Half of all cancers are preventable
Smoking is blamed for a third of all U.S. cancer cases and being overweight leads to another 20 percent of the cases.
You Say Tomato, Prostate Cancer Cells Say “Oh, HELL No”
When tumors reach a certain size, they need to reach out for help by attaching to a blood supply. When cooked lycopene was put in the petri dish with these cells, this process was intercepted. The researchers were quick to point out that this wasn’t in a living body, but more work is planned to see if it works in an actual tumor.
Random fact: Heinz sponsored part of this work.