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Breast Cancer: What Makes It Spread

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
When you have breast cancer, malignant cells are constantly spread in the body. Why don't they always take hold? The biological terrain determines this and is discussed. Host defenses and degree of malignancy are addressed.          

Brisk Walking Helps Prostate Cancer

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2015
Men with prostate cancer that is localized to the prostate can improve their outcomes if they walk briskly for at least 3 hours a week. This high-intensity exercise delayed and possibly even prevented the progression of their disease as they were found to have a 57% lower rate of progression of disease than men walking at a slower pace. They also found that brisk...

Cancer Prevention

submitted by: admin on 02/16/2015
The early detection of cancer is often confused with cancer prevention. It is far better to not get cancer than to deal with even the very earliest of cancers. A healthy lifestyle is the most powerful medicine in the universe and it is within our power to pay attention to the style in which we live our lives! We know what causes cancer and it is straightforward...

Cancer Prevention and Options for Treatment

submitted by: admin on 06/19/2016
The definition of cancer means that cancer cells don't die as they are programmed, they lack apoptosis. The reasons for this range from genetic defects to overgrowth of chromosomes. Cancer is believed to be caused by genetic and epigenetic factors that include poor lifestyle, radiation exposure, infections, pollution, and more. The spread of cancer is complicated;...

Do Biopsies Spread Cancer?

submitted by: admin on 01/23/2015
A Mayo Clinic article published in the journal, GUT, in January of 2015 looked at whether or not biopsies of cancers caused spreading of pancreatic cancers. What they found was very surprising. Not only did the cancers not spread the but the survival rate if there was a biopsy was much longer! Wow! This is a bit hard to believe, but it is what they found...

Gut Microflora and Colon Cancer

submitted by: admin on 04/24/2014
Studies from the Wistar Institute published in April of 2014 suggest that the microbes that make up the microflora of the intestinal tract can suppress DNA repair in the cells lining the intestinal tract and lead to colorectal cancer. It is only recently that most gastroenterologists have begun to appreciate the importance of the microflora in the gut. We...

Hypnosis and Local Anesthesia is Better and Safer Anesthesia

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Using a combination of hypnosis and local anesthesia can aid in healing and reduce drug use and time spent in the hospital. It could also help avoid cancer recurrences and metastases. Two clinical studies showed these results. It appears that hypnosis works by reducing the perception of pain as suggested by functional MRI studies and PET scans.      

Peaches Inhibit Breast Cancer Metastases

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2014
Based on studies on mice, the extract of peaches inhibit breasts cancer metastases. Scientists from Texas A&M published an article in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of Nutritional Chemistry implanted breast cancer cells in mice and discovered that peach extracts rich in polyphenols inhibited a marker gene in the lungs that reflected resistance for...

The Importance of Sleep if You have Cancer

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2014
According to a study published in January of 2014 in the journal Cancer Research, poor sleep accelerates cancer growth, makes cancer cells more aggressive, and weakens immunity. In fact, it is the weakened immunity that leads to increasing the aggressiveness of cancer.  In this study researchers transplanted breast cancer cells into mice and then...

The Value of Removing Primary Breast Cancer Tumors

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Women with metastatic breast cancer are 40% more likely to survive if they have the primary tumor removed. It appears that the primary tumor feeds the cancer. Thus, it appears that removing the primary cancer in breast cancer is a good idea.