Lynch Syndrome: The Cancer Connection Uncovered [INFOGRAPHIC]

September 2, 2014 3:09 pm
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There is no routine cancer, and researchers at the OSUCCC – James discovered just how big of an impact genetic variations can have an individual’s cancer detection, prevention, treatment and cure when they found a direct relationship between the presence of Lynch syndrome and colorectal cancer in patients. This discovery led to a pioneering of screening efforts to increase years of life for those affected with LS. Dollars raised...
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

July 27, 2014 7:50 am
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

Ditching tobacco, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet are vital to your health and reducing your cancer risk. In addition, these lifestyle changes can lower your cancer risk: LIMIT ALCOHOL While a low to moderate intake of alcohol has been shown to reduce risk of heart disease, drinking too much can increase risk of high blood pressure, heart failure, sudden death, stroke and several...
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 1]

July 13, 2014 8:38 am
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 1]

There is no routine cancer. At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, researchers and oncologists understand that cancer can result from many factors, including your genetic makeup and lifestyle choices. While you cannot alter your genes, you can make healthy choices and positive changes that not only reduce your cancer risk but also improve your overall health. DITCH TOBACCO If...
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The Power of Prevention, Part 6: OSU Researchers Studying Strawberries for Oral Cancer Prevention

June 15, 2014 9:59 am
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The Power of Prevention, Part 6- OSU Researchers Studying Strawberries for Oral Cancer Prevention

Medical researchers at The Ohio State University are working to finish a clinical study of how natural compounds in strawberries may help prevent oral cancer. The team has applied a strawberry-based confection to the high-risk oral cavity of smokers, believing that anticancer compounds in the berries will cause genes altered by tobacco smoke to once again resemble the normal genes of never-smokers, thus preventing cancer development. “Complex mixtures of...
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