Moffitt logo

Articles related to Cancer Risk

FDA Cigarette Warning Labels

Scary Smokes: FDA Proposes New Cigarette Labels

Moffitt expert says U.S. is playing catch-up in global tobacco control efforts. Read More


Cutting Juicy Steak

Swap Red Meat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A recent study found an association between red meat and breast cancer. Read More


Coffee And Cancer

New Study Shows Drinking Coffee Does Not Affect Your Cancer Risks

Moffitt expert says study should put to rest fears of coffee increasing risk of most cancers. Read More


Radioactive Iodine

Treatment for Overactive Thyroid Can Increase Risk of Cancer Death  

About 60% of patients who are treated for an overactive thyroid in the U.S. receive radioactive iodine therapy. Read More


Cancerwarning 640

WARNING: Cancer

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


Red Meat Cancer Risk

Grilling Red Meat? Read This First

Eating burgers, hot dogs is linked to early death, study shows. Read More


Sleeping With Tv On

Does Sleeping with the TV On Lead to Weight Gain?

Dozing off in front of the TV or sleeping with other lights on can affect your body’s metabolism and even lead to weight gain, according to a new study. Read More


Low Fat Diet Breast Cancer

Diet Diminishes Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

A low-fat, plant-based diet has been linked to a reduced risk of death from breast cancer. Read More


DNA Test Colon

Can a DNA Kit Predict Colorectal Cancer?

23andMe has received FDA clearance to test for genetic mutations that may increase your risk of colorectal cancer. Read More


man-on-scale.jpg

Excess Weight Gain Contributes to Cancer

A new report says excess body weight accounts for 7 percent of cancer cases in the United States. Read More



Pregnant-Woman-Sonogram.jpg

Pregnancy May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Before Offering Protective Benefits

Women who’ve given birth may be at an increased risk of breast cancer. Read More


Tanning-Bed-Melanoma.jpg

Tanning Bed Use Can Raise Your Chance of a Second Melanoma Diagnosis

There is no such thing as a healthy tan and trying to maintain that illusion during the winter months by tanning indoors is a dangerous plan, according to researchers. Read More


Quit-Smoking-Cigarettes.jpg

The Great American Smokeout 2018: Tips to Quit

The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for smokers to commit to a healthy, smoke-free life and learn about the tools they can use to quit. Read More


Lungs-Illustration.jpg

Besides Smoking, What Causes Lung Cancer?

While cigarette smoking is the most common lung cancer risk factor, about 15 percent of lung cancer diagnoses occur in people who have never smoked. Read More


Liver-Body-Skeleton.jpg

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Liver Cancer?

Symptoms are uncommon in the early stages of liver cancer. Read More


Fresh-Organic-Produce.jpg

Can Eating Organic Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

A new study suggests eating only organic fruits and veggies can reduce your risk of developing certain cancers Read More


World-Map-StickFigures.jpg

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


Teen-Vaping-Cropped.jpg

FDA Puts Stores on Notice — Stop Selling E-Cigarettes to Kids

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on the sale of vaping products to teenagers. Read More


Genetics-And-Cancer.jpg

Patients with Genetic Risk for Cancer Feel at Home in New Program

The GeneHome program is a hereditary clinic that sees patients who have had genetic testing and been found to carry a change in a gene that can cause cancer. Read More


Dead-Fish-Beach-Cropped.jpg

Can Inhaling Toxins from Red Tide Cause Cancer?

Many Florida beaches have been heavily affected by red tide this summer. Read More


GBH.jpg

What You Need to Know about Glyphosate

Recent report shows elevated levels in popular breakfast foods. Read More


Cervical.jpg

What You Need to Know About the New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

New cervical cancer screening recommendations give women over 30 a new option when it comes to testing. Read More


Expanded-Product-Recall.jpg

Recall of Heart, Blood Pressure Medication Grows

FDA has again expanded the list of medications under recall because of impurity that puts patients at risk of cancer. Read More


Oat-Cereal-Bowl.jpg

Is Your Favorite Breakfast Serving Up a Dose of Weed Killer?

Oat-based foods contain unsafe amounts of herbicide, report says. Read More


airplane-on-runway.jpg

Are you in a Cancerous Cabin when Flying the Friendly Skies?

A new study shows flight attendants are more likely have cancer. Read More


Woman-Looking-At-Phone-In-Dark-Bedroom.jpg

Artificial Light at Night Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

A new study shows that exposure to blue light commonly emitted by cell phones and computer screens may increase your risk of cancer. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER