Cooking or grilling some foods produces certain chemicals. But can these chemicals increase a person’s risk for cancer? Here, find out what these chemicals are, where they’re found, and what the research says.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how developing healthy habits can help people with cancer feel more in control and describes 6 habits for improving overall wellness.
Physical therapist Sara Acheson discusses what people with breast cancer should know about exercising during cancer treatment, including how to develop an exercise plan, what challenges may come with specific types of treatment, and questions to ask the health care team.
Birth control pills have been shown to decrease the risk for certain cancers and increase the risk for others. Here, the current research is summarized on how birth control pills can impact your risk of cancer and questions to ask your doctor if you are taking or considering taking the pill.
In this podcast, Dr. Sheila Lahijani and Sami Mansfield discuss how exercise can help people with cancer cope with the mental and emotional challenges of their diagnosis, including the benefits of exercise and how to get started.
Beth Gardner spent several years as a competitive rower and learned plenty of lessons along the way that helped her throughout her cancer experience. Here, she shares what those key lessons were and how they can help others with cancer.
Yoga can be a beneficial form of exercise for people living with cancer. Here, Dr. Kimberly Lowe shares 4 key benefits of yoga and tips for getting started during cancer.
Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.
Cancer exercise specialist Sami Mansfield shares why exercise is so important for people with cancer and easy ways to get started with exercising at home.
Mindfulness can be a helpful tool for people with cancer to manage anxiety and stress while navigating their diagnosis. Dr. Barbara Clivio shares what mindfulness is, why it can be helpful, and how to get started with the practice.