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News tagged ‘Prevention’ clear

  • Summer's almost here and that means grilling season too. But with all of that deliciousness comes a safety warning: Grilling meat on unready charcoal may increase the risk of contaminating it with cancer-causing chemicals.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Dr. Charles Fuchs explains how aspirin can play a significant role in the fight against cancer.

Tags: Prevention

  • A report suggests that aspirin use has the potential to increase pension liabilities by extending life spans. Dr. Charles Fuchs, who wasn't part of the report, said aspirin use may reduce the risk of cancer.

Tags: Prevention, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Huma Rana joins other Boston medical experts to say the latest science backs up Angelina Jolie's choice to undergo a preventive double mastectomy.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics, Prevention

  • Dr. Edward Benz, Jr., discussed the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer on “Broadside with Jim Braude.”

Tags: Prevention, HeadNeckCancers

  • Chef Frank McClelland of Boston's four-star restaurant L'Espalier, and this year's honorary chef at Dana-Farber's Chefs Cooking for Hope, shares some ideas for a healthy, romantic dinner.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Dr. Judy Garber spoke about Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics, Prevention

  • Dr. Sharon Bober said there are women who undergo a preventive double mastectomy, but never tell because they may not get the same support as women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics, Prevention

  • In an editorial, the Dallas Morning News applauded leadership changes in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), which has been under fire for some of its funding decisions. CPRIT appointed Dr. Margaret Kripke as its new chief scientific officer, whom Dr. Edward J. Benz Jr. called a good scientist and "a very good choice."

Tags: Prevention

  • Magnolia Contreras is recognized for her work in Boston neighborhoods to raise awareness about cancer, the availability of cancer care services, and the importance of cancer screenings and prevention. (Full article requires a subscription)

Tags: Honors, Prevention

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