Category: cancer

Alcohol May Increase Risk of Melanoma

While there may be some health benefits associated with alcohol consumption, there are also some real risks. Here’s another one: A recent study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention revealed that “alcohol intake...

Vitamin D & Bladder Cancer

A new review of 7 studies shows a link between Vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of bladder cancer. The list of benefits of Vitamin D just keeps growing. It is more difficult to get the...

The Link Between Obesity and Liver Cancer

Additional evidence has been found showing  a link to another type of cancer and obesity. Higher body mass index or  BMI, the size of one’s waist, and type II diabetes, has been shown to provide significant risk for liver cancer....

Selenium and Liver Cancer

A recent study published  in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people with low levels of selenium (a trace mineral) had an increased risk of liver cancer. Although the science does not...

Coffee and cancer

There has been some controversy and confusion over the years as to whether or not coffee causes cancer. A recent review of research by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency...