food

March 25, 2021
ASCO Staff

Can Using a Microwave Cause Cancer?

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In this post, learn where the misconception of microwaves causing cancer came from, how microwaves are regulated to help prevent leakage and keep consumers safe, and how to microwave your food safely.

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December 23, 2020
ASCO Staff

Your Microbiome and Cancer: What to Know

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ASCO.Staff

The microbiome is a popular topic in health discussions. But what role does it play in cancer and its treatment? In this post, learn what the microbiome is, why it’s important, and what it has to do with cancer.

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December 9, 2015
Kristina Beaugh, MPH

Cocinando para Grupos durante la Temporada Festiva

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Los días de fiesta son la oportunidad perfecta para reunirnos con amigos y familiares y compartir buenos momentos acompañados por buenos alimentos. Sigue los consejitos que ofrecemos a continuación para que disfrute de alimentos seguros durante su próxima reunión.

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December 8, 2015
Kristina Beaugh, MPH

Cooking for Groups this Holiday Season

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The holidays are a great reason to join with friends and family and eat. Use these tips from the USDA to keep food safe at your next gathering.

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September 1, 2015
Cancer.Net and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Preventing Food Poisoning During and After Treatment

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Cancer and cancer treatments often weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to protect itself from foodborne illness. So how can you stay food safe? This infographic produced by Cancer.Net and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service can help.

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July 2, 2015
Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD

BBQ+A: Your Guide to a Food Safe Summer

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The bacteria that cause food poisoning love summer cookouts. So, it is important to keep food safety in mind, especially for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. Kristina Beaugh, MPH, and Tina Hanes, RD, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service provide tips on making your barbeques and picnics food safe this summer.

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April 29, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment

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Food safety is important for people who are receiving or recovering from cancer treatment. To help prevent serious foodborne illness, here is a list of high-risk foods.

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