Tag Archives: Cancer

Choose Organic Foods for Cancer Protection

There has been a debate in the media for quite some time over whether organic really offer more health value than conventional foods. Organic foods (i.e., produce grown without the use of pesticides and meats coming from animals that were not raised in overcrowded pens or given feed containing man-made chemicals) are often more expensive,… Read More »

Cancer Society Executive Resigns Amid Upset Over Corporate Partnerships

WASHINGTON — A top official of the American Cancer Society has resigned in part because of concern over some of the organization’s fund-raising partnerships. The official, Dr. Otis W. Brawley, an executive vice president and chief medical officer, resigned his post late last week after 11 years at the society. His departure was largely attributed… Read More »

Research on clots could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — You’re experiencing jaundice, abdominal pain or constipation. And by then, you may be too late. Pancreatic cancer symptoms often arrive after the cancer has already spread, making the disease one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the U.S. However, a team of researchers believes that targeting how blood clots form and… Read More »