Cancer remains to be at the top of the list of the most common causes of death across the world, and studies show there are many everyday items being used by most of the population contributing to this increased risk of cancer. Are these everyday cancer risks in your daily life?
Cancer remains to be at the top of the list of the most common causes of fatalities. This fatal disease can affect anyone. And there are everyday items that increase the risk of cancer. These items that can bump up your cancer risk include:
Women who regularly work into the early hours can be nearly four times as likely to develop breast cancer, according to the findings published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
According to new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, drinking coffee protects against head and neck cancer.
Regular consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, and the effect appears to be slightly stronger with regard to more aggressive forms of prosttae cancer, according to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Prostate Cancer study, published online in The Prostate.
More than one third of the 12.6 million cancer survivors in the United States have physical or mental problems that put their overall health in jeopardy, according to a new Wake Forrst University study published in the October issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
The study funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), found that 25 percent of cancer survivors reported poor physical health and 10 percent reported poor mental health as compared to 10 percent and 6 percent, respectively, of adults without cancer.
Many people use indooor tanning beds, with the assumption that it is safer than the sun, and that there is little risk for sunburn and skin cancer. However, a new study by The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) may shed new light on the safety of indoor tanning beds.
New research adds to the growing body of scientific evidence suggesting that there’s a link between allergies and reduced risk of brain tumors. This study suggests the reduced risk of brain tumors is strongest among women with allergies, than men, although men with certain allergy profiles also have a lower brain tumor risk.