Rising Cancer Incidence in Adolescents and Young Adults 

Defined by the National Cancer Institute as diagnoses occurring among individuals aged 15 to 39 years, adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer cases are unique from those diagnosed in other age groups. This particular demographic experiences a higher risk for long-term and latent effects – such as infertility, sexual dysfunction, cardiovascular disease, and future cancers – […]

The Anti-Cancer Properties of the Ketogenic Diet

Promoted for a host of associated benefits – ranging from weight loss and lowered blood pressure to improved glucose control – the ketogenic diet has surged in popularity in recent years. Consisting of a high level of fat, an adequate amount of protein, and a very low amount of carbohydrates (fewer than 50 grams daily), […]

Benefits of Cardiac Rehab for Cancer Patients

Due to advances in early detection and treatment, cancer survival rates have significantly improved. There are now more than 17 million cancer survivors  in the United States who face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to emerging research. Higher CV risk has been identified in breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer patients while cancer […]