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News tagged ‘Prevention’ clear

  • Head and neck cancer expert Robert Haddad, MD, comments on the CDC's recommendation that boys should be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Tags: CervicalCancer, Prevention, HeadNeckCancers, GynecologicCancers

  • The holidays are a great time to bring cancer-fighting foods to the table. Nutritionist Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD/LDN, discusses some holiday favorites that also contain cancer-preventing nutrients and shares recipes that highlight these beneficial ingredients.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Are you making New Year's resolutions? Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experts are encouraging people to ring in new healthy habits in 2012. Here are a number of free and low-cost strategies to help people maintain good health and possibly reduce various cancer risks.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • It's still possible to get too much sun exposure in winter. Dana-Farber's skin cancer specialists explain the dangers and offer sun safety tips to help you protect your skin while enjoying outdoor winter activities.

Tags: Melanoma, Prevention, SkinCancer

  • World Cancer Day is Saturday, February 4th. Focusing on this year's theme of prevention, Dana-Farber's Judy Garber, MD, MPH, says simple lifestyle changes can reduce your cancer risk.

Tags: Prevention, Survivorship

  • With Valentine's Day around the corner, show that special someone how much you care. Dana-Farber nutritionist Stephanie Meyers shares ways to say "I love you" with delicious desserts packed with the cancer-fighting phytonutrients in raspberries, pomegranates, berries, and mango.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Many people have no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Doctors are reminding people about the importance of being regularly screened to help save lives.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention

  • Dana-Farber president Edward J. Benz, MD, comments on a report showing decline in rates of death in the U.S. from all cancers for men and women. The findings come from the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • Strong social connections may make it harder for some people who live in low-income, minority communities to lead a healthy lifestyle,
    report Dana-Farber and Harvard School of Public Health researchers.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • Erica Mayer, MD, MPH, is a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber. She says there are at least five simple ways women can reduce their risk of getting the disease.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics, Prevention

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