Eating to Prevent Cancer

Eating to Prevent Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of cancer in the United States is 1 in 3. But…

Limiting weight gain could help to reduce risk of these cancers

Limiting weight gain could help to reduce risk of these cancers

There’s yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight as we age. An international team of researchers has identified eight…

Healthy lifestyle choices can slow the rise of pancreatic cancer

Healthy lifestyle choices can slow the rise of pancreatic cancer

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts    Q: I recently heard about two friends diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. And…

Four cancer myths busted

Four cancer myths busted

Environmental Nutrition About a third of America’s most common cancers can be prevented through healthy eating, regular physical activity, and…

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancer

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancer

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: An older cousin was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. Does that put…

Six ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

Six ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the more common cancers in the U.S. About 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon…

Can aspirin protect against cancer?

Can aspirin protect against cancer?

Harvard Health Blog The other day, a fit 50-year-old man came to me for a visit to review his health.…