Research presented at the American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco suggests that having a breast massage may prevent this type of deadly disease.
To gain insight into Angelina Jolie's brave yet extreme choice to get a preventive mastectomy, we sat down with YourTango Expert Dr. Shoshana Bennett — a clinical psychologist, an author and a breast cancer patient who opened up about the physical, emotional and sexual effects of cancer and mastectomies.
Studying almost 116,000 men between 1988 and 2003, experts at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, found that married men with prostate cancer are 40 percent less likely to die of the disease than their single counterparts.
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is difficult enough without having to add to it the complexities of dealing with varying relationships. It’s not just the one you might readily think about – the love interest, spouse, boyfriend, significant other, etc. These are the most common.
One would think wedding vows are unambiguous. Straightforward. No subtext, no exceptions. Love is love. Right?“ "Not so,” say some men. “If you get really sick or disabled, I’m outta here.” A study published in the journal Cancer reported that, of the 515 married patients with serious cancer or multiple sclerosis followed over 5 years, the divorce rate was about the same as among the general population, 11.6%. The difference was that women were 6 times more likely to be the ones bei
by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com Do you know enough about your risk of lung cancer? When it comes to health risks, lung cancer doesn’t appear on many women’s radar, especially if they don’t smoke. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here are the top facts about women and lung cancer that suprised us most and every woman should know.
by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com healthy mind, healthy body Let’s face it: Cancer can be a scary disease. It will strike more than 1.6 million Americans this year. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death, and surviving it often means going through difficult treatments. But whether you’re healthy and worried about the possibility of cancer, or you’ve been diagnosed with the disease, it’s possible to live your life with less cancer-related fear.
I stood on the swim platform at the stern of the Sea Satin, a 36-foot Dutch Steel ocean cruiser, shivering, teeth chattering with the frigid 60° F water of the English Channel lapping over my feet and ankles. I was wearing only my navy blue speedo swim suit, white silicone cap and green tinted goggles.
If I could offer any advice to young couples today it would be to find friends like we are blessed to have. Find friends who share or honor your faith. Find friends who are committed to their marriages and families. Find friends who are brave enough to keep you accountable. Find friends who accept you, believe in you, and build you up. Find friends who want to have fun.
Your body is built to sustain itself. It regulates temperature, destroys foreign bacteria and heals wounds without any conscious instruction from you. Your body also naturally kills cancer cells throughout the body with its amazing healing ability. Your lifestyle choices serve to fuel or diminish your immune system’s ability to kill cancer cells and keep them from multiplying. Here are five simple, yet powerful ways to optimize your body’s ability to kill cancer. 1. Coffee, Tea, Sweetened Drinks
PHOENIX — A Phoenix woman has been charged with fraud and theft after authorities say she told people she had cancer and needed treatment so she could get money from them to buy breast implants.
GOSHEN, N.Y. — A New York woman admitted Wednesday that she faked cancer to con donors out of money and services for her wedding and Caribbean honeymoon.
By Tara Weng, GalTime Editor Aspirin, a widely used weapon against heart attacks, might also play a role in cancer prevention, according to three new British studies. "We have now found that after taking aspirin for three or four years there starts to be a reduction in the number of people with the spread of cancers, so it seems as well as preventing the long-term development of cancers, there is good evidence now that it is preventing the spread of canc