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Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer

Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer Today is Veteran's Day observed in 2017, and prostate cancer is one of the war's last legacies. Agent Orange was one of several "rainbow herbicides" deployed in Vietnam, but Agent Orange was the most dangerous because of its use of TCDD (tetrachlorodibenso-P-dioxin). More than 2.5 million U.S. service personnel [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:57:46+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Cancer prevention, prostate cancer detection|2 Comments

A Masters Track Cycling World Championship Ride for Cancer Survivors

2017 Masters World Track Cycling Championships - Velosports Center, Los Angeles Well, my ride day at this year's masters championships finally hit and I had the opportunity to compete against 11 other riders in the 500 meter time trial for my age group. If you've been following me on Facebook, you know that this [...]

By | 2017-11-12T11:25:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Cancer prevention, Cancer Survivorship, cycling events|0 Comments

3 Key Factors in Preventing Breast Cancer

3 Key Factors in Preventing Breast Cancer Almost 320,000 women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2017 and 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. That's the bad news. The good news is that simple changes can prevent one third of these cancers: being active, not drinking alcohol, and [...]

By | 2017-05-31T07:54:17+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Cancer prevention|0 Comments

Sleep Helps Prevent Cancer…

Sleep Helps Prevent Cancer... Studies in recent years have identified a relationship between lack of sleep and some of the top cancers in the United States: breast, prostate and colorectal cancers. Research also suggests that people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of developing any type of cancer. Photo courtesy of Providence.org [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:25:46+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Cancer prevention|0 Comments

2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium

Day 0 - 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium I'm here in San Diego for this year's Cancer Survivorship Symposium. It looks like a very good agenda and I'm looking forward to learning things that we can share with the survivor community. Size (Weight) Matters! I was reading the latest issue of Cure magazine and research continues to [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:26:23+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Cancer prevention, Food and Cancer|0 Comments

Day 1 of the AICR Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Cancer

25th Annual American Institute for Cancer Research Conference I just finished the first day of the AICR's annual cancer conference. This is a unique conference because it brings together medical science and nutritional science with a focus on preventing cancer. Prevention is an incredibly important issue for the 12.5 million cancer survivors in the United States [...]

By | 2016-11-17T07:24:12+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Cancer prevention, Food and Cancer|0 Comments