Cancer

4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…patients’ progress. Japanese atomic bomb survivors who received a “low” dose of radiation—an average of 40 mSv—had a significant increase in cancer risk. The only time I would agree to an abdominal CT scan is if it would be truly lifesaving, such as if there’s a suspected tumor in the gut. 2…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Supplements

…years ago, cancer was low on the list of dreaded diseases. Today, the pendulum has swung far and wide, and it’s said that one in three people will get cancer. Five Effective Cancer-Fighting Supplements * Fish oil. In laboratory studies, fish oil has been shown to slow the rate at which cancer spreads…

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We Can Knock Out Cancer--Right Now!

…Knockout: Interviews with doctors who are curing cancer... and how to prevent it in the first place. What an experience! Imagine an evening mingling and sharing with Suzanne and all the doctors Dr. Sinatra and I most admire when it comes to knocking out cancer: Stan Burzynski, MD; Nicholas Gonzalez MD; James…

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

cancerous. But a large-scale Canadian study found that colonoscopies only reduce the chance of dying from colorectal cancer by 60 to 70 percent—not the over 90 percent we once thought. What they found is that colonoscopies miss one-third of cancers on the left side of the colon, and nearly all cancers

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Cooking for Cancer

Rebecca Katz, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, believes that “a grounding activity such as cooking and eating well can provide more than nourishment; it can offer a huge psychological boost.” Her philosophy is consistent with that of Dr. Sinatra. He believes that you should eat fresh organically…

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4 Medical Tests You Should Get

…blood every three to four months if you’re able to. No. 2 Medical Test: Colonoscopy: Regular colonoscopies are still the best defense against colon cancer, but what many people don’t realize is that the preparation is as beneficial as the medical test itself. To maximize the cleansing and detox benefits…

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Pomegranate Slows Prostate Cancer and Protects Your Heart

…prostate cancer. And while I am happy to report that all of them are doing well, I am always on the lookout for more natural approaches for the prostate. According to 2011 research out of Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, taking a pomegranate supplement daily may slow the progression of prostate cancer. In…

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Could Optimism Fight Cancer: Why Not?

…I wanted to share it with you. You see, a while back Ashley and her husband Roger (pictured at right) found out that he’d developed esophageal cancer that involved some of the lymph nodes in his neck. Pretty scary stuff for any of us! When they first got the news, they were stunned. But somehow they…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…great source of sulfur, an important antioxidant. * Rosemary — Rosemary contains carnosol, an antioxidant important for the prevention of skin cancer. * Oregano — A natural COX-2 inhibitor and anti-inflammatory, similar to a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) but without the potential…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

…Breast Cancer Awareness Month organization began promoting better awareness of breast cancer. Comprised of national public service organizations, government agencies, and professional media associations, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month actively provides information about breast cancer, as well…

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October Pays Tribute to Breast Cancer Victims and Survivors

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, as most of you know, the pink ribbon is the logo. It has been inspiring to see so many people and businesses contribute to raising funds and awareness about this key women’s health issue. The CDC reports that in 2005, 186,467 women (and 1,764…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Here’s some important prostate cancer news that I want to share with you. New findings just released from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) showed that for some high-risk men, a high-dosage of selenium supplements can be risky for the prostate. What Is the SELECT Trial? It’s…

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Cancer-Fighting Kitchen Book Review

…with the day-to-day aspects of cancer treatment, that it makes a great resource. This past fall, Dr. Sinatra and I attended the annual conference of the American College of Nutrition. I was impressed that one entire morning was dedicated to nutritional solutions for cancer. (Dr. Sinatra will be discussing…

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Breast Cancer Alert: Men Need to Be Careful, Too

…more recently “Pinktober.” October is breast cancer awareness month, which is why you’ve been seeing more fundraising events, complete with pink ribbons, bracelets, tee shirts, and more. But what’s missing in the media frenzy is that breast cancer isn’t just a female concern—many men develop…

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Vitamin E Is Not a Cause of Prostate Cancer

…prostate cancer. But, once again you’re not getting all the facts. This media circus is focused on a study just released by the National Institutes of Health. When they followed up on participants who participated in SELECT, which was a large-scale trial meant to show vitamin E reduces prostate cancer, they…

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Prevent Breast Cancer with Lifestyle Choices

The best way to fight breast cancer is to try to avoid developing it in the first place. And one of the best ways to accomplish this is through anti-cancer lifestyle choices. Dr. Sinatra’s PAMM diet (Pan-Asian Modified Mediterranean)—which he has supported for years now in his books, lectures, newsletters…

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Is Your Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

…what’s even scarier is that your sunscreen may still be letting cancer-causing rays to reach your skin. Right now, a sunscreen can call itself “broad spectrum” even if it only protects against UVB rays, but still lets all the harmful cancer-causing UVA rays through. So they’re giving people a false…

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Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

This week, a panel of from the World Health Organization (WHO) released their findings that cell phones may cause cancer. The WHO panel, which contains 31 scientists from 14 countries, said that the microwave-type radiation from cell phones increases the long-term risk of developing brain tumors. This…

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Mammography in Controversy

Much thanks and appreciation needs to be given to the wide variety of breast cancer organizations that have succeeded in increasing public awareness about the need for early detection of breast cancer through regular self-breast exams and screening. However, most continue to recommend that women age…

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Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

…skin cancer annually are attributed to indoor tanning, according to the British Medical Journal, * Indoor tanners are 67% more likely to develop squamous-cell carcinoma, a more serious form of basal-cell cancer, * Indoor tanning is most likely responsible for about 5% of non-melanoma skin cancers, which…

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