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Obesity May be Even More of a Cancer Risk Than We Thought

New research shows the effect of obesity on cancer risk is at least double past estimates. Read More


WARNING: Cancer

What to know about California’s Prop 65 labels. Read More


Is Weed Killer in Your Child’s Breakfast?

Your children might be absorbing more than advertised in their breakfast. Twenty-one oat-based cereal and snack products, including Cheerios and Nature Valley Granola, have tested positive for traces of cancer-linked glyphosate (GHB), the main ingredient in weed killer. Read More


Fitness Trackers May Benefit Cancer Patients

Can a fitness tracker improve quality of life? Read More


Five Questions with a Cancer Registrar

In honor of National Cancer Registrars Week, we sat down with Jennie Jones, director of the Cancer Registry at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


Why You Should Fall for Pumpkin This Season

Pumpkins and winter squashes are a great cancer prevention and cancer survivorship food. Read More


Adults Can Now Get the HPV Vaccine

FDA approves HPV vaccination for men and women up to age 45. Read More


Undergoing a Mastectomy without a Cancer Diagnosis

More women are having risk-reducing mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Read More


Evidence Mounts Linking Aspirin to Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

New study shows daily use can reduce risk by 23 percent Read More


Global Cancer Deaths Expected to Rise to Nearly 10 Million This Year

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) cancer deaths are expected to rise to nearly 10 million this year. Read More


The Grill Outdoors

While you’re firing up the grill, catching up over great conversations consider these grill tips that will keep your plate looking healthy. Read More


Does the Use of Plastic Containers in the Microwave Cause Cancer?

We’ve all heard the myth that microwaving plastic containers can release cancer-causing substances into your food, but is it true? Read More


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Obesity May be Even More of a Cancer Risk Than We Thought

New research shows the effect of obesity on cancer risk is at least double past estimates. Read More


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WARNING: Cancer

What to know about California’s Prop 65 labels. Read More


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Is Weed Killer in Your Child’s Breakfast?

Your children might be absorbing more than advertised in their breakfast. Twenty-one oat-based cereal and snack products, including Cheerios and Nature Valley Granola, have tested positive for traces of cancer-linked glyphosate (GHB), the main ingredient in weed killer. Read More


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Five Questions with a Cancer Registrar

In honor of National Cancer Registrars Week, we sat down with Jennie Jones, director of the Cancer Registry at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


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Why You Should Fall for Pumpkin This Season

Pumpkins and winter squashes are a great cancer prevention and cancer survivorship food. Read More


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Undergoing a Mastectomy without a Cancer Diagnosis

More women are having risk-reducing mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Read More


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Adults Can Now Get the HPV Vaccine

FDA approves HPV vaccination for men and women up to age 45. Read More


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Evidence Mounts Linking Aspirin to Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

New study shows daily use can reduce risk by 23 percent Read More


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Global Cancer Deaths Expected to Rise to Nearly 10 Million This Year

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) cancer deaths are expected to rise to nearly 10 million this year. Read More


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The Grill Outdoors

While you’re firing up the grill, catching up over great conversations consider these grill tips that will keep your plate looking healthy. Read More


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Does the Use of Plastic Containers in the Microwave Cause Cancer?

We’ve all heard the myth that microwaving plastic containers can release cancer-causing substances into your food, but is it true? Read More


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Does Drinking Alcohol Increase My Risk of Cancer?

Alcohol can take a significant toll on your body, including a dangerous link between alcohol consumption and cancer. Read More


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Four Heathy Eating Tips to Try During National Nutrition Month

It’s more important to focus on your diet as a whole, and to understand how making smart food choices today can provide multiple benefits over the long run. Read More


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Is There a Link Between Baby Powder and Cancer?

Recently, a long-simmering issue – whether talc (the mineral found in baby powder) can cause ovarian cancer – has reemerged in the spotlight. Read More


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Thanksgiving Day Is Also National Family Health History Day

While you enjoy time with family this Thanksgiving, take a moment to discuss family health history. Read More


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Is There a Correlation Between Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk?

Many people are unaware that researchers have linked heavy drinking to an increased of several types of cancer. Read More


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Don’t Procrastinate When It Comes to Your Health – Here Are Some Reasons to See a Doctor

Like many people, you can probably come up with a long list of reasons and rationalizations – many of which are legitimate – that keep you away from doctors' offices. Read More


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Infographic: HPV Vaccine is Key to Preventing Certain Cancers

Today, with just one vaccine, it is possible to prevent several types of cancer affecting both women and men. Read More


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Five Questions With: Dr. Amber Orman on Nutrition and Clean Eating

We sat down with radiation oncologist Dr. Amber Orman to get her take on nutrition, diet and if she has any food weaknesses. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Your Questions About Nutrition and Cancer Answered

Dr. Nagi Kumar, director of Cancer Chemoprevention at Moffitt, debunks common food myths and answers your cancer-related nutrition questions in Ask The Experts: Eat This, Not That. Read More


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The Safety Concerns of Pesticide Use

Most synthetic pest control products rely on harmful toxins to get the job done. Find out how to protect yourself with these helpful tips. Read More


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Cancer and Other Health Risks at Nail Salons

For some people, a visit to a nail salon is just an occasional treat —a fun way to relax and feel pampered. However, a growing body of medical research indicates that there is a link between certain nail products and serious health consequences. Read More


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Infographic: 7 Steps to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Your risk for cancer can be directly influenced by certain lifestyle choices. Learn about some simple steps that you can take to lead a healthier life. Read More


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As You Observe Black History Month, Take Some Time to Think About Cancer Prevention in the African American Population

One notable area of disparity that receives relatively little attention is the high incidence of cancer among the black/African Americans community. Read More


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LGBTQ Patients Priority for Continued Research

The health care needs of LGBTQ patients who are at risk or fighting cancer are a priority for continued research, Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD, and Matthew Schabath, PhD, told ResearchAmerica.org prior to World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. Read More


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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

While cancer prevention techniques continue to evolve, all experts agree that cancer risk can be directly influenced by certain lifestyle choices. Read More


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Important HPV Study Comes to an End

After 12 years, a significant study at Moffitt has come to an end. Read More


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Surgeon General: E-cigarette Use Is Major Health Concern

The U.S. surgeon general said in a new report released this week that e-cigarette use among teens and young adults is “now a major public health concern.” Read More


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7 Tips To Stay on a Healthy Track During the Holidays

Dr. Amber Orman shares her tips on how to eat healthier and avoid high-calorie pitfalls during the holidays. Read More


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The Power of Phytochemicals

We are surrounded by hundreds of fruits and vegetables and whole grains that are rich in vitamins, minerals and other essential substances naturally found in plant foods called “phytochemicals.” Read More


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6 Powerful Strategies for Cancer Prevention

Did you know that environmental exposures, lifestyle choices and other factors that can be changed or avoided account for between 70 percent to 90 percent of gene mutations that cause cancer? Read More


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