Screening/Prevention Uterine Cancer

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women (04-11-2011)

The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to an annual report published by multiple institutions. Findings from the report were recently released in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. A... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (07-13-2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In fact, there was a suggestion that people with the... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (07-13-2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In fact, there was a suggestion that people with the... Continue Reading

Two Behaviors May Affect Risk of Endometrial Cancer (05-21-2010)

Two recent studies have identified behaviors that may affect risk of endometrial cancer: physical activity, which may reduce risk, and perineal use of talcum powder, which may increase risk. Results from both of these studies were published in Cancer... Continue Reading

Regular Aspirin Use May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer (02-18-2010)

According to results from the Iowa Women’s Health Study, regular aspirin use may reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer but does not appear to affect the risk of endometrial cancer. These results were published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers,... Continue Reading

Excess Body Weight Linked with More Than 100,000 New Cancer Diagnoses Each Year in U.S. (11-9-2009)

According to estimates from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), excess body weight may be responsible for more than 100,000 new cancer diagnoses each year in the United States. Excess body weight is increasingly recognized as a risk factor... Continue Reading

Coffee Consumption May Reduce Risk of Uterine Cancer (10-20-2009)

Coffee consumption may reduce the incidence of uterine cancer, especially among overweight and obese women, according to the results of a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.[1] Researchers continue to evaluate the link between dietary... Continue Reading

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers (03-8-2009)

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers Excess bodyweight increases the risk of developing several types of cancer, according to results recently published in The Lancet. It is estimated that in the United States, one out of... Continue Reading

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