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Cancer

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee…

 April 23, 2012

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee… Finally! I heard a doctor in the United States announce that coffee can possibly help keep us from getting cancer. Last week on his show, Dr. Oz discussed foods that may help our immune system fight cancerous tumors. Usually, after drinking your coffee in the morning, what is the […]

Dendritic Cells

 April 20, 2012

Dendritic Cells Many of our cancer patients at New Hope Unlimited are coming to us now because of their ability to educate themselves. The internet is a wonderful dictionary but it can also be very confusing. Trying to explain dendritic cells is confusing because these cells are so specialized and are very complex in how […]

Cancer Treatment and the Professional Patient

 April 19, 2012

Cancer Treatment and the Professional Patient Over the years I have been very blessed to have met such wonderful patients and their families who have carried the torch of the dreadful cancer diagnosis. I have had the experience of seeing hundreds of people go through many stages of trying to figure out what, why and […]

Janet’s Story: this is the power of HOPE.

 April 17, 2012

Janet’s Story: this is the power of HOPE. Janet and her husband came to our medical center, New Hope Unlimited, after being told she had late stage lung cancer. She, like all cancer patients was crushed at the news. She had felt healthy all her life but started a cough that she seemed to not […]

New Study Reveals Sleeping Pills Increase Risk of Cancer and Death

 April 17, 2012

New Study Reveals Sleeping Pills Increase Risk of Cancer and Death It was reported that last year in the United States alone, there were over 60 million prescriptions filled for sleeping pills. A recent study reported in a reliable British Medical Journal revealed what I feel could be some eye opening news. The study compared 10,529 people […]

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 […]