Integrative Cancer Care

Preventable Incidence and Mortality of Carcinoma Associated With Lifestyle Factors Among White Adults in the United States

A substantial cancer burden may be prevented through lifestyle modification. Primary prevention should remain a priority for cancer control.

A healthy lifestyle pattern was defined as never or past smoking (pack-years <5), no or moderate alcohol drinking (≤1 drink/d for women, ≤2 drinks/d for men), BMI of at least 18.5 but lower than 27.5, and weekly aerobic physical activity of at least 75 vigorous-intensity or 150 moderate-intensity minutes.

Preventable Incidence and Mortality of Carcinoma Associated With Lifestyle Factors Among White Adults in the United States  (JAMA Oncol. Published online May 19, 2016)

 

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Integrative Cancer Care

Opioid switching in cancer pain: From the beginning to nowadays

No randomized controlled trials have investigated the efficacy of opioid switching. Recommendations are derived from retrospective or observational studies, so that evidence regarding efficacy of opioid switching is generally weak.

Source: Opioid switching in cancer pain: From the beginning to nowadays – Critical Reviews in Oncology / Hematology

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