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Can PTSD Increase Your Cancer Risk?

New Moffitt study suggests women who experience symptoms of PTSD have an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. Read More


Study: Obesity-Associated Cancers are Trending in Younger Populations

Cancers that are usually found in those over the age of 65 and are considered “obesity-associated” are appearing in younger people. Read More


Five Questions about Ocular Melanoma

Here are five questions to help you learn more about this rare cancer. Read More


Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated recommendations for BRCA testing and genetic counseling. Read More


Swap Red Meat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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


Scary Smokes: FDA Proposes New Cigarette Labels

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


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


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


WARNING: Cancer

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


Grilling Red Meat? Read This First

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


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


You Have the Freckle. Should You be Worried?

Another new internet challenge certainly has people talking. But this one doesn’t debate what is heard on a recording or the color of a dress. This one is all about a freckle. Read More


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


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


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


Is Asbestos the Ghost of Christmas Past?

Fake snow used to decorate homes, churches, schools and even movie sets in the 1930s was made from asbestos, a known carcinogen. Read More


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


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


Besides Smoking, What Causes Lung Cancer?

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


What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Liver Cancer?

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


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


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


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


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


Can Inhaling Toxins from Red Tide Cause Cancer?

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


What You Need to Know about Glyphosate

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


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


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


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

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


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

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


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


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Study: Obesity-Associated Cancers are Trending in Younger Populations

Cancers that are usually found in those over the age of 65 and are considered “obesity-associated” are appearing in younger people. Read More


New BRCA Guidelines

Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated recommendations for BRCA testing and genetic counseling. Read More


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Five Questions about Ocular Melanoma

Here are five questions to help you learn more about this rare cancer. Read More


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


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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


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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


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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


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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



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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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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


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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


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Can Inhaling Toxins from Red Tide Cause Cancer?

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


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What You Need to Know about Glyphosate

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


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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


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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


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

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


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

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


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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


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