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NFCR Writer Nicole Tartaglia

Folate for Improved Health

Folate is a member of the B vitamins family and is essential to the formation of red and white blood cells in the bone marrow, the conversion of carbohydrates into energy and the production of DNA and RNA. For those with or without cancer, folate or vitamin B9 benefits the body and can…...

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Preventing and Treating Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is never thwarted by the politics of avoidance. Over half of men aged 50 and over have already experienced changes to the tissues and cells in their prostate, which is part of the normal aging process. The likelihood of developing prostate cancer increases with age. While only one…...

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Encouragement for Cancer Caregivers

When a diagnosis of cancer is delivered to a patient, the effect is obviously traumatic. This trauma is not self-limiting. The people who love and care for those with cancer have their lives irrevocably impacted, as well. Individuals find themselves in a role they hadn’t anticipated playing: that of caregiver…...

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Causal Links Between Alcohol & Cancer

Enjoying a glass of fine wine by the fireside is as normal a part of a Holiday party as passed hors-d’oeuvres. But at this time of year, it’s wise to be well aware of the scientific community’s numerous studies on the association between alcohol consumption and cancer. Pros The National…...

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Cancer: There’s an App for That

Here’s a variety of smartphone applications created to specifically address the needs of the cancer community....

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In the Pink: Preventing Breast Cancer in Every Season of Life

As the tidal wave of pink paraphernalia synonymous with October ebbs, and our thoughts turn to turkey, football and autumn foliage in full Technicolor array; it’s important to keep in mind that preventing breast cancer is a year-round affair. Vigilance is mandatory; that is if preventing and detecting the onset…...

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Outrunning Cancer: Exercise is the Best “Medicine”

Many common cancer treatments and surgeries are invasive and have uncomfortable or painful side-effects which make movement and participation in even the most basic of activities a challenge. Patients are traditionally told to take it easy after being diagnosed or undergoing surgery and treatments. However, a change in school of…...

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Firefighters: Heroes in the Line of Fire

All consuming, unforgiving, destructive: adjectives easily attributable to the symptoms, treatments, diagnosis and battle with cancer. These descriptors also paint an accurate rendering of the infernos into which American fire fighters, America’s Bravest, venture unflinchingly as they perform their duty. In a recent exposé, experts uncovered a disturbing trend which…...

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Take a Bite Out of Cancer: Foods that Fail

Eating well and living an active lifestyle are important. If we want to live our best lives, and if we’re looking to take a proactive approach to preventing a cancer diagnosis, then how and what we eat is of great importance.  In this iteration of Take a Bite Out of…...

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Take a Bite Out Of Cancer: Foods that Fight Cancer

Fuel is important and our choices in fuel are equally so. We put high-test in our cars, buy organic milk for our children and we obsess about our coffee! If we’re willing to go to these lengths, why not be more discerning about how we nourish ourselves? In plain terms…...

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