Prevention

Drinking Tea to Fight Cancer

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Starting primarily in China and Japan, over 5,000 years ago, royalty started drinking tea and this fine drink is now consumed by many all over the globe. There are a variety of important nutrients and natural polyphenols found in tea, an important one being Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). EGCG is the most active and abundant type of… read more

Could Red Wine Prevent Cancer?

Posted on: February 15, 2016

 Red wine has properties that long have been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and antioxidants in red wine may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. Yet, doctors are wary of encouraging anyone to start drinking alcohol, because too much alcohol can have many harmful… read more

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Gynecologic Cancer

Posted on: September 18, 2014

All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers and though few will ever develop one, it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Help the women in your life understand and reduce the risks.

Cancer Symptoms NOT to Ignore

Posted on: February 19, 2014

February is Cancer Prevention Awareness Month. It’s important for women to contact their physician if they experience changes with their body.