Link between alcohol and smoking in contralateral breast cancer risk

June 2017


The link between alcohol and smoking in contralateral breast cancer risk

Researchers in the WECARE Study found that women diagnosed with breast cancer who smoked cigarettes and consumed alcohol at the time of diagnosis or after diagnosis were at increased risk of developing cancer in the other breast.

Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) researcher Esther John collaborated on this study.




The importance of engaging communities in research

The session brought together researchers, clinicians, community advocates, and breast cancer patients and survivors to discuss how unmet community needs can inform research studies in what has come to be known as community-based participatory research (CBPR). Read the Stanford Scope Blog post.




June is Men’s Health Month


Did you know men are at an increased risk for 32 out of 35 cancers?

Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country in June to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

View and share our men’s health infographic for tips to Get in Front of cancer.





Lighten up this summer with this flavorful Orange Pistachio Quinoa dish

Quinoa is one of only a few plant foods that is considered a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids which can help the body to repair itself.

This quick and flavorful Orange Pistachio Quinoa dish from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery is simple to prepare, packed with flavor and a great dish to bring to your summer potluck.
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