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July 27, 2012 - PRLog -- If you are looking for North Jersey area news and information about local cancer care or other healthcare options, consider visiting This website features a Healthy Living section that is filled with local healthcare information, including Bergen County area cancer care options, support groups and other useful health news.

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New Report Estimates Nearly 18 Million Cancer Survivors in the U.S. by 2022

The number of Americans with a history of cancer, currently estimated to be 13.7 million, will grow to almost 18 million by 2022, according to a first-ever report by the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The report, Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures, 2012-2013 and accompanying journal article published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, used data from the NCI-funded Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program to generate brand new estimates of cancer survivor prevalence in the U.S. The reports find that even though cancer incidence rates are decreasing, the number of cancer survivors is growing due to the aging and growth of the population, as well as improving cancer survival rates.
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Rutgers Center for Cancer Prevention Research Study: Vitamin E in Diet Protects Against Many Cancers

If you you need to choose between vegetable oil and margarine in your favorite recipe, think about your health and reach for the oil.

While the question of whether vitamin E prevents or promotes cancer has been widely debated in scientific journals and in the news media, scientists at the Center for Cancer Prevention Research, at Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and the Cancer Institute vyzpt of New Jersey, believe that two forms of vitamin E – gamma and delta-tocopherols – found in soybean, canola and corn oils as well as nuts do prevent colon, lung, breast and prostate cancers.
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Cancer Survivors Rock Out at Free Concert Event

Cover band “Come Together” recently entertained a crowd of more than 350 cancer survivors, family, friends and staff members at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s 5th annual “Survivors Rock!”concert, featuring music from The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
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Yoga Therapy for Cancer Class in Ho-Ho-Kus

Room to Breathe Yoga Studio, 18 Sycamore Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey is offering a yoga therapy class for women in any stage of cancer.

This weekly yoga class offers physical and spiritual support. It includes breathing exercises, mindful group discussion, intelligent stretching, healing restorative poses and balancing exercise in a safe, comfortable environment.
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