Coffee consumption linked to colon cancer recovery, study

From the Daily Coffee News: Coffee consumption may increase the survival chances of people diagnosed with colon cancer while reducing the risk of the disease worsening, according to new research published in the journal JAMA Oncology. Based on an observational study of 1,171 patients treated for metastatic colorectal cancer, those who reported drinking two to … Read moreCoffee consumption linked to colon cancer recovery, study

What you need to know about cancer and the new coronavirus outbreak

From the American Cancer Society: The CDC does not have specific recommendations on masks for people who have or have had cancer and their caregivers. But for many people being treated for cancer, especially with treatments like chemotherapy or stem cell (bone marrow) transplants that can weaken the immune system, doctors often recommend patients wear … Read moreWhat you need to know about cancer and the new coronavirus outbreak

Cancer screenings down due to coronavirus, doctors warn of cancer spike

From Click 2 Houston: Both mammogram and cervical cancer screenings have declined since COVID-19 started in part because they fell under elective procedures that were temporarily canceled during stay-home orders across Texas. Since restrictions for elective procedures have been lifted, doctors say they’re surprised they haven’t seen people coming back to get those exams done. … Read moreCancer screenings down due to coronavirus, doctors warn of cancer spike

What cancer patients should know about coronavirus

From The American Cancer Society: The COVID-19 outbreak is still new, so doctors do not have a lot of specific information on this coronavirus for cancer patients. But they do have a lot of information regarding the risk of infections in general for cancer patients. Doctors and health officials agree the best way to prevent illness … Read moreWhat cancer patients should know about coronavirus

Yogurt may be the key to preventing breast cancer

If you like yogurt, you’ll love this news about its health benefits! via GIPHY From Science Daily: One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria which dampens inflammation and which is similar to the bacteria found in breastfeeding … Read moreYogurt may be the key to preventing breast cancer