Cancer Prevention

Angelina Jolie Confirms She'll Have More Surgery To Prevent Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living

When Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the New York Times last year about the mastectomy she underwent to lessen her chances of breast cancer and ovari...

Ovarian Cancer Doesn't Have To Be a Death Sentence

Erica Berman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

After a bout of severe vomiting following a few bites of food, she went to the ER and refused to leave until she got answers. She knew in her heart something was seriously wrong. After a series of tests, a gynaecologist arrived to break the news. It was indeed ovarian cancer. In fact, a tumour the size of a grapefruit was removed from her body.

Why Worldwide Cancer Prevention Is Difficult

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Medical progress in cancer treatment alone will not solve the problem, the authors caution. Early detection and preventive measures are needed on a widespread scale to curb the current trends. But these are costly and not commonly available in many parts of the world.

Whistler Steps Up To Send Boarder To Sochi

CBC | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Whistler Olympian short on funds is heading to Sochi to compete at the Winter Games thanks to the kindness of his community. Halfpipe snowboarder...

Forks Up to Fight Breast Cancer

Theresa Albert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Nothing in a single forkful will cure cancer but if we put all our forks together, keep digging for answers and keep the good foods up, we have a fighting chance. Add these foods and avoid liquid calories, the nutrition free "whites" and deep fried foods to give your body a fighting chance.

Helping the Fight Against Cancer, One Outspoken Celeb at a Time

Samara Perez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Living
Samara Perez

What Angelina Jolie and Michael Douglas have in common is that both are using their celebrity status to bring attention to the very realistic threat of cancer. For now, we must rely on celebrities to get the public's attention about important health threats. Both celebrities have provoked discussion, but where do we go from here?

The Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Keep Cancer Away

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living

Cancer is the biggest killer in Canada — and it's also one of the most misunderstood diseases in the world. Despite years and countless billions ...

MOfficials Put Prostate Cancer In The Penalty Box

Heather Magee | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

I sat down with Justin Hull, participating Mo Bro and founding member of the MOfficials, to discuss his team's involvement. The group is comprised of linesmen and referees from the Western Hockey League who have joined forces in an effort to raise $47,700. Their goal matches the number of Canadian men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 and 2012.

Can We Preserve Fertility In Male Cancer Patients?

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Scientists have long been searching for a way to preserve fertility in young boys who undergo cancer treatments and may be unable to father ...

Why Find a Cure When the Search is So Darn Lucrative?

Meghan Telpner | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada
Meghan Telpner

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's 10th annual Cook For The Cure. I am all for getting into the spirit of things but it gets a bit trickier when the very foods being served are known contributors to the development of the disease (remember the deep fried Twinkies for Crohn's Disease?).

From Pain Killer To Cancer Fighter: Studies Shows Aspirin's Anti-Cancer Effects

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Living

The next time you reach for a bottle of Aspirin to treat that headache, you might also be lowering your cancer risk, according to a series of U.K. stu...

Some Believe Religion And Fate Can Cause Cancer, Study Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Living

When it comes to lowering your cancer risk, there's no shortage of confusing information -- in our everyday lives, we're surrounded by items like coff...