Mesothelioma Basics

Mesothelioma Basics

April 12, 2019

Mesothelioma Basics We’re hearing a lot about this cancer from worker’s compensation attorney’s commercials on television. We offer evidence based mesothelioma basics. information. Benign Mesothelioma Benign Mesothelioma is not cancerous. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, “Benign mesothelioma is a growth of the mesothelium that does not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. Benign mesothelioma tumours are not usually … Read More

Environmental Toxins

Environmental Toxins

August 4, 2018

Environmental toxins are all around us in our everyday lives. They hide in places we would least expect. NIH National Cancer Institute explains that substances in the environment can actually damage our DNA. Damaged DNA can lead to changes in our cells, which then leads to cancer. Some of these substances can be avoided easily. … Read More

Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer

Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer

March 29, 2019

New Guidlines Genetic testing recommended for all patients with breast cancer. In a paper published in the journal Oncology on March 12, 2019, the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) have come to a consensus on new guidelines for patients with a history of breast cancer. More than 15 oncology and breast health physicians contributed to the new … Read More

Connection Between Ovarian and Breast Cancer

Connection Between Ovarian and Breast Cancer

March 13, 2019

Making the Connection The connection between ovarian and breast cancer is related to the inherited mutation BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Having one of thesh gene mutations predisposes women to breast cancer and ovarian cancer. According to the University of Colorado Gynecologic Oncology, “BRCA 1 & 2 are involved in DNA repair and cell growth, but when … Read More

Extended Endocrine Therapy: Is 5 Years Enough?

Extended Endocrine Therapy: Is 5 Years Enough?

July 7, 2018

Extended Endocrine Therapy: Is 5 Years Enough? Extended Endocrine Therapy: Is 5 Years Enough? NBC ran a story on this in 2017 citing a New England Journal of Medicine study that asked Extended Endocrine Therapy: Is 5 Years Enough? found extending therapy extends protection from recurrence. Breast cancer survivors will want to discuss these new findings with their doctors. The … Read More

Does Eating Organic Lower Cancer Risk?

Does Eating Organic Lower Cancer Risk?

February 5, 2019

Does Eating Organic Lower Cancer Risk? Does eating organic lower cancer risk? By now you’ve probably heard of the “dirty dozen”. In case you haven’t, it’s a list of foods that have a high incidence of pesticides. In 2018 it became a bakers’ dozen with 13 items the Environmental Working Group advises consumers to buy … Read More

Chemicals in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice

Chemicals in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice

October 10, 2018

Chemicals in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice. A new study from London’s Francis Crick Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years. Eat your veggies! Researchers have confirmed that chemicals in vegetables prevent colon cancer in mice. The research paper, published on August 21 2018, in  Immunity, shows that mice on a diet rich … Read More

Mesothelioma Basics

Mesothelioma Basics

April 12, 2019

Mesothelioma Basics We’re hearing a lot about this cancer from worker’s compensation attorney’s commercials on television. We offer evidence based mesothelioma basics. information. Benign Mesothelioma Benign Mesothelioma is not cancerous. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, “Benign mesothelioma is a growth of the mesothelium that does not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. Benign mesothelioma tumours are not usually … Read More