All Entries For cancer

10 Tips for Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Following these 10 tips will keep your colon healthy and help prevent cancer.
Posted 4/26/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   16,626 views
Read More ›

8 Things Your Dermatologist Won't Tell You

Make more informed skin-treatment decisions with these under-the-surface secrets.
Posted 10/15/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   315,542 views
Read More ›

Does Red Meat Really Cause Cancer?

Find out Dietitian Becky's take on the latest study linking red meat and cancer.
Posted 4/26/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 38 comments   22,367 views
Read More ›

VIDEO: Dear 16-year-old Me

It's important to remember to protect our skin from the harmful rays from the sun, along with tanning beds. We're sharing a video about melanoma cancer and how it can affect anyone
Posted 7/15/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 36 comments   15,838 views
Read More ›

VIDEO: Choose You!

Did you know that one in three women will get cancer in her lifetime? The American Cancer Society created the Choose You movement to help us take action and change this statistic.
Posted 6/22/2011  10:00:28 AM By: Denise Tausig : 17 comments   9,880 views
Read More ›

'Exercise Helped Me Beat Breast Cancer'

Beth is a wife, mother, SparkPeople employee and breast cancer survivor who has an important--and inspirational--message to share about the healing power of exercise.
Posted 7/19/2010  6:17:37 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 97 comments   22,033 views
Read More ›

Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm than Good?

A new report says that your sunscreen may be hazardous to your health.
Posted 6/2/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 59 comments   19,365 views
Read More ›

April is National Cancer Control Month

Cancer rates are rising at an alarming pace across the globe making it even more important to embrace healthy habits now.
Posted 4/21/2010  4:41:21 PM By: Nancy Howard : 76 comments   14,151 views
Read More ›

Diet and Exercise May Prevent 1/3 of Breast Cancers

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. New studies are highlighting the large role that lifestyle plays when it comes to breast cancer risk.
Posted 4/9/2010  6:10:43 AM By: Jen Mueller : 54 comments   19,001 views
Read More ›

Give Up the Fake Bake: Tanning Beds Cause Skin Cancer

A new report is classifying tanning beds as "carcinogenic to humans." So perhaps the "bronzed-beauty" look is no longer worth the serious risks to your health.
Posted 8/7/2009  10:21:52 AM By: Jen Mueller : 165 comments   22,670 views
Read More ›

The VITAL Study is Coming!

Ever think about being involved in a nutrition research study? An upcoming study may provide you with the opportunity.
Posted 7/9/2009  10:46:45 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 44 comments   15,171 views
Read More ›

Young and at an Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancers are a common type of cancer for U.S. adults. New findings suggest a 17% increase over the last decade in those under the age of 50. Are you at risk?
Posted 6/25/2009  6:35:19 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 37 comments   10,766 views
Read More ›