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Study Finds Lung Cancer Risk Higher in Men Taking High Doses of Vitamin B Supplements

Men who take high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements over an extended period of time are at an increased risk for lung cancer, according to a study by researchers at Ohio State University.

How Technology is Advancing Genomic Sequencing

Technological advances are changing the way we live, as well as the way medicine is practiced. Cloud computing - the act of storing and accessing programs and data over the Internet rather than on a computer hard drive - is advantageous for businesses, individuals, and healthcare entities. Even complicated processes such as genomic sequencing benefit from cloud computing.

Does Using Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

You may have seen recent news concerning the potential for talcum powder to cause ovarian cancer. However, most experts are reluctant to say that there is a direct link at this point in time.

Overcoming the Fear of Sharing Your Cancer Diagnosis with Others

Being diagnosed with cancer can make you feel like you are in the fight of your life. Unfortunately, some patients must also battle cultural and societal stigmas about the disease, and others struggle to share their burden with loved ones.

Incorporating Naturopathic Medicine with Conventional Cancer Treatment

When used properly and in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment methods, naturopathic medicine may offer benefits such as reduced side effects and improved quality of life to many patients.

Survivor Spotlight: 9 years later, Judy Parnitzke looks back on her cervical cancer treatment

When Judy Parnitzke learned she had cervical cancer, she immediately knew she needed to trust her instincts and follow the treatment plan her doctors recommended. Nine years later, she looks back at her time at Ackerman Cancer Center and how her faith, family, and doctors got her through her treatment time.

Skin Cancer Prevention & Protection this Summer

Protect your skin, both during the summer months and all year round, with this convenient skin cancer prevention guide.

The Many Benefits of Routine Physical Activity

Getting started with an exercise regimen is difficult, but has many rewards. It improves your overall quality of life and reduces risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, and depression. You can even be reimbursed by some insurances for having a gym membership.

Study Finds Aspirin May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Women who take a regular dose of baby aspirin may reduce their risk of breast cancer, according to a study published May 1 in Breast Cancer Research. The study is the first of its kind to suggest that the low-dose aspirin and not regular (325 mg) aspirin is associated with breast cancer risk reduction.

University of North Florida & Ackerman Cancer Center Provide Support to Lung Cancer Patients

Once a month, a group of very important people gathers at Ackerman Cancer Center to share information and their experiences of living with the lung cancer that connects them. The Living with Lung Cancer Support Network was born when Dr. Paul Clark, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at the University of North Florida, learned from friend and research partner, Jennifer Maggiore (Ackerman Cancer Center Director of Patient Services) that there were virtually no cancer support groups in the area for those affected by lung cancer.

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