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pomegranate and cancer

Eating pomegranates or drinking pomegranate juice may help prevent and slow the growth of some types of breast cancer. A new study shows a group of phytochemicals called ellagitannins found in abundance in pomegranates inhibited the growth of estrogen-responsive breast cancer in laboratory tests. Read the rest of this entry »

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FDA Approves New Vaccine Cervarix for Prevention of Cervical Cancer

The FDA today approved Cervarix, a new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18. The vaccine is approved for use in girls and women ages 10 years through 25 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alzheimer’s Can Lower Risk of Cancer

Alzheimer Brain ScanThe results of a recent study suggest that people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease are less likely to develop cancer and people with cancer are less likely to contract Alzheimer’s disease.

A group of 3,020 people aged 65 and older were selected. Of this group, 164 people already had Alzheimer’s disease and 522 people already had a cancer diagnosis. Researchers tracked the group for an average of five years to see whether they developed dementia and an average of eight years to see whether they developed cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Medicine for Osteoporosis may cut breast cancer risk

Breast Cancer

Women who took a commonly used class of osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates had significantly fewer invasive breast cancers than women not using the bone-strengthening pills, according to a new analysis of data from the Women’s Health Initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

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Experts question motives of mammogram guidelines

mammography

Cancer experts fear new U.S. breast imaging guidelines that recommend against routine screening mammograms for women in their 40s may have their roots in the current drive in Washington to reform healthcare. Read the rest of this entry »

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Surviving cancer with naturopathy

surviving cancer with naturopathy

Cancer or the ‘Big C’, as it is fearfully referred to, is no longer considered a death sentence. The number of individuals who have survived cancer has considerably increased over the years. Certain adult cancers have a survival rate of 70% or more, while a few childhood cancers may boast of a greater cure rate. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Fabulous Five – Compounds Found Most Effective Against Cancer

Radish effective against cancerResearch is rapidly identifying the compounds from plants that are most effective against cancer. Among those that are proving to be the front line of defense against an initial diagnosis of cancer and to prevent recurrence are DIM, curcumin, EGCG, genistein, and I3C. Each has its own unique actions, and when taken together in small amounts they are much more powerful than taking a large amount of only one or two. Each is readily available in supplement form. Read the rest of this entry »

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