Screening/Prevention Uterine Cancer

Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available (June 2, 2016)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez* CancerConnect recently collaborated with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide you with the opportunity to... Continue Reading

National Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (September 9, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer educational programs for national gynecologic cancer awareness month.... Continue Reading

Weighing the Risks (August 12, 2014)

Exploring the Link Between Obesity and Cancer By Kari Bohlke, ScD “For the great majority of Americans who do not use tobacco, weight control, dietary choices, and levels of physical activity are the... Continue Reading

Number of Cancer Survivors Will Grow to 18 Million by 2022 (June 25, 2012)

There will be nearly 18 million cancer survivors in the United States by 2022, according to a report by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute: Cancer Treatment & Survivorship... Continue Reading

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (March 26, 2012)

A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as well as the risk of cancer death. These results were published in The Lancet. A growing... Continue Reading

Lynch Syndrome Also Linked with Breast and Pancreatic Cancer (February 17, 2012)

A study of families with Lynch Syndrome has expanded the list of cancers related to the condition: carriers of a Lynch Syndrome gene mutation also appear to have an increased risk of breast cancer and... Continue Reading

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy Linked with Increased Cancer Risk (December 19, 2011)

People with myotonic muscular dystrophy may be more likely than people in the general population to develop certain types of cancer. These results were published in the Journal of the American Medical... Continue Reading

Coffee May Cut Uterine Cancer Risk (November 30, 2011)

Women who consume four or more cups a coffee per day may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus) than women who drink very little or no coffee. These results were published... Continue Reading

Greater Cancer Risk Among Taller Women (July 28, 2011)

Taller women may have an increased risk of developing certain cancers. Overall, cancer risk increases by 16% for every 4-inch increase in height. These findings were recently reported in Lancet Oncology. Greater... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (July 15, 2011)

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo earlier or more intensive cancer screening. Because family history of cancer can change over time, it’s... Continue Reading

Strong Link Between Smoking and Common Cancers in Women (June 3, 2011)

Women who are at increased risk of breast cancer may further increase their risk if they smoke. Smoking was also linked with an increased risk of lung and colon cancers. These findings will be presented... Continue Reading

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women (April 11, 2011)

The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to an annual report published by multiple institutions. Findings from the report were recently released... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (July 13, 2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In... Continue Reading

Two Behaviors May Affect Risk of Endometrial Cancer (May 21, 2010)

Two recent studies have identified behaviors that may affect risk of endometrial cancer: physical activity, which may reduce risk, and perineal use of talcum powder, which may increase risk. Results from... Continue Reading

Regular Aspirin Use May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer (February 17, 2010)

According to results from the Iowa Women’s Health Study, regular aspirin use may reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer but does not appear to affect the risk of endometrial cancer. These results... Continue Reading

Excess Body Weight Linked with More Than 100,000 New Cancer Diagnoses Each Year in U.S. (November 9, 2009)

According to estimates from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), excess body weight may be responsible for more than 100,000 new cancer diagnoses each year in the United States. Excess body... Continue Reading

Coffee Consumption May Reduce Risk of Uterine Cancer (October 20, 2009)

Coffee consumption may reduce the incidence of uterine cancer, especially among overweight and obese women, according to the results of a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.[1] Researchers... Continue Reading

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers (February 19, 2008)

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers Excess bodyweight increases the risk of developing several types of cancer, according to results recently published in The Lancet. It... Continue Reading

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