Aspirin and cancer risk
Friday, August 22, 2014 @ 4:29 PM
Recently, an article about aspirin and cancer risk was published in the medical journal Annals of Oncology. It has received a lot of attention in the press, including local television right here in Greenville. Headlines have said that an aspirin a day can “dramatically” reduce the risk of colon cancer. I want to review the study and take a closer look at the benefits and risks discussed in the study.
Which vegetables have more pesticides?
Friday, August 22, 2014 @ 7:10 AM
n this blog, we have repeatedly recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Considerable data indicate a benefit in terms of reducing the risk of cancer, feeling better and living longer. One question that comes up is which fruits and vegetables are better or worse. One view of the question is to consider pesticide residues. The Environmental Working Group publishes a list each year of the fruits and vegetables with the lowest and highest levels of pesticide residues, as reported by government testing.
Cancer care in South Carolina just got better
Thursday, August 21, 2014 @ 7:49 PM
Cancer. It’s a word that elicits strong emotion and fear. The fear is not irrational. Cancer is a disease that has or will affect every one of us. In fact, by 2030, the number of new cancer diagnoses in the United States will have increased by 45 percent, and due to the nation’s aging population, cancer will become the nation’s leading cause of death.