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Cancer Death Rate Has Its Biggest Single-Year Drop Reported

The United States cancer death rate experienced its biggest single-year drop ever reported in 2017, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer death rates in the United States dropped 2.2% during 2017, the American Cancer Society said Wednesday according to the Washington Post. This drop is partially due to medical and societal gains against lung cancer reflected in both falling ...

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If Democrats Can Cure Cancer, Why Not Cure …???

In case you missed the latest Democrat Party breaking news, ‘Sleepy’ Joe Biden states “I promise you if I’m elected president you’re going to see the single most important thing that changes America. We’re going to cure cancer.” Should anyone challenge this defender of swampiness? If you were one of the millions of terminally ill cancer patients, how would you ...

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Five Myths and Facts About Cancer Prevention

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — February is Cancer Prevention Month. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is leading a national campaign to help Americans separate the myths from facts about cancer risk. Throughout the month, AICR will debunk cancer misperceptions and empower Americans with accurate, evidence-based advice on cancer prevention. MYTH 1:Cancer is often genetic – I can’t do anything about ...

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Cancer Deaths Plummet Dramatically Over The Last 25 Years

Life expectancy in the U.S. may be on a downward trend, but a recent study marked a bright spot: cancer deaths have dropped for 25 years straight, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report published Tuesday. In fact, cancer deaths dropped 27 percent from 1991 to 2016, according to the report. “But there is still a long way to ...

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Study: Eating Dinner Early Might Reduce Cancer Risk

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  by Gabrielle Okun Researchers found that eating dinner early might reduce the risk of breast and prostate cancer. A study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) discovered eating dinner at least two hours before bedtime can lower the risk of cancer. The researchers studied the relationship between the timing of eating food and sleep to possible cancer risks, according to the report, ...

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A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer

Diabetes

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, stroke, glaucoma and more. But for African Americans and Latinos, a diagnosis of diabetes after age 50 may also come with a more ...

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Trump Proclaims April 2018 as Cancer Control Month

White House South Portico

The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump proclaims April as Cancer Control Month. From the office of the press secretary: During National Cancer Control Month, we remember the loved ones we have lost to cancer and recommit our support for the courageous individuals who are fighting this terrible disease.  We also pause to thank the devoted healthcare professionals, ...

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Galectin Therapeutics: When Good News Needs to Be TrumpetedGalectin Therapeutics: When Good News Needs to Be Trumpeted

Seldom do I venture outside the subject matter of constitutionalism, ideology and/or politics, but when I do it is either something personal, remarkable or both. The unique and innovative research and development taking place at Galectin Therapeutics™ is just such a subject. Should the scientists of this corporation succeed in bringing their product to market, the lives of millions of ...

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Steve Jobs And The Speech I’ve Never Forgotten

Note:  This post was originally featured on AiPolitics.me on August 25th, 2011 in observation of Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO of Apple.  It is with great pain that we tell you Steve Jobs has died today (October 5, 2011).  He had been battling pancreatic cancer.  He was a pioneer, an innovator, and one this country’s greatest talents.  He will be ...

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When Dry–Cleaning Attacks

The pre–Labor Day holiday run up was a good week for stating the obvious in the Washington Post. An area high school student, who shall remain nameless, concluded that outsourcing her science project to the parents was passé, so she decided to see if it would be possible to recruit an actual scientist to do the work. The enterprising young ...

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September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: What Every Woman Needs to Know

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., Sept. 2, 2011 — As a leading cause of death among women, ovarian cancer is known as a “silent killer.”  Rarely detected early, when it is more easily treated, ovarian cancer strikes over 20,000 women each year. It is estimated that over 15,000 women in America die each year from the disease. In the Philadelphia area, the Lorraine ...

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