Skin Cancer–Summertime and the Living is Easy. But Not for Skin Cancer

Don’t be fooled looking at celebrity photos of stars walking the beach in Malibu all bronzed and healthy. It gives the wrong impression that looking good means getting a good tan in the summer. The truth.  Sun and skin cancer go hand in hand triggered by exposure to ultraviolet rays and artificial tanning beds. One…

Is it the end of red meat?

When weighing the cancer risk of some meats to colorectal cancer moderation is the new normal. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) a subsidiary of the World Health Organization, (WHO) ruled that processed meat causes colorectal cancer and red meat e.g. pork, lamb, beef probably does. The finding was reached by a group…

HPV- Not just for girls & women. HPV can also cause cancer in boys & men

The Human Papillomavirus  (HPV) is among the most common sexually transmitted viruses in the world with some strains leading to various cancers as well as external genital warts.  What this  really means is that we now understand what is causing cancer in these regions.   It’s very exciting, because if we understand what causes a cancer,…