Cancer prevention

With a rising number in cancer diagnoses, we shouldn’t start caring about it once we get a positive diagnosis. While not all cancers are preventable, studies have shown that making some not so drastic changes in our daily lives, some can be prevented and can also improve the health of a cancer survivor. Some lifestyle…

Vaccines for Cancer prevention

There are two vaccines, the HPV (human papillomavirus) and  Hepatitis B vaccines, recommended for cancer prevention.  The human papillomavirus is a very common sexually transmitted infection, it is usually harmless and goes away by itself, but in some cases it can cause genital warts or cancer. There are more than 200 types of this virus,…

Exercise for Cancer prevention

In addition to keeping a healthy diet and controlling how much you eat, exercising is another way to maintain a healthy body weight to reduce the risk of cancer. Some types of cancer such as cancer in the uterus, stomach, breast, colon, gallbladder, bladder, rectum, esophagus, pancreas, and kidney have been associated with obesity. Also,…

Why should I buy cancer insurance?

No one wants to think about getting cancer but it can affect anyone at any time. If you do have to face it, cancer insurance can make this process a lot easier for you and your loved ones. While regular health insurance is good for hospitalization, medicine, surgery and emergencies, they may not cover the…

Healthy diet for Cancer prevention

Good nutrition is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight, two key ingredients in reducing the risk of a number of chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Good nutrition also improves your ability to fight off and recover from illnesses and injuries. The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recommends an…

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States

Cancer is a collection of diseases that begin as old or damaged cells start to divide and spread into surrounding tissues where they are not needed anywhere in the human body. When this happens they form growths called tumors. Malignant tumors can grow cancer cells, spread and travel to different places in the body and…