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Processed Foods: A Potential Cancer Risk
Eating highly processed foods like donuts and sugary cereals may increase your risk of developing cancer, according to a new study.
The Power of New Year's Resolutions
Don't give up yet. Those healthy New Year's resolutions may help you reduce your cancer risk, according to the authors of a new study.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How Diet May Affect Your Colorectal Cancer Risk
The foods you eat may have an impact on your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a new report.
Vitamin B and Lung Cancer: A Possible Link
Your high-dose B vitamin supplement may be raising your risk of lung cancer, a new study found.
More Cancer Types Linked to Obesity
A new study has linked obesity to eight more types of cancer.
The Longer You Weight
The longer women are overweight or obese as adults, the more likely they may be to get cancer, a new study found.
The Key to Cancer-Free
There's no sure way to prevent cancer, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can help a lot, a new study found.
Fast Food May Mean More Phthalates
Fast food may expose diners to potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates, a new study found.