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Useful information, available to you in printer friendly form.
Calcium Content of Foods – Our bodies absorb calcium much better through foods. So it’s important to make that a part of our diet. This document, from the University of California, lists many different kinds of foods and their calcium amounts.
Clinical Trials – Umbrellas and Baskets – Asking the right question is critical for a detective trying to solve a crime. The same principle applies in clinical research. We have to ask the RIGHT question and that is what a clinical trial does. Because we know that “rogue genes” are the cause of cancer, we have two approaches to testing new drugs: BASKET TRIALS and UMBRELLA TRIALS. This explains what they are and why we use them.”
Intimacy Body Image and Cancer – Getting a diagnosis of cancer is like having a “cold boot” to your computer. EVERYTHING gets reset. Once the sheer fear is addressed, then you face those moments alone when you wonder about your body, your sexuality and how to discuss this with your partner. This one page sure can help lay out the issues and how to start dealing with them.
SUGAR: Does it cause cancer? – This blog from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center concisely explains this misunderstood concept. It’s fat, not sugar that causes the problem, BUT, too much sugar that is not “burned up,” with exercise or activity, makes the fat.