Tagged: lung cancer

cancer kids and adults

Cancer Rates: Adults Down, Kids Up

The newly published CDC’s “Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975–2008” has determined that overall cancer incidence for adults – especially adult men – is down slightly, but for kids and women, cancers are up. The study, conducted by...

young smokers

Youth Smoking Called An Epidemic

Last week the Surgeon General released a report showing that the decline in smoking among young people has slowed in recent years. The report characterized smoking among young people as an epidemic. It found that one of every four kids in high school...

pancreatic cancer and meat

Meat Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Swedish researchers have found that eating red meat significantly increases a man’s risk of pancreatic cancer, and eating processed meats increases both men’s and women’s risk of contracting pancreatic cancer – considered one of the deadliest cancers. The research, from Sweden’s National Institute...

Med diet and cancer

Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk

Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France have found that the Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk. The researchers studied 142,605 men and 335,873 women. They graded adherence to the Med diet with a 0-9 score. Among the whole...