Integrative Cancer Research Studies

Dec. 7, 2018 - “Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who participated in a lifestyle intervention on healthy habits lost weight and experienced higher rates of disease-free survival if they completed the program, according to results presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium…”

Nov. 28, 2018 - A new, large-scale study of more than 5 million mammograms found that annual mammography screening beginning at age 30 may benefit women with at least one of three specific risk factors: dense breasts, a personal history of breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer.

Oct. 30, 2018 - Rose geranium oil may ease common painful nasal symptoms linked to cancer treatment. Nasal vestibulitis, a side effect of chemotherapy was eased by the use of rose geranium oil spray in this small observational study.

Oct. 23, 2018 - Long-term vigorous exercise may lower risk of advanced and fatal prostate cancers. "The study, which was published this month in European Urology, showed that men who engaged most frequently in vigorous activity over the length of the study had a 30% lower risk of developing advanced prostate cancer and 25% lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer when compared with men who exercised the least.”

Oct. 4, 2018 - Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk. “Women who reported recent, regular use of low-dose aspirin (100 milligrams or less) had a 23% lower risk of developing ovarian cancer when compared with women who did not regularly take aspirin, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.”


August 14, 2018 - New research out of UK's Francis Crick Institute shows that I3C, a chemical produced from digesting certain vegetables including broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and bok choy may help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer.

July 19, 2018 - High fruit and vegetable consumption may reduce risk of breast cancer, especially aggressive tumors according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

June 15, 2018 - Greater Levels of Vitamin D Associated with Decreasing Risk of Breast Cancer from researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

June 14, 2018 - Higher vitamin D levels may lower colorectal cancer risk. 

May 24, 2018 - A new report by the World Cancer Research Fund reveals 10-year study showing obesity increases risk for 12 type of cancers

May 23, 2018 - Skin responsible for greater exposure to carcinogens in barbecue smoke than lungs according to a study appearing in Environmental Science & Technology.

Jan. 18, 2018 According to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, inflammatory diet linked with increased colorectal cancer risk.

Jan. 12, 2018 - Univ. of Helsinki researchers report oral health may have an im­port­ant role in can­cer pre­ven­tion.

Jan. 2, 2018 - “Postmenopausal women who lose weight may have a significantly reduced chance of developing breast cancer…” from findings presented by City of Hope researcher.

Nov. 13, 2017 - People who are physically active appear to have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma according to UCLA researchers.

Sept 27, 2017 - Zinc supplements can significantly inhibit the proliferation of esophageal cancer cells, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Arlington researcher.

Aug 4, 2017 - Vanderbilt University Medical Center Researchers find high-fat diet linked to lung cancer risk.

July 12, 2017 - Ohio State Researchers: Eating Tomatoes May Protect Against Skin Cancer.

June 2, 2017 - Univ. of Edinburgh study finds in lab cell testing that a compound in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain.

Dec. 8, 2016 - Study links lifestyle factors to formation of high-risk polyps according to new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers. “Lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking and red meat consumption are known to be associated with an increased risk of colon polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer.”

June 2, 2016 - "Eating walnuts may change gut bacteria in a way that suppresses colon cancer, researchers led by UConn Health report in the journal Cancer Prevention Research."

May 19, 2016 - Healthy lifestyle could prevent half of all cancer deaths. “They found that healthy behaviors could have a large effect on preventing certain cancers—particularly lung cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, and kidney cancer.”

May 16, 2016 - Increased physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 types of cancer from researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the American Cancer Society.

April 6, 2016 - "Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that higher levels of vitamin D – specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D – are associated with a correspondingly reduced risk of cancer." 

December 31, 2015 - "The high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center."