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Benefits of Green Tea and Cancer Prevention - New Research
The National Cancer Institue is researching the benefits of green tea. Antioxidants found in green tea may reduce risks of certain types of cancer. We summarize the results of these studies.
Chemotherapy Drugs: Little known side effect
Lung cancer remains the biggest cancer killer, projected to claim 163,510 lives this year. Paclitaxel will be used in the attempt to save the lives of many of these patients.
Breast Cancer May Be Determined In Womb
A renowned cancer epidemiologist, HSPH Professor Dimitrios Trichopoulos has received a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) "Innovator Award" to explore fetal and early-life factors associated with adult breast cancer, including whether exposure to hormones such as estrogens and insulin-like growth factors while in the womb may cause the disease years later.
International Breast Cancer Prevention Study Launches
ExCel research study seeks 4,500 women to participate in clinical trial. A new clinical trial evaluating a novel approach to breast cancer prevention launched in the United States and Canada. Called the ExCel research study, this is the first North American clinical trial to evaluate the role of an aromatase inhibitor in the prevention of breast cancer.
Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer Prevention
Few women at risk for breast cancer willing to use drug to prevent the disease. Fewer than one in five women eligible to take tamoxifen were inclined to take the drug after being told of its risks and benefits, according to a new study. The study, from the May 15, 2005 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, reports that concerns over the drug's adverse effects were the primary reason for refusal.
High Antioxidant Levels Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
Greater levels of selenium, vitamin E and the tomato nutrient lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer in one out of every four Caucasian males -- those who inherit a specific genetic variation that's particularly sensitive to oxidative stress.
Green Tea Helps Fight Cancer
Green tea extract shows promise as an anti-cancer agent, UCLA study finds. Jonsson Cancer Center researchers find green tea may help fight bladder cancer.
Exciting Updates On Natural Cancer Prevention
Now more than ever, Nutritional scientists are discovering and documenting the hidden mechanisms by which whey proteins can prevent cancers as well as wage an all out war against cancerous tumors that have already developed.
Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer
1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. 2. Avoid using any pesticides or chemical sprays in your home. Try to avoid new carpet.
Vitamin E and Lung Cancer Prevention
Lung cancer, the most preventative of all human cancers, remains the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Several studies have shown that vitamin E supplementation is associated with a lower risk of developing lung cancer in non-smokers.
The Effectiveness of Vitamin C
We all know that vitamin C is one of the most popular health supplements which acts as a stimulant for the immune system of our body. Recent research has revealed that vitamin C could play a part in cancer prevention.
About Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way
Can women do more than submit to a yearly examination to insure the health of their breasts? According to Susun Weed, the highly-regarded author of Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way, there are many simple ways for women to increase the health of their breasts.
Myths About Breast Cancer
What you don't know CAN hurt you. Arm yourself with the facts. Here are common myths and misconceptions about breast cancer.
Mammograms- Who Needs Them?
Perhaps no aspect of breast cancer is more widely publicized than screening mammography. Ads on television, in magazines, and in the daily paper urge women to deal with fear about breast cancer by having a yearly mammogram. Were even told that doing this is a way to really care for yourself.
The Prostate, What YOU Don't Know Could Kill You
Prostate cancer is a major killer of men! How is it then that in a poll 96% of men knew nothing at all about the prostate gland. Prostate Cancer is the most common diagnosed cancer in the USA and UK. Next to lung cancer it is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the USA
How To Spot A Malignant Mole
This morning you took a bath. The warm water feels so nice during the cold winter day. There was some funny skin itching on you back. You looked in the mirror, turned this way , that way. There is small mole on your back You remember this spot had been there for years, since childhood. Did this spot get that strange itching?
Tomatoes Fight Cancer Best When Used With Broccoli
A recent study suggested that eating tomatoes and broccoli together can enhance the anti-cancer potency possessed by tomatoes and broccoli. the prostate.
The Diet - Cancer Link
Attitudes to the link between diet and cancer are changing fast. The World Cancer Research Fund was founded specifically to fund and sponsor education and research into the diet-cancer link. There is mounting evidence that the high fat intake in a typical Western diet, along with the low intake of nutritious foods such as vegetables, fruits and wholegrains, may be responsible for up to 35% of cancers.
Thirty Things You Can Do To Avoid Cancer
Make sure you have a pure source of foodstuffs. Obtain fresh, organic produce regularly by joining a vegetable box scheme. Eliminate plastic storage containers from your kitchen and do not buy or store food in plastic or clingfilm
Six Possible Ways to Prevent or Fight Cancer
You may have recently read that due to advances in the treatment of heart disease, cancer has become the number one killer in North America. You might want to know how you can possibly prevent and fight cancer, but if you do have or even think you have cancer or any other health condition, be sure to consult your primary care physician for proper diagnoses and treatment. Some steps that may help you to fight or prevent cancer.
Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?
My studies spanning 25 years and many disciplines have convinced me that the majority of breast cancers are causally related to the high levels of radiation and chemicals released into our air, water, soil, and food over the past 50 years. United States government researchers estimate that 80 percent of all cancers are environmentally linked. What can be done? The answer isn't as simple as a yearly mammogram. That may help detect breast cancer, but it won't prevent it. To prevent breast cancer we need to take individual and collective action.
Benefits of Green Tea and Cancer Prevention
Tea drinking is an ancient tradition dating back 5,000 years in China and India. Long regarded in those cultures as an aid to good health, researchers now are studying tea for possible use in the prevention and treatment of a variety of cancers. Investigators are especially interested in the antioxidants-called catechins-found in tea.
How to Fight Cancer and Win - A Book Review
How to Fight Cancer and Win is a book written by William L. Fischer. Despite being published in 1992, it remains (as of this writing) among the top 20,000 sellers on a popular book-selling site. William Fischer worked for pharmaceutical companies in Germany. He later became a writer on natural healing methods and has traveled far to learn the healing methods that exist in different cultures. In his book, How to Fight Cancer and Win, William doesn't advise you to ignore your oncologist's treatment plan. He does, however, give you plenty of information on how to supplement your fight against cancer. Flaxseed oil is part of that advice.
Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?
We hear it all the time - lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy. In January 2003, the Journal of the American Medical Association featured a study finding that obesity appears to lessen life expectancy, especially among young adults. The researchers compared Body-Mass Index (BMI) to longevity and found a correlation between premature death and higher BMIs.
Top Ten Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is at an all time high in the twenty-first century, especially for women. Listed below are ten preventable causes for breast cancer along with methods to help you reduce your risk.
Five Easy Things You Can Do Now to Help Prevent Breast Cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But many women are calling it Breast Health Awareness Month! Rather than focusing on breast cancer, we choose to concentrate on keeping our breasts healthy through wise lifestyle and dietary choices. The following tips may amaze you, since the actions and foods they suggest run counter to many alternative views of cancer prevention. They are supported with strong research, however - from the lab, with animals, and in long-term human studies. Thus, each of these tips has a solid scientific basis, unlike the assertions made by those intent on selling you their opinions and products.
My Anti-Cancer Lifestyle
An anti-cancer lifestyle is not a rigid set of rules to follow, but a safe space to be filled with your favorite ways of nourishing health and discouraging cancer. Since cancer thrives in a too-ordered situation, relax and let chaos give a hand now and then in the execution of your plan. I include all the following elements in my anti-cancer lifestyle. Were I to be diagnosed with cancer, I would continue to do these things in addition to any other remedies I might choose.
The Underlying Cause of Cancer
Have you ever wondered why so many people are getting cancer today? Maybe the answer lies in the things that we consume. I believe the answer lies in the quality of the nutrition that we consume. The American Cancer Society is telling us that up to one-third of cancer deaths are caused by nutrition, but I believe the number is much higher.
The World Health Organisation and Cancer
A summary of what The World Health Organisation (W.H.O.) have discovered about cancer from scientific research: Cancer is largely preventable: by stopping smoking, providing healthy food and avoiding the exposure to carcinogens. Some of the most frequent cancer types are curable by surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The chance of cure increases substantially if cancer is detected early. Quality of life of cancer patients and their families can be greatly improved by the provision of palliative care. Cancer control is a public health approach aimed at reducing causes and consequences of cancer by translating our knowledge into practice.
The Underlying Cause of Cancer
Have you ever wondered why so many people are getting cancer today? Maybe the answer lies in the things that we consume. Here is some food for thought that may be of interest to you. A survey was conducted approximately ten years ago that said that one out of every three people in North America would develop cancer at some point in their life.
What is Cancer?
Cancer is a process that has always affected animals. Many of us are living longer and cancer has almost been accepted as a normal feature of the ageing process. But statistics do not bear this out. The incidence of cancer is increasing in all age groups. Because cancer cells take some time to grow to a stage where they are a large enough mass to be identifiable, it might be 18 months to 3 years, even 30 years before the disease is diagnosed by a doctor.
Don't Get Cancer
One antidote to cancer is information. In general our responses to cancer are converging, but very slowly. Presently all cancer authorities are agreed on only one thing: Cancer cannot take hold in a healthy immune system
The Toxins In Cigarettes
We have been told that cigarette smoke causes cancer, and that it kills. In this article I would like to make you aware of some of the chemicals found in cigarette smoke that make it so deadly. Here are eleven of the most toxic.
Will The Real Cancer Producers Stand Up?
They can't really stand up but they are running around your body! Cancer and other illnesses are proliferating in your body as you read this! Those cancer producing creatures called free-radicals are over producing and roaming your body just waiting for the moment to make you ill. Defense and defeat is the secret to preventing them from successful producing illness and disease! Antioxidants defenders to the rescue, if you let them!
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