Quality of Life Better for Terminal Cancer Patients with Less Care at the End
Dying in the hospital and intensive care unit admissions in the last week of life accounted for the greatest negative variance in quality of life for terminal cancer patients according to a prospective, longitudinal cohort study published in the Archives of Internal 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.
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 include the following:
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:
While the price of springtime fruits and vegetables seems to increase each year, stocking up on specific cancer-fighting foods still makes economical sense,according to the cancer experts from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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?
Excessive intake of aspartame may inhibit the ability of enzymes in the brain to function normally, suggests a new study by scientists from the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. This new aspartame study, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, indicated that high consumption of aspartame may lead to neurodegeneration.
According to new research, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables appear to prevent lung cancer in smokers. The results of the study were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s Seventh Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research.
As many Americans continue to increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables in their diet in an effort to increase their health, wellbeing, lifespan and decrease their risk to diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions they may in fact be increasing their risk to several types of cancer because of the "healthy foods" they are buying at the market.
Vitamin supplements do not protect against lung cancer, according to a study of more than 77,000 vitamin users. In fact, some supplements may even increase the risk of developing it.