24 Jul, 2024
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The Hidden Cancer Symptom Men Shouldn’t Ignore – Health Digest

Men between the ages of 15 and 45 are the most at risk of developing testicular cancer. Having an undescended testicle, a family history of the disease, or infertility, and being a non-Hispanic white male are other risk factors. Apart from changes in the size and feel of your testicles and a feeling of heaviness in your scrotum, […]

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Warning Signs Your Pale Skin Is Actually Prostate Cancer – Health Digest

Prostate cancer typically has four stages, although the exact clinical definitions and descriptions have subbranches under each. Stages one and two have to do with progressive stages of the tumor within the prostate gland. Stages three and four mean that the tumor’s growth and effects have spanned outside of the walnut-shaped gland. At stage four, […]

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The Unexpected Vitamin That Can Increase The Risk Of Prostate Cancer – Health Digest

In the 2011 JAMA Network study, researchers revisited findings from an earlier trial that showed selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation did not lower prostate cancer risk, but instead, demonstrated an increased risk for the disease albeit one that was considered statistically nonsignificant. The research involved more than 35,500 healthy men who were either given selenium […]

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Can Eating Cashews Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

In addition to potentially lowering the risk of cancer to begin with, findings from a 2018 observational study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggested that nut consumption may also impact cancer recurrence and survival rates of certain site-specific cancers — specifically, colon cancer. Researchers analyzed the diets of more than 800 patients who […]

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Warning Signs Your Indigestion Is Actually Cancer – Health Digest

Even though signs like indigestion, changes in bathroom habits, or bloating might be common, it also helps to know what else factors into your risk of ovarian cancer. As mentioned earlier, older women are more likely to develop ovarian cancer, but the rare cases of ovarian cancer in younger women are easier to treat, according […]

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Signs Your Frequent Urination Could Be Cancer – Health Digest

Tharakorn/Getty Images According to the American Cancer Society, there will be about 83,190 new cases of bladder cancer diagnosed in the U.S. in the year 2024. Additionally, about 16,840 people will die from this disease. If bladder cancer is diagnosed at its earliest stage when there are abnormal cells found only in the lining of […]

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The Unexpected Carb That Could Help Protect You From Cancer – Health Digest

Sourdough bread is healthier because it’s made somewhat differently than traditional bread. While you don’t need store-bought yeast like traditional bread, sourdough requires a starter made from flour, salt, and water. This combo needs to ferment for a few days to activate the natural yeast and good bacteria. The cells of your body can become […]

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Signs Your Body Bruises Are Actually Cancer – Health Digest

Bruising is quite common with leukemia. The bruises might appear to be a lot darker (almost purple) and their shape could be irregular as well. You may find bruises in areas where you normally wouldn’t get a bruise; examples include the head, face, thighs, back, hands, buttocks, ears, and chest. The bruise might seem like it just won’t […]

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Your Risk Of Prostate Cancer Increases If You Live Here – Health Digest

Everything from how much fruit and vegetables make up your diet to smoking to ancestry and even environmental, behavioral, socioeconomic, and infection-related factors contribute toward a risk of prostate cancer. Although the exact reasons why certain regions have a higher incidence than others are unclear, experts point toward diet and lifestyle as possible factors.  For example, […]

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Signs Your Swelling Is Actually Prostate Cancer – Health Digest

Your lymph nodes play a key role in your immune system, attacking germs and infections to get your body back to health. When you’re sick, you might notice the swelling of the lymph nodes in your neck as the lymphocytes do their work. Your body’s lymphatic system is similar to your blood vessels, only the […]