Genetic Breakthrough in Aggressive Prostate Cancer Research

Cancer researchers at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have zeroed in on a specific type of gene loss that sets off large-scale genetic changes that could make prostate cancer both resistant to treatment and more likely to spread. The…

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Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Tips for the New Year

With 2018 now at hand, many of us will resolve to reign in our eating habits until the Holiday season returns next fall. The leeway we have understandably allowed ourselves over the past few weeks so as to indulge during…

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Hypertension Medicine Linked to Skin Cancer

A research study conducted in both Denmark and the United States found a strong link between skin and lip cancer rates and the use of hydrochlorothiazide, one of the most popular blood pressure medicines in the world. The team, composed…

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Hormone Receptor Identified for Aggressive Breast Cancer

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), which comprises 15% of diagnosed breast cancers, is an aggressive oncology type defined by the absence of specific receptor proteins that bind the estrogen and progesterone hormones present on normal breast cells. While advances have been…

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Thoughtfully Yours: Holiday Gifts for Cancer Patients

Chestnuts roasting, songs, laughter and festive family meals are the hallmark of nearly every holiday now at hand. It’s worthwhile to consider viewing this time of year as a chance to purposely choose to celebrate the things we have and…

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Forty Percent of American Cancer Cases Linked to Weight

In a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity and even being overweight are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer, comprising 40% of all cancer diagnoses. More than 630,000 people in the…

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Lung Cancers Can Differ by Race

According to Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, recently discovered genetic differences in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) between some African-Americans and European-Americans suggest that there are racial differences in the biology of the…

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Top 10 fundraisers of 2017, as of 12/15/2017

Highlighting our top 10 Play4TheCure team fundraisers of 2017!

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Holiday Lights for Cancer Research

Pete and Sherri Kimbell have a holiday tradition in Indian Trail, NC that delights their community and raises money for the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

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Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know

We will today take an in-depth look at pancreatic cancer. The Who According to Johns Hopkins University, this year, “an estimated 53,070 adults (27,670 men and 25,400 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It is estimated…

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Circadian Rhythms & Cancer

Twice a year, as we turn our clocks backward or forward to adjust for daylight savings time, we see headlines everywhere about the implications of the time change on our biological clocks. This year, however, our biological clock got extra…

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Two of Our Favorite Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

To help during this copious-cookie time, we’ve hand-picked two of our favorite recipes that offer a healthier take on your favorite holiday treats.

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