impact activity, ... least three times a week appears associated with more degenerated ...
... CHICAGO Women with a personal history of breast ... to mammography, according to a study presented today at ... America (RSNA). The American Cancer Society (ACS) guidelines ... with a known gene mutation or with a strong ...
... Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) in San Francisco have ... a mouse model of Alzheimer,s disease (AD). Humans with ... have abnormally low levels of an enzyme called EphB2 ... in such mice by gene therapy completely fixed their ...
... , SUNDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The contents of ... nutrition, a new study shows. U.S. researchers examined the ... of 5,930 students at 152 schools. The vending machines in ... value, including chips, sodas and sweets. In elementary schools ...
... , FRIDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- There are a ... Friday," says a University of Delaware researcher. Black Friday, ... holiday shopping season. "If people put a lot of ... who were likely to be the misbehavers on Black Friday," ...
... FRIDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- If you,re told that ... reaction and carefully consider the situation, advises an expert. ... temptation to respond defensively with ,not my child., Understand that ... professor of health services at Saint Joseph,s University in Philadelphia, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Light exercise may prevent osteoarthritis 2Health News:Women with personal history of breast cancer should be screened with MRI 2Health News:Gene therapy prevents memory problems in mice with Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Parents of Bullies Urged to Open Lines of Communication 2
(Date:11/22/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: ... European Union approved CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber to treat ... the Beacon of Light Award at last night,s ... Dr. Phillip Chan , Chief ... honor to be recognized by the New Jersey ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Statistics released from a number of organizations ... during the holidays, beginning with Thanksgiving eve, which is ... The data, highlighted in an Infographic ... of their annual Sober Days for the Holidays ... drinking and increased rates of DUI injuries and deaths ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Nov. 21, 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Drug Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. ... The Chinese recombinant protein drug market has been expanding ... ability and the like. During 2005-2013, sales of recombinant ... a CAGR of 19.1%, and it is projected that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 2CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 3CytoSorbents Wins Beacon of Light Award 4Alarming Stats Show Holiday Drinking an Issue for Many 2China Recombinant Protein Drug Industry Report, 2014-2017 2China Recombinant Protein Drug Industry Report, 2014-2017 3
... HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HASC ... serves patients in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, today announced ... subsidiary of HASCO Medical, has signed an agreement with ... of the agreement, SMM will be providing high-end rehabilitation chairs ...
... NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Merck & ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p074950/Merck--Co-Inc-PharmaVitae-Profile.html IntroductionThis analysis examines ... Co. in the prescription pharmaceutical sector. The profile ...
Cached Medicine Technology:HASCO Medical Signs Agreement With the State of Alabama 2Reportlinker Adds Merck & Co., Inc.: PharmaVitae Profile 2
Inquire...
... CLOtest Rapid Urease Test is recognized by ... urease tests because of its accuracy, convenience ... Marshall, MD. who, along with Robin Warren, ... correlation between H. pylori and gastric ulcers. ...
Serim PyloriTek Test Kit detects urease activity in gastric biopsy specimens for the presumptive identification of an Helicobacter pylori infection....
... The QuickVue H.pylori gII test is a ... qualitative detection of IgG antibodies specific to ... whole blood. It utilizes a convenient, non-invasive, ... aid physicians in the diagnosis of H.pylori ...
Medicine Products: