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Cancer Urban Legend: Barbeque, Teflon, Nitrates, Sugar and Artificial Sweetener Can Increase My Cancer Risk
February 22, 2017

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.

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Cancer Urban Legend: Vitamins and Supplements Can Lower My Cancer Risk
February 21, 2017

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.

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Cancer Urban Legend: Extreme Diets Can Lower My Cancer Risk
February 20, 2017

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.

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Liquid Biopsy Offers a New Way to Target Kidney Cancer
February 17, 2017

Despite a wave of new targeted therapies being approved to treat kidney cancer, many of those therapies have been challenging to use because of the difficulty in obtaining cancer tissue for genomic testing. Now, researchers may have found a way to combat this problem: the liquid biopsy.

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Inside the Lab: Slowing Down Estrogen Boosters to Treat Breast Cancer
February 16, 2017

City of Hope scientists have identified a new, potential treatment for breast cancers that exhibit a resistance against a common type of drug used to treat the disease.