Dark green leafy vegetables like kale and cruciferous vegetables like Brussels sprouts are full of cancer-fighting properties, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Paired them with endive, radicchio, and a tangy Dijon mustard vinaigrette for a bright, flavorful, healthy side.
Cancer Prevention Posts
Approximately 79 million people in the U.S. are currently infected with a human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and 14 million new infections occur each year. HPV is responsible for the vast majority of cervical cancers. HPV is also associated with cancers of the anus, mouth/throat, vagina, and penis. The CDC reports that each year in the U.S., 27,000 men and women are diagnosed with an HPV-related cancer. Even though many of these HPV-related cancers are preventable with a safe and effective vaccine, HPV vaccination rates across the United States remain low.
Recipe courtesy Harmons Grocery, adapted from www.loveandzest.com
Research by Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigators and colleagues found a decreased risk of endometrial cancer for coffee intake, and a decreased risk of cancer overall with tea intake. The findings were published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Pair this dip with crisp veggies for a healthy, tasty snack.
Shopping for cancer-fighting foods just got easier, thanks to a partnership between Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) and Harmons Grocery. The partnership came out of the organizations’ shared interest in teaching the public about healthy eating and how it can help prevent cancer and other diseases.
Everybody age 50 or over should talk to their doctor about a colonoscopy screening. If your doctor has recommended you get a colonoscopy but you’re dreading it, check out these myths and facts. Remember, a colonoscopy could save your life.
Here’s something green, healthy, and delicious to add to your St. Patty’s Day dinner.
This fresh, delicious smoothie is a great way to pack more fruits and veggies into your day. Apples and green leafy vegetables like kale and spinach are cancer-fighting foods, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Exercise helps reduce your cancer risk by helping with weight control. It also may help improve your hormone levels and the way your immune system works. Despite these health benefits, studies show that more than 50 percent of Americans do not engage in enough regular physical activity.
For Cancer Prevention Month, we’re highlighting the 5 behaviors that can prevent approximately 50 percent of cancers.
Brighten up your winter with this fresh salad. Healthy eating is an important part of maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, eating healthy may increase your responsiveness to treatment, reduce complications, and improve your quality of life.
Radon is a gas that can cause lung cancer. It has no smell and you can’t see it, so you could be breathing it in your home without knowing. Watch this video to learn how to find out whether your home has radon and what you can do to fix it.