Carolyn Vachani

Webucation: Cancer Prevention: The Basics

Posted February 16th, 2015

This video reviews the general recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute of Cancer Research.


It’s Cancer Prevention Month!

Posted February 3rd, 2015

I’m not big on making New Year’s resolutions. By February I have usually forgotten about them. However, this year I decided that I want to include better foods in my family’s diet. We have been eating more fruits and vegetables, less meat, primarily organic products and less processed foods. And honestly, this is a resolution […]


Justin Brown

Webucation: Physical Activity and Cancer Prevention

Posted February 2nd, 2015

Many people understand that exercise can lower your risk of heart disease, physical activity’s role in cancer prevention gets less time in the headlines.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Quitting Drinking

Posted April 19th, 2012

True or false: Cancer risk in heavy alcohol users who quit drinking can return to that of someone who never drank. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Radiology Tests

Posted April 13th, 2012

True or false: Radiology tests, such as CT scans and X-rays, can increase your risk of cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Exercise

Posted April 12th, 2012

True or false: Exercising regularly can help my heart health, but does not reduce cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Dark Skin and Cancer Risk

Posted April 11th, 2012

True or false: Dark skinned people are not at risk for skin cancer. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


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.