Cancer

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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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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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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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The PSA Test Receives a Grade of a “D”—for Its Inaccuracy!

…men for prostate cancer. They gave its accuracy a dismal grade of a “D” and suggested it should no longer be used as a routine screening test in men. The Task Force cited large epidemiological studies showing a combination of PSA screening and early treatment of prostate cancer saves only about one…

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The Health Benefits of Resveratrol

…function, and promotes oral/dental health. * Cancer suppression by preventing cancer cell replication and enhancing cancer cell death in a variety of laboratory cell culture studies. * Muscle health, by reducing muscle wasting associated with diabetes and cancer. How much resveratrol should you take? As…

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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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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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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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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

Cancer-Prevention Tip #8: Use natural COX-2 inhibitors, such as green tea, rosemary, turmeric, ginger, oregano, and omega-3 essential fatty acids. Cancer-Prevention Tip #9: Engage in regular exercise—research shows that exercise is directly connected with prevention of breast, prostate, and colon cancers.…

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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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Can You Follow a Strict, Healthy Vegetarian Diet?

…and he’s absolutely right on many points. For example, I think his theory about animal protein promoting the development of breast and prostate cancer is right on. But I don’t fully subscribe to his general premise. Here’s why. Some vegetarians will not eat meat but will eat eggs and dairy products…

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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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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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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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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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The Best Prostate Health Vitamins

There’s no question that prostate cancer can be scary. Plus, the longer you live, the greater your chances of getting it. But while there’s a lot of information out there on prostate cancer screenings, few doctors are telling their patients what they can do to achieve natural prostate health. One…

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Ease Stress with Gifts that Give Back

…Cure Cancer with Cookies? I love this idea! Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is a great organization that lets you give your friend or loved one a dozen cookies and help find a cure for pediatric cancer at the same time. Best of all, 100 percent of all proceeds goes to research for childhood cancers. Want…

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