Lifestyle

Processed meat like bacon linked to cancer: WHO

SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images Eating sausages, ham and other processed meats has been linked to colon cancer, and red meat “probably” does too, an arm of the World Health Organization said on Monday. PARIS — It’s official: Ham, bacon, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers — and red meat […]

Health

Antioxidants may help spread of skin cancer

PAULO SANTOS/REUTERS Acai berries are high in antioxidants and thought to be a great food in battling cancer and other diseases but a new study finds that antioxidants can have the opposite effect on skin cancer patients and can actually help the cancer to grow. Antioxidants, long thought to help fight cancer, could actually speed […]

Music & Arts

Dolly Parton slams report she has cancer

Joel Ryan/Invision/AP Dolly Parton slammed a report stating she’s battling stomach cancer. All is well in Dollywood. Country star Dolly Parton slammed a report stating she had stomach cancer on Wednesday and told fans she was “doing just fine.” “There is absolutely no truth at all that I have stomach cancer,” she wrote on her […]

Health

Daily Checkup: Ovarian cancer affects thousands yearly

Mount Sinai Dr. Monica Prasad Hayes is assistant professor in the division of gynecologic oncology art Mount Sinai; she specializes in gynecological cancer surgery and treatment. The Specialist An assistant professor in the division of gynecologic oncology, Dr. Monica Prasad Hayes specializes in gynecological cancer surgery and treatment. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. WHO’S […]