Tag Archives: cancer

Young Adult Colon Cancer is on the Rise

Do you think that colon cancer is an “old person’s disease”? Guess again. New research shows that rates are rapidly rising in younger adults.

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“Chemo Brain”

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’d like to highlight “Chemo Brain” today. If you or a loved one has suffered through breast cancer, you may have heard …

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Aerobic Exercise Fights “Chemo Brain”

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  In honor of those fighting this horrible disease, I wanted to rerun my blog from February 23, 2016. If you or a loved …

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Healthy Active Lifestyles Prevent Cancer

20 percent to 40 percent of cancer cases and about half of cancer deaths could potentially be prevented through modifications to adopt a healthy lifestyle. A large proportion of cancer …

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Exercise Reduces Neuropathy During Chemo

Researchers at the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute discovered something simple and inexpensive to reduce neuropathy in hands and feet due to chemotherapy – exercise. Investigators in the exercise …

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