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Cancer

Cancer Prevention

 April 13, 2012

Cancer Prevention The American Cancer Society reported in the Cancer Facts & Figures 2005 report that “About 5% to 10% of all cancers are clearly hereditary, in that an inherited genetic alteration predisposes the person to a very high risk of particular cancers.” Their 2010 report states “ About 5% of all cancers are strongly […]

Kids with Cell Phones

 April 11, 2012

Kids with Cell Phones   I just recently heard a statistic that 9 out of 10 children under the age of 10 have cell phones now. Wow, can you imagine the money the cell phone companies are making? For each child with a cell phone, there is a parent or guardian who also has a […]

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake

 April 4, 2012

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake   Researchers have discovered how a “protein master regulator” called mTOR,  is involved in helping  abnormal cells become cancer cells. The protein known as mTOR helps regulate human protein synthesis. This means that the mTOR protein helps normal cells sense nutrients, control cell growth […]

New Study Reveals Red Meat Can Kill

 March 20, 2012

New Study Reveals Red Meat Can Kill A new long term study suggests that eating any type of red meat significantly raises one’s risk of premature death. A diet high in red meat can shorten a life’s expectancy according to researchers at Harvard Medical School. The study tracked an upward number of 110,000 adults for more […]

Your Circadian Rhythms and Cancer

 March 10, 2012

Your Circadian Rhythms and Cancer A circadian rhythm is approximately a 24 hour cycle within the physiological processes of our body and includes physical, mental, and behavioral changes. These such changes are very important to the wellbeing of our immune system. The possibility of having the chance of our circadian rhythms becoming confused may be […]

Cancer and PTSD

 October 29, 2011

Cancer and PTSD   I have wondered for many years why so many of our cancer patients refused to shout from their roof tops when they went into remission. Even after staying in remission for years, some people have been afraid to speak of their ordeals. I always had trouble understanding how some would not […]

Screening for Prostate Cancer

 October 6, 2011

Screening for Prostate Cancer   Dr Sanjay Gupta, M.D. announced on CNN this morning that The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced that they are no longer recommending prostate cancer screening (PSA) for men. They reported that the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test does more harm than good because if the test shows […]

Dr. Brodie & the Personality Traits of Cancer Patients

 September 5, 2011

Dr. Brodie & the Personality Traits of Cancer Patients   Dr. Brodie was a veteran of the alternative cancer treatment movement. He had said that when he worked in the cancer ward as a medical student, it struck him that the patients were suffering more from the cancer treatment than from the cancer.He dedicated his […]