A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that there is a correlation between eating food with high levels of pesticide residue and reduced fertility for women.
Proton therapy is a highly targeted form of radiation therapy that uses protons instead of photons to target the tumor site. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated their guidelines to include proton therapy as an appropriate treatment option for oral, head and neck cancers – in particular, those near the obit of the eye and the base of the skull.
The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most hectic. Real, or imagined, expectations from family and friends along with busy schedules can cause stress and anxiety for those with cancer and their caregivers.
There is no doubt that the quality of the air we breathe is important. The media reminds us continually about our cities’ outdoor air quality. However, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors, with 65 percent of that time spent at home. This means the quality of our indoor air has to be taken seriously as well.