Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Diet

Posted April 10th, 2012

True or false: Eating a diet high in red meat or processed foods increases cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Odorless Gas (Radon)

Posted April 9th, 2012

True or false: An odorless gas in your basement could cause lung cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Oral Sex

Posted April 8th, 2012

True or false: Oral sex comes with a risk of sexually transmitted disease – and cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Cigarettes

True or false: Smoking cigarettes causes 13 different types of cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Will You Be My Number Two?

Posted April 7th, 2012

Like the best selling children’s book states, everybody poops. It’s really an amazing process, if you think about it. You can ingest just about any food (and many non-foods, I suppose), your body will take out of it what’s needed, and get rid of the rest.


Daily Cancer Fact: Preventative Medicine

True or false: There is a pill I can take to reduce my cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Weight

Posted April 6th, 2012

True or false: Being overweight increases your risk of developing cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: A Drink A Day

Posted April 5th, 2012

True or false: Drinking one alcoholic beverage a day can increase cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Tanning Beds

Posted April 4th, 2012

True or false: Tanning beds are a safe alternative to sunbathing. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Family History

Posted April 3rd, 2012

True or false: If there is no cancer in your family history, you have no risk of developing cancer. Join us every day in April for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.