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

Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice in study

Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice in study

February 16, 2018

Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice in study Stanford researchers have found a cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice in study. The researchers have found that activating T cells in mice’ tumors eliminated even distant metastases. The technique is in clinical trial now with Lymphoma patients. They are using two different agents in unison. By injecting minute … Read More

Cancer Fighting Foods

Cancer Fighting Foods

September 12, 2019

Cancer Fighting Foods The Mayo Clinic produced an excellent video describing foods that are   Cancer Fighting Foods because they are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants are natural cancer fighters as they get rid of free radicals throughout our bodies.

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

Prostate Cancer Fighting Foods

Prostate Cancer Fighting Foods

October 4, 2019

Prostate Cancer Fighting Foods The effect of diet on prostate cancer is actively being researched in seeveral studies.  These studies are indicating that a plant-based diet may be the best choice for men with prostate cancer. We’ll look at prostate cancer fighting foods as well as these studies.  Lifestyle Changes ScienceDaily looked at a study … Read More

Cancer Fighting Foods

Cancer Fighting Foods

September 12, 2019

Cancer Fighting Foods The Mayo Clinic produced an excellent video describing foods that are   Cancer Fighting Foods because they are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants are natural cancer fighters as they get rid of free radicals throughout our bodies.

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

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