February 17, 2019

Inflammation linked to cancer, but lifestyle changes may help

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From central treatment Centers of America Experts have long suspected inflammation may play some role in cancer’s development. In 1863, German scientist and physician Rudolf Virchow was the first to make the connection, observing that cancer often develops at sites of chronic inflammation. But researchers have only recently pinpointed chronic inflammation as a primary risk […]

‘Strong evidence’ shows that alcohol causes 7 cancers, researcher argues

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By Sara G. Miller, From Live Science Drinking alcohol may cause seven different types of cancer, according to a new opinion article. Previous studies have found an association between drinking alcohol and a higher risk of developing certain cancers, according to the article. However, it was not clear from the studies if drinking alcohol directly […]