Tips to Quit Smoking and Reduce Your Risk for Lung Cancer

According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. In 2015, approximately 27 percent of cancer-related deaths were attributed to lung cancer. Further, smoking accounts for 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. This makes smokers approximately 23 times more likely to develop lung cancer that a…Read More »

Common Cancer Types

Cancer develops when abnormal cells grow and multiply abnormally, leading to cancerous tumor growth. Cancer manifests in many forms, but there are some cancers that are far more common than others. Warning signs of cancer that you should look out for include: A new lump or growth Abnormal bleeding Prolonged cough Unexplained weight loss Change…Read More »

Sugar Linked to Breast and Lung Cancer

In a recent study conducted at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center, sugar has been linked to an increased risk for breast cancer and metastasis (the spread of cancer) to the lungs. The study investigated the impact of dietary sugar on mammary gland tumor development and metastasis in mice. The study Researchers tested…Read More »