Category Archives: Cancer Prevention

Can Esophageal Cancer Be Found Early?

Looking for a disease in someone without symptoms is called screening. The goal of screening is to find a disease like cancer in an early, more curable stage, in order to help people live longer, healthier lives.

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Can Esophageal Cancer be Prevented?

Not all esophageal cancers can be prevented, but the risk of developing this disease can be greatly reduced by avoiding certain risk factors.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

The cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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Can Lung Cancer be Prevented?

Not all lung cancers can be prevented, but there are some ways you can reduce your risk of getting lung cancer.

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Can Bone Cancer Be Prevented?

Changes in lifestyle can help prevent many types of cancer. At present, however, no known lifestyle changes can prevent bone cancers.

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Can Adrenal Cancer be Prevented?

Since there are no known preventable risk factors for this cancer, it is not now possible to prevent this disease, specifically. Not smoking is a way to lower the risk for many cancers, and perhaps even adrenal cortical cancer.

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Can Breast Cancer in Men be Prevented?

There are some things a man can do to lower his risk of breast cancer: maintaining an ideal body weight and restricting alcohol consumption are 2 of them. But since the cause of most breast cancers is not known, there … Continue reading

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Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But there are things all women can do that might reduce their risk and help increase the odds that if cancer does occur, it will be found at an early, more … Continue reading

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Can Prostate Cancer Be Prevented?

Because the exact cause of prostate cancer is not known, at this time it isn’t possible to prevent most cases of the disease. Many risk factors such as age, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But based on what … Continue reading

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Ulcers: Symptoms and Treatment

How Do I Know If I Have an Ulcer? Describing your symptoms may lead your doctor to suspect that you have a peptic ulcer, but it will not likely help determine the type, because the symptoms of stomach and duodenal … Continue reading

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