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January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
December 10, 2012
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
April 3, 2012
Coffee and Cancer
Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
February 27, 2012
Bacon and Botulism
The nitrite preservatives in processed meats such as bologna, bacon, ham, and hot dogs form carcinogenic nitrosamines but also reduce the growth of botulism bacteria, forcing regulators to strike a..
September 19, 2011
Cancer Prevention and Treatment May Be the Same Thing
Breast cancer can take decades to develop, so early detection via mammogram may be too late.
December 30, 2010
#1 Anticancer Vegetable
There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
December 29, 2010
Veggies vs. Cancer
A landmark study pitted 34 common vegetables against 8 different lines of human cancer cells.
November 22, 2010
Hot Dogs & Leukemia
How much cancer risk can be avoided through lifestyle change?
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