A new study, Complementary and Integrative Health Practices Among Hispanics Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer: Utilization and Communication with Physicians, has found that among 631 Hispanic patients with Hispanic adults with colorectal cancer, 40.1% reported using Complemetary and Integrative Health practices. Read more from Mary Ann Liebert Publishers, Inc.
A study by researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions found a link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and cheese, and risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Read more.
Cancer survivors with a high disease-related financial burden appeared more susceptible to depression, poor quality of life and fear of recurrence, according to the results of cross-sectional study. Read more from HemOnc Today.
Prostate cancer patients and survivors who maintain a moderate to high level of physical activity may improve their survival prognosis, according to research presented here at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016, April 16-20. Read more from American Association of Cancer Research.