Lifestyle, diet, exercise, and cancer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has recently issued a new “booklet” (it’s about 90 pages in length) entitled, The Science of Living Well, Beyond Cancer. … READ MORE …

Why we get cancer: genetics, lifestyle, and just sheer chance

It has long been understood that many cancers occur as a consequence of errors in the replication of the genetic materials of cells (usually DNA) during the normal process of cell growth and replication. … READ MORE …

“Survivorship is not a passive sport”

Some readers of this blog may get some insights by reading a blogpost on the CancerNetwork web site with the above title. … READ MORE …

Obsession as a key to the recent omega-3 fish oil puzzle: omega-3s OK after all?

There has been intense discussion of our report on a recent paper suggesting that there may be heightened risk for prostate cancer diagnosis associated with high levels of consumption of fatty fish (e.g., salmon) and fish oil supplements. … READ MORE …

Aggressive prostate cancer and WCRF lifestyle recommendations

According to information in a media release posted on the UPI.com web site yesterday, a newly published study in the journal Nutrition and Cancer has shown that “Eating right, exercise and other lifestyle changes may help prostate cancer patients reduce risk of aggressive tumors.” … READ MORE …

How to cut your overall risk for all cancer by 51 percent, BUT …

There has been significant media coverage of a recent article in the journal Circulation. The article reports that individuals enrolled in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study were able to cut their overall risk for cancer by 51 percent. … READ MORE …

Two good articles in PCRI Insights this month

The February issue of PCRI Insights includes a couple of articles that will be of potential interest to a lot of readers of this blog. … READ MORE …