The journal Plos Medicine published a “longitudinal” study–meaning that it followed people over time–which showed that the longer a woman was overweight or obese, the greater her risk of several cancers.
Doctor Michael Greger presents some interesting data that helps explain why a plant-based diet is an Anticancer diet.
Researchers in New Zealand find that while higher alcohol consumption is worse, even low to moderate consumption can cause the development of seven cancers, including breast, colon and liver.
A University of Pittsburgh study found that sulforaphane activates a genetic detoxification process with the potential to prevent head and neck cancers.
A study in JAMA Oncology reports that 20-40% of cancer cases and half of all cancer deaths can potentially be avoided by making modifications in lifestyle: no smoking, limited alcohol, healthy weight, and 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week.
A study presented at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago found that eating a Mediterranean diet, featuring olive oil, vegetables, fruits, and fish, sharply reduced the odds of breast cancer recurrence in the three years the patients were followed.
A study shows that even if you have certain genetic mutations that predispose you to getting breast cancer, you can lower your risk of getting breast cancer by 30% with some basic lifestyle modifications: no smoking, low alcohol intake, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding HRT (hormone replacement therapy).
An important study revealed a strong and positive association between a mixture of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the blood and breast cancer risk.