Category Archives: Cancer Prevention

‘Diet cured me of a prostate cancer’ says Don

In 2003, 69-year-old Don, Caring Cancer Trust’s Treasurer, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. With the help of his local branch of the South of England Prostate Support Association, (PCaSO), Don cleared his body of the cancer. This is his story: Following routine blood tests in 2003, my GP referred me to a hospital oncology consultant.…
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01-06-18 Be SunSmart this Summer!

After a long winter, the prospect of a sunshine holiday looms large in our minds. There are however risk factors in acquiring that so-called ‘healthy tan’ from sunbathing.  Over-exposure to sunlight radiation can cause three skin cancers that can kill; (malignant melanoma, squamous, or basal cell carcinoma). To quote the Cancer Council of Australia website,…
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29-05-18 Exercise as Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Exercise is an essential component of successful Cancer treatment according to the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, (COSA) latest . Position Statement, (18 May). It highlights the crucial exercise role in Cancer Care as adjunct therapy alongside surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Rest and activity avoidance were historically an integral part of Cancer Care. But evidence…
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Ultra-processed food consumption linked to Cancer

A British Medical Journal report, published this month on a recent Sorbonne University, Paris, study, highlights the association between ultra-processed food consumption and potential Cancer incidence. It emphasises the potential cancer risks from over-consumption of such foods. The study concludes that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet is associated…
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