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Tanning may reduce breast cancer risk in fair-skinned women

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Tanning can be a dangerous precursor to skin cancer, but new research shows it may also lower the risk of breast cancer in fair-skinned women. Researchers found a lower breast cancer risk in women who have naturally light skin and spend time in the sun.… continue reading

Broccoli stops skin cancer, claims scientists

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Broccoli: the food to fight skin cancer? Broccoli extract could be better protection against skin cancer than sunscreen, scientists claimed yesterday. They said that tests on volunteers showed that redness caused by ultraviolet rays was markedly reduced in skin treated with the extract.… continue reading

Sunlight cuts risk of many cancers

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
By Roger Dobson Sunbathing, considered risky by skin cancer experts, may actually reduce the risk of breast and other cancers, new research has found. Some women who had higher sun exposure had their risk of advanced breast cancer reduced by almost half, according to the scientific study.… continue reading

Solarium business down after cancer patient’s campaign

Thursday, October 18, 2007
By Jane Cowan The decision of cancer victim Clare Oliver to talk publicly from her hospital bed in Melbourne prompted the Vic Govt to tighten regulation of the solarium industry [File photo]. (The 7.30 Report) Audio: Solarium business down after cancer patient’s campaign (PM) In a posthumous victory for the campaign of the late skin cancer victim Clare Oliver, there has been a massive downturn in the use of commercial sun beds.… continue reading

Cancer education event explores environmental link

Thursday, October 18, 2007
TORONTO – Based on current incidence rates, 39% of Canadian women and 44% of Canadian men will develop cancer during their lifetime. As many as two thirds of Canadians with cancer are now exploring a wide range of natural therapies – from diet and supplements to massage therapy and visualization – to complement the conventional treatment they receive.… continue reading

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