cancer

Growing List of Diseases Linked to Physical Activity

By Annette Pinder Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Beware, while evidence widely suggests that lack of exercise can cause a wide variety of diseases, lack of physical activity was never recognized as a risk factor for cancer — until now. According to Kirsten Moysich, PhD, MS, Distinguished Professor of Oncology in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control at Roswell Park Comprehensive Canc... »

American Cancer Society Study Links Radon Exposure to Cancer in Women

A new report finds a statistically-significant, positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of hematologic (blood) cancer in women. The study is the first prospective, population-based study of residential radon exposure and hematologic cancer risk, leading the authors to caution that it requires replication to better understand the association and whether it truly d... »

Can Dandelion Tea Cure Cancer?

Dandelion tea touted as possible cancer killer Trials planned at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre in Ontario CBC News  Posted: Feb 16, 2012 1:08 PM ET  Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012 2:16 PM ET  Read 66comments66 Researchers hope to test dandelion tea on patients at a Windsor, Ont., cancer clinic after it was found the roots killed cancer cells in the lab. (Pat Jeflyn/CBC) Facebook 356 Tw... »