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Apples are a Perfect Pick

Posted on February 12, 2018

We have all heard about how good apples are for you. As I write this article, I would like to caution any of the cancer patients about over eating apples. Our patients at New Hope Unlimited are cautioned not eat them during treatment. My reasoning for this is simple. There are a lot of studies […]

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Pancreatic Cancer 3rd Biggest Cancer Killer In EU

Posted on February 8, 2018

It is believed that the number of deaths from pancreatic cancer will overtake breast cancer mortality in the EU in 2017, according to a new study.  These findings were recently presented at UEG Week 2016, and mean that pancreatic cancer will become the third leading cause of death from cancer in the EU behind lung […]

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Hyaluronic Acid May Not Be Good For Cancer

Posted on February 2, 2018

It has be found that usually cancer drugs fail because they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumors. Biophysical Journal published a study that reveals large, naturally occurring molecule called hyaluronic acid is primarily responsible for generating elevated gel-fluid pressures in tumors. Treatment with an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid normalized fluid pressure […]

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Chemo and Alternative Medicine

Posted on February 1, 2018

At last! A study that proves complementary and alternative medicine can work. Those women with early-stage breast cancer that had used dietary supplements and multiple types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), were less likely to start chemotherapy than nonusers of CAM, according to a new study that was published online by Jama Oncology.  Despite […]

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New Cancer Drugs-Little Effect On Survival

Posted on January 18, 2018

Three cheers for Peter Wise! Finally someone is calling for better consent/education processes and better ethical treatment. Considerable amount of money is spent on cancer. There has been considerable investment and innovation in creating new cancer drugs that have been approved in the past 10 years. It has been found that these drugs have had […]

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Aldo-Ketose and Cancer Spread

Posted on January 11, 2018

Once again, a good study done outside of the US. It seems that all the good studies for cancer are completed outside the US. What has happed to us? We were the first to put a man on the moon. That was not a simple task either. Let’s be the first to cure cancer! Research […]

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Palliative, Hospice Care For Cancer Patients

Posted on December 14, 2017

The American Society of Clinical Oncology recommends that those patients with advanced cancer receive palliative care soon after they are diagnosed and receive hospice care for at least the last three days of their life. There are major gaps between these recommendations and the real-life practice, according to a study. The care received by all […]

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Breast, Radiation-Free Mammogram Alternative

Posted on December 11, 2017

There is a new method that identifies cancerous tumors by blood vessel structure. Around a million women in the Netherlands undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer. This x-ray is unpleasant and the researchers at TU Eindhoven are working on a breast-friendly method that does not use radiation and is more accurate. It […]

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Three Signs of Thyroid Cancer to Look Out For

Posted on December 6, 2017

We always associate a sore throat with common colds, allergies, or excessive exposure to pollutants. Fact is, it could be potentially serious, especially when it happens more often than usual. Thyroid cancer occurs when abnormal cells start growing in your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland, known for its butterfly shape, is located in the front […]

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Cancer & Night Sweats

Posted on November 20, 2017

Typically cancer symptoms will vary from person to person and will depend upon the type of cancer, where it appears, its size and severity as well as how it affects the body.   Lowering body temperature is the result and purpose of sweating.  The heat escapes through the skin when the water and salt are […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon