Cancer Risks

Ovarian Cancer: 5 Things You Need To Know

Elisabeth Baugh | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Living
Elisabeth Baugh

With the highest mortality rate of all female cancers, ovarian cancer claims the lives of 1,750 Canadian women every year. In Canada, approximately 2,800 women are diagnosed annually. Yet there is no reliable screening test or vaccine for this disease.

Obesity Cancer Risk Could Reverse Gains From Less Smoking

CBC | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Living

The unhealthy consumption of high-calorie food threatens to reverse declines in smoking-related cancers in developed countries, while cancer death rat...

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?).