Ladies, Wanna Cut Your Cancer Risks?
It’s now thought that a large proportion of cancers are associated with carrying too much weight. Nearly half of all cases of one type of female cancer are linked to obesity. Researchers have drilled down on weight and uterine cancer risks.
Sugar Coating Uterine Cancer Risks
From a health perspective, we’re learning that sugar isn’t all that sweet for the body. In addition to obesity, sugary foods and drinks are associated with a number of diseases, with cancer now being one of them.
Other Cancers After Breast Cancer?
Even after a cancer is successfully treated, there's still a risk that another cancer may show up at some point down the line. A recent Spanish study looked at the risk of second cancers in breast cancer survivors.
Confidence Key for Cancer Survivors
If you feel pretty confident you can do something, you’re more likely to do it. That’s pretty simple. It turns out self-confidence may be key when it comes to cancer survivors exercising.
Uterine Cancer in Baby Boomers
Women from the baby boomer generation may have different lifestyle habits than previous generations. Those habits may change the treatments options of lady baby boomers with uterine cancer.
Testing Cancer Tissue Mid-Surgery
Surgeons don’t always know what’s going on inside the body until they get in there. With uterine cancer, an old lab technique may help doctors in the middle of the surgery.
New Genes Found in Uterine Cancer
Modern cancer research continues to show that it’s the genetic mutation at the root of the tumor that must be dealt with to effectively eliminate the cancer. The same is true for aggressive uterine cancer.
Screening for DES Daughters
Regular cervical screenings are never a bad idea - especially for ladies born between 1947-1971, if their moms were given diethylstilbestrol to prevent miscarrying or premature birth.
How Accurate Are Cancer Scans?
Body scans may just be the wave of the future. They’re far less invasive than biopsy or exploratory surgery. But can they really find cancer in the deep layers of the uterus?
Critical Nine-Week Window
Radiation therapy is no picnic, but the sooner the better when fighting uterine cancer. Delaying radiation treatment after surgery doesn’t appear to help long-term recovery.