Posts Tagged "cancer risks"

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in Cancer

Listen to the 2.9.15 Medical Rewind show to hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article *********************** Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity. WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Fewer than half of Americans are aware that some major lifestyle factors can affect their cancer risk, a new survey suggests. Instead, many people worry about cancer-causing claims that aren’t back by scientific evidence — such as stress or hormones in foods, according to the survey done...

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Health Tip: Factors That May Contribute to Prostate Cancer

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 in Announcements, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Health Optimization

(HealthDay News) — Only about 5 percent to 10 percent of prostate cancer cases can be attributed to cell changes that men inherit from their parents, the American Cancer Society says. The remaining cases can be traced to cell changes that occur during a man’s lifetime. What increases a man’s chances of undergoing those cell changes and developing prostate cancer? The ACS offers this list of risk factors: • The primary risk factor is being older than age 65; about two of every three cases of prostate cancer occur in men of this age group. • Being of African-American descent,...

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