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Tell people that cancer is “genetic” and they start to wonder: Do I inherit cancer the same way I inherited my mother's green eyes? No, you don't. Almost never. By far, most cancers occur because of something risky we did, or something risky we were exposed to. Think smoking and lung cancer. Workplace asbestos and mesothelioma. Obesity and ... well, lots of things.
Maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging when so many popular foods and beverages are believed to contain ingredients, additives and chemicals that can heighten cancer risk.
There are many misconceptions about using vitamins and supplements as a fast and easy way to get the nutrients your body requires, especially since everything from antioxidant rich teas to anti-inflammatory omega fatty acids are now widely available in pill form. But when it comes to cancer prevention, there are no quick fixes. Here is what you need to know before relying on vitamins and supplements for their cancer-fighting properties.
People have a lot of ideas these days about what might help prevent cancer: alkaline water, going vegan, a ketogenic diet – even fasting. But none of these dieting trends are likely to have much of an effect on cancer risk, according to City of Hope dieticians.
Gentle Restorative Yoga February 27, 2017
Tai Chi February 27, 2017
Clase de Quimioterapia (Chemotherapy Education in Spanish) February 27, 2017
Patient and Family Orientation Class February 28, 2017
Chemotherapy Education Class February 28, 2017