Christina Izzo

Articles

Nighttime Fasting May Help Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

April 20, 2015

New research reported at the AACR Annual Meeting has found that decreasing the number of hours spent eating each day and increasing the number of hours spent fasting overnight may reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.

Telephone Intervention Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Set-and Meet-Lifestyle Goals

April 15, 2015

A new telephone-based intervention for breast cancer survivors is showing promise, and it involves them becoming more actively engaged in goal setting and problem solving with an eye toward accelerating their recovery by engaging in health-promoting activities such as exercise, stress management, and healthy eating.

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Worse Outcomes in Follicular Lymphoma

April 14, 2015

A new study has found that patients with lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma are more likely to die or relapse from the disease earlier than patients with adequate vitamin D levels in their blood.

An Unmet Need-Discussing Genetic Risk May Benefit All Patients With Breast Cancer

April 09, 2015

Many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are concerned about the genetic risk of developing other cancers themselves or of a loved one developing cancer. However, a large amount of those concerns are not being addressed, according to a new study.