Posts Tagged ‘National Cancer Institute’

Alcohol and Cancer: What You Ought to Know

Saturday, December 18, 2010 12:15 1 Comment

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
When you raise your glass at this year’s holiday toast, choose your beverage wisely.
Research shows that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances of developing cancer, including oral cancer, breast cancer and liver cancer.
Yet, other research shows that drinking small amounts of alcohol may protect […]

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New Mammogram Guidelines Cause Confusion and Debate

Thursday, November 19, 2009 23:25 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Latest breaking news this week

New mammogram guidelines set by the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends that women begin breast cancer screening every two years starting at age 50, instead of every year beginning at age 40.
These new standards sent a shock wave throughout women and the […]

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