The American Cancer Society estimates that 230,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed every year among U.S. women alone, and that of these cases, about 1,200 women under the age of 40 die every year from breast cancer.
Every year, more than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, per the American Cancer Society. That’s less than one-tenth the number of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. While breast cancer is much more common, ovarian cancer is much more lethal, says Ron Drapkin, MD, PhD, director of the Ovarian Cancer
Most people assume they and the environment around them are generally healthy. The sad reality is that we are living in a world filled with toxins. Events that have occurred over the last 50 years have dramatically increased the environmental pollutants in our air, water, and soil. Every human being is now toxic to a certain
Yoga helps in decreasing anxiety, depression, fatigue and helps increase the natural killer cell counts of cancer patients, a study has found. Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha said the Central Council of Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) has conducted two research projects in
Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to new research. The more the women in the study practiced yoga, the better their results. At the six-month point of the study — three months after the formal yoga practice had ended — results showed
About one of every three Americans will develop some form of malignancy during his or her lifetime. This year alone, about 1,437,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and more than 565,000 people will die of the disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, and as deaths from heart disease decline, it’s