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Big study finds no strong sign linking baby powder & cancer

Monday, January 13th, 2020

U.S. government-led research found no strong evidence linking baby powder with ovarian cancer in the largest analysis to look at the question.

The findings were called “overall reassuring” in an editorial published Tuesday with the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The analysis involving 250,000 women isn’t definitive but more conclusive research probably isn’t feasible because a dwindling number of women use powder for personal hygiene, the editorial said.

“This represents the best data we have on the topic,” said the study’s lead author Katie O’Brien, a senior scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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Getting the recommended amount of physical activity is tied to lower risk of cancer, study says

Monday, January 6th, 2020

(CNN)A new study sheds light on one potential health benefit of exercise: a lower risk of certain cancers.

The study, published Thursday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, analyzed data from more than 750,000 adults in the United States, Europe and Australia, and found that recommended amounts of physical activity correlated with lower risks of seven types of cancer, of the 15 types that researchers looked at.
 
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Happy New Year!

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Our office will be closed on Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1 in honor of the New Year. We will resume our normal business hours on Thursday, January 2.


Happy Holidays!

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

The providers and staff of Women's Cancer Care Associates, LLC would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

Our offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, December 26.


Happy Hanukkah!

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

Women's Cancer Care Associates, LLC would like to wish everyone a Happy Hanukkah!