Cancer news, articles and information:
|5/13/2015 - Menopause-like symptoms are a common side effect of a major prostate cancer treatment, but many men are not adequately warned of this possibility.
"Men are warned about side-effects, but clinic appointment times are not long, so doctors can't realistically talk through them all in detail," said Ali...|
|5/12/2015 - The reality of "chemo brain" has been established by researchers who have discovered clear evidence that patients develop cognitive issues after undergoing chemotherapy. The new studies reveal that chemotherapy can lead to problems with focus and recall with a sense of "brain fog" being described by...|
|5/8/2015 - Reishi mushrooms have been valued in the East for thousands of years due to the benefits they can bring to human health. Low immunity levels can make people vulnerable, not only to things like viral or bacterial infections, but also to serious conditions like cancer, since the body is unable to recognize...|
|5/7/2015 - Agrochemical and biotech giant Monsanto claims it is just a global company seeking to help mankind engineer a better life. However, the company is increasingly behaving more like an element of organized crime, especially when faced with science that refutes its claims about how "safe" its genetically...|
|5/7/2015 - Kale has become increasingly popular in recent times as more people not only discover its delicious flavor but also learn more about the many health benefits it can bring. And more evidence shows that one of these benefits is a reduced risk of cancer development.
Cancer remains a serious threat to...|
|5/6/2015 - Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person's risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications....|
|5/5/2015 - Heart attack, cancer and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. While it is impossible to avoid risk factors such as age, sex and family history, there is plenty we can do to protect our bodies against these life-threatening diseases.
Science has shown that eating more fresh, plant-based...|
|5/1/2015 - What mom -- or any person for that matter -- wouldn't enjoy winning $10,000? It's a wonderful prize, not to mention an especially timely one with Mother's Day right around the corner.
Well, it's happening, and the warm and fuzzy feel-good contest is sponsored by none other than Monsanto as part of...|
|4/27/2015 - According to many media reports, a recent study in JAMA Oncology found that omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatment.
"Cancer patients who eat herring and mackerel or take omega-3 supplements may end up resistant to chemotherapy, a study has warned," writes the Daily Mail.
|4/27/2015 - Turmeric is a spice that comes from the Curcuma plant. If you want to purchase fresh turmeric, you may be able to find it at a farmer's market. If not, look for it online.
The rhizome (commonly called a root) looks a lot like ginger root with its brown peel, but it is bright orange to yellow inside....|
|4/18/2015 - Natural light from the sun is very important to the general health and well-being of humans. Recent research has reinforced this; humans need to have regular and prolonged exposure to this natural light so they can experience optimal health.
According to one research team, however, not all the news...|
|4/17/2015 - In the modern, text-heavy vernacular, consider it an "OMG" moment.
Facebook is at it again, using its advertisement targeting software to commit one of the most heinous acts of callousness you could think of. More on that in a moment.
First, some background. According to Mike Kreiger at the Liberty...|
|4/16/2015 - Cancer patients need to understand the danger of vitamin C deficiencies - especially when looking to overcome a cancer diagnosis. In truth, most people suffering with any chronic degenerative disease are vitamin C deficient. Sadly, it's a fact that Western medicine refuses to recognize due to the influence...|
|4/12/2015 - Coffee, a sometimes controversial beverage which many of us start our day with, may not be as bad as some of us think.
While it is true that too much of this warming pick-me-up drink can disrupt sleep, raise heart rate and blood pressure, and mess up digestion, drinking just one cup of coffee a day...|
|4/9/2015 - Authors of a new report published online in Mayo Clinic Proceedings say that dramatically higher prices for cancer medications are beginning to have a negative effect on patient care in the U.S., as well as the American health care system overall.
"Americans with cancer pay 50 percent to 100 percent...|
|4/8/2015 - Doses of vitamin D equivalent to those from daily sun exposure were able to slow and even cure low-grade prostate cancer in a new study conducted by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and presented at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver on March 23.
|3/30/2015 - Health experts are becoming increasingly concerned about the problem of breast cancer overdiagnosis: Women who, because of mammogram recommendations, are subjected to excruciating surgery, radiation or chemotherapy to treat cancers that never would have become dangerous, and which they never would have...|
|3/29/2015 - Dr. David Brownstein, M.D., a board-certified family practitioner and one of the foremost experts on holistic medicine, will be a featured speaker at an upcoming online event discussing natural treatment cures for cancer.
The free, 11-part series, which begins March 30, is called "The Truth About...|
|3/29/2015 - Cancer can be incredibly scary, especially when you don't understand how to prevent the onset through incorporation of a healthy and holistic lifestyle that addresses all the core factors that facilitate its development. Unfortunately, avoidance of this deadly disease is difficult due to the pollution...|
|3/28/2015 - We now know that most cancers are preventable through simple, yet powerful changes in our diet and lifestyle habits. Yet, today we see nearly one in every two people getting some form of cancer in their lifetime, and a typical cancer doctor is only permitted to offer surgery, chemotherapy and radiation...|
|3/27/2015 - The healthy food movement has increasingly gained momentum over the last few years, attracting followers from all over the world who spend a lot of time focusing on which foods to buy and which ones to avoid. Unfortunately, avoiding pesticides and other harmful chemicals is a full-time job, and it's...|
|3/26/2015 - The future of cancer screening may not be in expensive, invasive tests, but simply in having dogs sniff a urine sample. In a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society in San Diego,...|
|3/26/2015 - The major antioxidant compound found in olive oil is capable of killing cancer cells in less than an hour while leaving healthy cells unharmed, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and Hunter College and published in the journal Molecular & Cellular Oncology.
|3/25/2015 - Conventional information outlets -- the corporate-controlled media, government and medical institutions -- have no interest whatsoever in teaching you knowledge and skills that can save your life, keep you out of hospitals and even reverse serious disease. That wisdom comes entirely from independent...|
|3/25/2015 - The chemical industry's stronghold over many of the world's largest and most influential regulatory trendsetters appears to be waning after the World Health Organization (WHO), defying the propaganda endorsements of U.S. regulatory agencies, found that Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, which contains the...|
|3/20/2015 10:44:05 AM - Author, speaker and natural health activist Ty Bollinger will host a new docu-series aimed at presenting natural alternatives to traditional cancer treatment.
The free, 11-part series, which begins March 30, is called, "The Truth About Cancer," and it features dozens of doctors and other holistic...|
|3/20/2015 10:43:57 AM - Dozens of doctors and other holistic treatment specialists are coming together to present a free 11-part series you can access online to discuss how cancer victims can beat their deadly disease naturally.
The series, called "The Truth About Cancer," will include nine actual survivors of cancer who...|
|3/14/2015 - Up until a few decades ago, blueberries didn't have the superfood status they rightfully claim now. As a matter of fact, they were considered lacking in nutrition. Since then, serious testing and analysis have proven blueberries are truly tasty, medicinal foods.
Blueberries are native to North America....|
|3/11/2015 - While there has been a lot of research both in favor and against one of America's favorite drinks, this latest bit of research leaves you feeling a little less guilty after having that second, or third, or even fourth cup of coffee.
The results of a new study suggest that drinking up to four cups...|
|3/7/2015 - One of only three commercially grown fruits native to the United States, cranberries offer a multitude of health benefits that can help ward off cancer, heart disease, diabetes and bacterial infections.
It is unsurprising that cranberries have so many health benefits, considering that the cranberry...|
|3/2/2015 - Wishful thinking simply won't deter from the fact that the cancer industry is just that: an industry. Doctors, drug companies, hospitals and other key stakeholders profit heavily each time a cancer patient submits to the conventional treatment model, which typically involves injecting chemotherapy poisons...|
|3/1/2015 - We know that cancer is out of control, yet we can't seem to slow it down. Cancer has been ingrained into our psyche and is now a significant part of our cultural identity. We have either had it, are dealing with it, or know someone that has been adversely affected by it.
So what factors are we interacting...|
|2/23/2015 - With all of the funds raised from various charitable events geared towards snuffing out cancer, and the industry using this money to try desperately to find that "elusive" cancer cure, it may seem counterintuitive that there are simple solutions to heal cancer.
In fact, while the cancer industry...|
|2/19/2015 - If you cripple your immunity, what have you got? If you wipe out all of your good bacteria in your gut, what's left? Did you know that if you survive with chemotherapy and cancer for five years you are statistically entered in the "cancer books" as a survivor, even if you drop dead the next day due...|
|2/19/2015 - Cancer propaganda is blasted from the airways, the television, the Internet, and print media. Cancer treatment is big business. So are the campaigns that ask you to contribute your hard earned money to find a cure. Meanwhile the big shots at the American Cancer Society make six figures, while claiming...|
|2/17/2015 - Frankincense and myrrh have long been touted for their healing abilities and protective powers. For example, both have ties to Christianity, where they were gifts brought to Bethlehem by the Wise Men. They were also used across a variety of cultures in ancient times; in Egypt, frankincense was used...|
|2/13/2015 - First do no harm...
Somehow this, the most basic promise from physician to patient becomes lost and twisted in the fight to cure cancer. Due to what is called medical consensus, doctors are limited in their approach to fighting this deadly disease. The three basic tools at their disposal are surgery,...|
|2/10/2015 - Many people may enjoy a well-balanced diet and engage in physical activity to stay in shape, but the truth is, that might not be enough to remain healthy. It turns out that simply going about routine activities in the household may jeopardize health; something called Toxic Home Syndrome is to blame.
|2/10/2015 - Turmeric is a bright yellow root with a tan skin that is typically used in Middle Eastern, Northern African, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Turmeric is one of the main ingredients in curry spice blends, and it makes a great addition to soups, meats, salads, stir-frys, and more. It's a very versatile herb...|
|2/6/2015 - A new study published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics suggests that the scent of citronella can inhibit the growth of cancer cells, including cancer of the liver. Researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum, say terpenes, a main component of essential oils, can prevent or slow...|
|2/5/2015 - The leading cause of skin-cancer death in the United States, melanoma, may be prevented by engaging in a habit that's familiar to millions of Americans. The act of drinking coffee might offer protection against the devastating illness, according to a study conducted by researchers from Yale University...|
|2/5/2015 - Cancer patients and their loved ones are often in a state of shock immediately following a new diagnosis. But soon after, they will be searching for answers about treatment options and ways to improve their chances for survival. As they seek out this critical information, many will turn to the American...|
|2/4/2015 - Cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, osteoporosis and heart disease barely even existed in the USA 100 years ago. Doctors were going broke. Natural remedies were in full swing, including those used by herbal healers, the American Indians, midwives and doctors who made house calls. So much for...|
|2/3/2015 - More details on the cancer-preventive benefits of vitamin D have been revealed in a new study published in the journal Gut. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston found that vitamin D plays a critical role in supporting immune system function, including in the prevention and treatment...|
|2/2/2015 - Most people probably live under the assumption that their place of dwelling is a safe haven from all the dangers that lurk "out there." But little do they know that many common household products contain deadly chemicals that are known to cause cancer, reproductive harm, birth defects and other health...|
|1/30/2015 - With cancer poised to become the number one killer in North America and traditional therapies not cutting the mustard for long-term success, it may be time to rethink the war on cancer. We have been focused on killing it conventionally at all costs, even when the collateral damage is significant and...|
|1/28/2015 - The taproot of the beet plant has a long history of use as a medicine. The ancient Romans, for example, would consume beets to treat fevers and constipation. In the Middle Ages, Europeans would turn to these red-colored roots to remedy illnesses related to blood and digestion. And ancient Chinese medicine,...|
|1/25/2015 - The cytoxic effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer are well-established, and increasingly more people are waking up to the fact that this conventional treatment model is a sure death sentence for most critically ill cancer patients. But a whole new level of evil is creeping its...|
|1/23/2015 - It's been said that knowledge is power.
For many breast cancer patients in Brazil, such words ring true, as researchers discovered that providing them with nutritional information may play a role in preventing a recurrence of the disease. In Brazil, where the five-year survival rate is only 58.4...|
|1/20/2015 - The numbers related to those who are diagnosed with cancer and who die from it are sickening, to the point that cancer is on the doorstep of knocking out heart disease as the number one killer in the United States. It is estimated approximately that 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with some type of...|
|1/15/2015 - The breast cancer awareness group known as Susan G. Komen -- think pink ribbons emblazoned on everything during breast cancer awareness month -- has stooped to a whole new level of stupidity with claims that organic food may not be safe for women.
On its website, Komen claims that consumption of...|
|1/15/2015 - First of all, artificial sweeteners are linked to diabetes, so let's not even go there. According to a new study, reaching for "fake" sugars means trading calories for type 2 diabetes -- no thanks! A better choice would be to eat organic honey and exercise, but doctors don't tell you that. So we turn...|
|1/13/2015 - A diet consisting of a variety of raw fresh vegetables is the best prevention and also a potential cure for cancer, depending on how far the cancer has progressed and how easily the body can digest and properly assimilate nutrition. Berries, grapes, broccoli, leafy greens, sprouts, avocados, red and...|
|1/13/2015 - A new "cancer study" could be the most significant study on the disease ever done, but not for any groundbreaking findings. Rather, its significance rests in how completely bizarre its conclusions are: Researchers have now said that getting cancer -- or not -- has nothing to do with outside factors...|
|1/9/2015 - If you were to travel the world trying to search out the most insidious con artists, scammers, hucksters and quacks, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone worse than a pharma-centric oncology doctor. These are the highly-paid hucksters that poison people to death while pretending to sell them "treatment"...|
|1/6/2015 11:23:28 AM - When it comes to medical authorities, human rights no longer exist, especially if you are under the age of 18. Competent young people with informed objection to medical advice no longer have a choice or say over what is forcibly pumped into their bodies. Their parents have no say in what happens to...|
|1/6/2015 - America's mainstream medical system is aggressive and unrelenting, operating with little regard for a patient's quality of life as they mature into old age. Those who are systematically calculated to be at greater risk for specific cancers are often pushed into invasive, costly and unnecessary treatments...|
|12/28/2014 4:05:31 PM - Chances are, you or someone you know has either had a brush with or succumbed to cancer. This destructive disease has been rising steadily and will likely claim the top spot in the leading cause of death in the next few years, with very little hope from the conventional model in turning the tide.
|12/28/2014 - Most of the alternative remedies that are effective with cancer are not as profitable or even patentable since they're not novel. And practitioners who practice other remedies are in peril from federal and state agencies, the FDA and the American Medical Association (AMA), who intend to maintain their...|
|12/27/2014 - My mother has never been the kind of lady who cries easily, but when I was a young boy of 13 or 14, I saw the grief in her eyes and the tears streaming down her face as I never had before the day she learned that her best friend had lost her "battle" with cancer. It was the 1970s, and cancer treatment...|
|12/23/2014 - Taking responsibility for one's health involves more than depending on the decisions of medical professionals, especially when it comes to the management of cancer as a chronic disease. Stage IV cancer patients are told that their condition is treatable but incurable. Advanced cancer can be difficult...|
|12/21/2014 8:41:46 PM - The Justice Department no longer has the funds to raid medical marijuana establishments.
Not long ago, it seemed the movement to legalize marijuana was never going to gain traction. The federal government was eager to override any state law that legalized its use, for any reason. It seemed the only...|
|12/20/2014 - With the current Ebola crisis happening in Africa, many are worried that the virus may spread to other parts of the world. While we don't currently have a verified and effective cure for Ebola, the next best thing that we can do is hope for the best and prepare for the worst. This means strengthening...|
|12/17/2014 3:46:38 PM - They say there's only two things constant in this life: death and taxes. But a third viable contender might be cancer, which an extensive cohort of scientific research has found is caused by prolonged exposure to radiation from cell phones and their associated communication towers.
Contrary to what...|
|12/16/2014 - A major milestone has been reached in the quest for real cancer solutions that don't involve blasting victims' bodies with more cancer-causing radiation or forcing them to undergo poisonous chemotherapy treatments that eventually kill them.
Thanks to the generous support of good folks like our own...|
|12/11/2014 - The evidence continues to mount regarding the harmful health effects of triclosan, an antimicrobial agent found in many consumer care products, including toothpaste. Despite industry claims that the chemical is totally safe, the results of a new study performed by UC Davis scientists beg to differ.
|12/10/2014 - A powerful defense against breast cancer might just be found in the daily habit of eating walnuts. Researchers at Marshall University in Virginia have discovered that breast cancer risk dropped significantly in lab animals who ate a regular diet that included a modest amount of the nut.
|12/9/2014 - An Australian woman in her mid-50s recently posted a YouTube video explaining how she has eliminated her stage IV lung cancer with cannabis after being given a death sentence of six months with no treatment. Her oncologist suggested chemo as an option, but it wouldn't cure her cancer. It would only...|
|12/7/2014 - (By Sandy Lunoe, published on VacTruth.com.)
Unbelievably, the method of producing vaccines using cells that are derived directly from human cancer tumors has been approved even though the vaccines may induce cancer in recipients. This method is cheaper and faster than breeding animals for the culture...|
|12/5/2014 - Colon cancer is third most common cancer for both men and women, and it's the second leading cancer cause of death in the USA. The usual treatments involve surgery and/or chemotherapy.
With surgery, there's a good chance of being saddled with a colostomy bag or ileostomy or ostomy bag worn externally...|
|12/5/2014 - A medical procedure used on women preparing to undergo surgery for uterine fibroids may actually spread cancer throughout the body, potentially turning easily treated cancers into life-threatening forms, the FDA has warned.
The procedure, performed by a device known as a power morcellator, consists...|
|12/1/2014 11:20:01 AM - Most Natural News readers know that broccoli is a good cancer preventative. Not everyone knows that garlic is another good food to help stave off cancer cell reproduction. The compound or trace mineral selenium was isolated as the main cancer fighter, according to the latest research from the University...|
|11/28/2014 - Vitamin D may reduce prostate cancer risk by acting on a gene that lowers inflammation, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center and published in the journal Prostate.
Back in 1990, scientists first suggested that vitamin D might be the common variable...|
|11/26/2014 - Celery has long been associated with good health. The stalks of this aromatic plant, which is believed to have originated from the Mediterranean basin, has been used worldwide to treat countless medical issues ranging from mild constipation to serious inflammatory diseases. Today, over 1 billion pounds...|
|11/26/2014 - They've gained considerable notoriety in recent years for their myriad uses in both aromatherapy and integrative medicine. But did you know that essential oils can also be an effective anti-cancer remedy?
Chinese researchers learned this after studying the healing properties of 10 of the most popular...|
|11/26/2014 - For millions of people, around the world, perfect skin seems like a distant dream. The American Academy of Dermatology reveals that acne affects 40 - 50 million Americans, at a cost of over $2 billion per year. Every year, in the United States, 5 million people are treated for skin cancer - at a cost...|
|11/26/2014 - The "War" on Drugs: First off, there never really was or is a war on drugs. Politicians only care about loss of revenue when it comes to drugs and drug dealers, because they don't pay taxes. Secondly, there was never a war on cancer either, just a fake corporate "search for the cure" to convince everyone...|
|11/18/2014 - Thirteen years ago, Croatian doctors told Ante Kresich that his lung cancer was beyond treatment and to get things in order and prepare to die. It's unclear how he came upon using local raw honey with herbs, but he did, and he fully recovered.
Kresich's exact formula remains a mystery, but a woman...|
|11/18/2014 - It seems as though, with each day that passes, yet another health and environmental hazard is identified as being linked to hydraulic fracking, the process of injecting more than 200 chemicals at high pressure into the ground, shattering rock and releasing one America's most valued resources, natural...|
|11/16/2014 - Women who would like to significantly reduce the risk of ovarian cancer now have a natural and simple way to do so.
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have conducted studies indicating that daily consumption of tea and citrus fruits can lower the risk of developing epithelial ovarian...|
|11/15/2014 - Cucumbers seem to have a mixed reputation in the natural health world. A lot of people assume that these cylindrical green fruits, which originated from southern Asia but are now cultivated worldwide, are lacking in the nutrition department because they are comprised of approximately 96 percent water.
|11/10/2014 - A new report by the Ministry of Health in Cordoba, Argentina, has documented a disturbing trend for those who live in areas where pesticide-intensive GM crops are grown -- specifically, a dramatic spike in cancer deaths.
The report covered five years of collected data. The average cancer deaths in...|
|10/31/2014 - The cut, poison and burn mentality of conventional oncology views cancer as an 'enemy' that must be destroyed. But, in order to live cancer free, holistically-minded physicians remind us that cancer (or any other chronic disease) is merely a symptom of the problem. In other words, to remove the threat...|
|10/29/2014 - By now, Americans are aware that breast cancer exists, thanks to the pink color-branding marketed by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The foundation has literally "pink washed" the entire month of October, routinely partnering with outside organizations to sell products and raise money for their pink...|
|10/27/2014 - Although there's no solid scientific evidence at the moment that cannabinoids or cannabis can cure cancer, it seems like more and more patients are seeing success in cancer reduction by using cannabis. Does it mean that cannabis can cut the risk of cancer and effectively treat cancer? Many health benefits...|
|10/25/2014 - The truth about vitamin D is finally leaking out into the mainstream media. While Natural News has led the way for years, showing various ways one can empower their own immune system, the mainstream media outlets have been hell bent in covering up the fact that something as simple as vitamin D can help...|
|10/23/2014 - If you need another reason to add more celery into your diet, researchers have now identified a compound in the vegetable that demonstrates anti-tumor activity. Effective against several types of cancer -- including those of the pancreas, ovaries, liver, small intestine, stomach, lung and breast --...|
|10/21/2014 - It's October, and with that we are blasted with pink paraphernalia and special events (cancer runs) to help us recognize the growing problem of breast cancer. It is during this campaign that we also are reminded that the best plan is to learn how to detect cancer in the early stages, while scientists...|
|10/8/2014 - Arsenic is considered a carcinogen and is linked to various cancers and other diseases. High doses have been used to poison people surreptitiously, because it is colorless and odorless. There are two types of arsenic, organic and inorganic.
The most insidiously toxic is inorganic, but low levels...|
|10/7/2014 - Tremendous success this past spring of the Internet-streamed docu-series The Quest for the Cure has led organizers of that event to create and host a brand-new docu-series that will feature more experts discussing a range of natural cures for cancer.
The pre-launch of the new series begins September...|
|10/6/2014 - The toxic agricultural chemical 2,4-D (Enlist Duo) is about to be approved by the EPA and USDA for giving all Americans cancer as quickly as possible in order to help Obamacare apply chemotherapy to the masses. Americans should be given chemo-coupons with the new cancer food SNAP credits, because once...|
|10/2/2014 - Tremendous success this past spring of the Internet-streamed docu-series The Quest for the Cure has led organizers of that event to create and host a brand-new docu-series that will feature more experts discussing a range of natural cures for cancer.
The pre-launch of the new series begins September...|
|9/28/2014 - A new study has found that nearly 10 percent of U.S. cancer survivors are still smoking up to 15 cigarettes every day. Are they insane? Do they know what the cigarettes are doing to their life, or do they not really have the right "choices" needed to quit? -- That is the question. They must be counseled,...|
|9/24/2014 - Even though mammography is the most widely used screening method for breast cancer, there are a number of valid arguments for alternative methods. Research has shown that mammograms are not the definitive answer to early detection, and in fact, can often cause more problems than they solve. So what...|
|9/24/2014 - Instead of opting for chemotherapy and radiation in an attempt to shrink an inoperable brain tumor, the father of an eight-month-old baby pushed for alternative treatment with cannabis oil. The baby's physician, Dr. William Courtney, was initially skeptical early in his career about cannabis as medicine...|
|9/20/2014 - Max Gerson did not set out to cure cancer, his first goal was to cure migraines, his own affliction. After developing a diet that alleviated his headaches, he recommended his diet to his patients who suffered from migraines. One of his patients not only recovered from migraines, his skin tuberculosis...|
|9/19/2014 - Breast cancer patients who consume large amounts of soy may make the disease worse, according to a study conducted by researchers from Georgetown University and the Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on September 4.
|9/19/2014 - Fifty-one-year-old Carol Jumper had recently fallen ill for a few weeks. Her fiancee rushed her to the nearest emergency room to their home in the Hopewell Township of Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Soon after, she was diagnosed with cancer affecting her liver, ovaries, and pancreas. And soon after...|
|9/17/2014 1:44:25 AM - The National Cancer Institute hired the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to determine whether bras are linked to breast cancer. A primary purpose of the study was to prove that bras are not linked to breast cancer, which kills about 40,000 in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer...|
|9/15/2014 9:11:21 PM - Cancer. The very word causes a recoil, a visceral awareness that our statistical probability of "catching" this "disease" is astronomically high. Current statistics tell us 1 out of 2 men and 1 out of 3 women will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. More than 1 million Americans...|
|9/11/2014 - An increasing number of studies are showing links between healthy eating habits and the prevention of certain forms of cancer. Moreover, research has found that colorful fresh foods which tend to be high in immune-boosting phytochemicals, are particularly adept at this. Below is a discussion of the...|
|9/10/2014 - The latest health report from Fukushima Prefecture counts 104 young people with confirmed or suspected thyroid cancer, suggesting a dramatically higher than normal rate. Because nuclear disasters release large amounts of radioactive iodine, which accumulates in the thyroid gland, thyroid cancer is a...|
|9/9/2014 - Some people believe that regularly smoking the 7,000 chemicals in commercial cigarettes is the quickest way to get cancer in the world. Other folks believe that artificial sweeteners, because they taste so sweet, trick the body into ingesting them and are the "Trojan horses" of the food industry, causing...|
|9/5/2014 - For those living in US, about 70 percent of the processed foods one consumes daily actually contain genetically modified (GM) ingredients. Should this be of concern? Yes! Studies, few as there are, show a strong link between GM-foods and cancer. And it is time to learn about them.
Proponents of GM-foods...|
|9/2/2014 - With modern lifestyles, people are exposed to multiple carcinogenic agents on a daily basis. It is hence no wonder that cancer rates are soaring. To keep far away from this terrifying disease, below is a list of cancer foods that cannot be ignored.
1. Flavonoid-rich berries These berries include...|
|9/1/2014 - The sun is out for most of us, and exposure to sunlight typically brings with it fears of skin cancer. Many people avoid the sun totally to prevent this fate, but is that a wise choice? The research on how sun exposure, sunburn and skin cancer are linked could surprise many.
Let's examine some facts...|
|8/31/2014 - In 2014 alone, an estimated 233,000 men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis, and nearly 30,000 of them will die from the disease. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer among men worldwide, after lung or bronchial cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...|
|8/31/2014 - Many Americans today are very health conscious. However, the use of food to help ensure proper health is not as widely known to many Americans. In many countries in Europe and the Far East, the use of food for medicinal purposes is quite common practice. For example, fennel is widely used throughout...|
|8/29/2014 - While it's important to eat a range of fruits and vegetables to help maintain overall health, a recent study has found that tomato consumption is particularly ideal for men wishing to reduce their risk of prostate cancer.(1)
The study, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, divided men...|
|8/27/2014 - As terrifying as a diagnosis of cancer can be, stories of individuals taking their health into their own hands, and defeating so-called 'terminal' illness through natural methods are common. Whether using a strict raw vegan or traditional vegetarian diet, Gerson therapy or macrobiotics, these former...|
|8/26/2014 - The dangers of sugar on oral health are heavily documented. Its adverse effects on weight and obesity, issues that are becoming increasingly common, have been emphasized a great deal in the past few decades as well. Now, new hazards when it comes to consuming too much sugar can be added to the roster:...|
|8/26/2014 - Excess weight sure is easy to come by, but hard to drop; that's just a simple fact. Cravings for the "bad sugars," the bad fat and the bad salt can be overwhelming, but so can the health detriment from being overweight or obese for an extended period of time. Not only could you find yourself battling...|
|8/24/2014 7:45:34 PM - In order to defeat cancer and ensure there is no recurrence, the body must be brought into balance and the immune system rebuilt and fine tuned. So how is this feat accomplished? Detox, detox, detox and achieve a slightly alkaline pH, while filling the body with the best, organic, nutritionally dense...|
|8/23/2014 - Dow AgroSciences is getting closer to releasing their "Enlist Weed Control System," a new package that includes two "old" chemicals, glyphosate and 2,4-D, along with seeds genetically engineered to withstand the combination.
The package will provide "robust" tolerance for glyphosate-resistant crops,...|
|8/22/2014 - With all the high tech screenings, procedures, drugs, and research, one would have to think that the "war on cancer" would be seeing some forms of success. Yet, men still have a slightly less than 1 in 2 lifetime risk of developing cancer, and for women, the risk is a little more than 1 in 3. Approximately...|
|8/19/2014 - In matters of health and disease prevention, few things strike as much fear for many people as a diagnosis of cancer. This is especially true in the case of pancreatic cancer, a particularly aggressive form of the disease that has a survival rate of less than 5 percent after five years from diagnosis....|
|8/17/2014 - Now that the mainstream media has planted the seeds of fear with regard to the stateside spread of Ebola, the stage is set for the eventual release of Ebola drugs and vaccines to supposedly combat this deadly illness. But experimental drugs already administered to two American aid workers, which contain...|
|8/17/2014 - Residents in southeast Houston are accusing the city of "environmental racism" following their refusal to clean up an abandoned cleaning facility that some residents say is affecting their health.
Custom Environmental Services (CES) filed bankruptcy and closed its doors in 2010 after the facility...|
|8/15/2014 - When it comes to cancer, no one wants to be caught off guard with its diagnosis. Unfortunately, many people are initially surprised when they hear that they have the signs of a particular type of cancer only to later realize that the signs had been there for quite some time. Because early detection...|
|8/12/2014 - A panel of World Health Organization "ethicists" has declared it is ethically acceptable for drug companies to run medical experiments on Ebola victims. "The WHO panel unanimously concluded that it is ethical to offer medications to fight the Ebola virus, even if their effectiveness or adverse effects...|
|8/7/2014 - You may remember the stir that DMSO created in the 1970s when it emerged as a miraculous healing agent and adjuvant for treating many health issues. Some MDs were using it on cancer patients successfully. Then, DMSO mostly faded out of the natural healing picture.
Recently, the Camelot Cancer Care...|
|8/5/2014 - It's an absolute miracle, an alliance of divine life, how the Earth is positioned, so delicately in relation to the sun. Two stellar bodies communicating with such intricacy and harmony in space and time, one sphere rotating in seasonal rhythm, the other projecting flares of brilliant heat and light.
|8/5/2014 - Despite decades of research, with billions of dollars spent each year, the war on cancer has been a dismal failure. Most people equate cancer with death, or at least, an excruciating journey back to health filled with physical debilitation and pain. However, just like any disease process, the first...|
|8/4/2014 - Raspberries are not only tasty, they are very rich in various phytonutrients that make them a delicious way to fortify the body. The vast majority of the phytonutrients found in raspberries are provided in amounts that are significant in terms of protection against the dangers of oxidative stress and...|
|8/1/2014 - A familiar staple in Indian food, mustard seed is much more than a peppery-tasting spice. It also addresses a number of health ailments, including: cancer, asthma, weight gain and hair issues -- as well as variety of other concerns. Ingesting the seed is one method for reaping the benefits, taking a...|
|7/31/2014 - According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), 1 in every 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. In the United States, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men - behind lung cancer. Sadly, the ACS places diet and lifestyle risk factors lower than uncontrollable...|
|7/30/2014 - Joshua Strayer was once told by seven different specialists that he had stage 3 colon and prostate cancer and that surgical treatment was necessary.(1) Without it, they told the newlywed that his wife might end up a widow in just six short months, a comment that both angered 330-pound Strayer yet propelled...|
|7/29/2014 - Western medicine is so aggressive and cut-throat that even the idea of prevention has been skewed to the point of chopping off and cutting out body parts for "preventing" cancer that isn't even there.
Fear and self-mutilation are not the answer. Today in American mainstream medicine, women are given...|
|7/29/2014 - Along with spinach and kale, broccoli is one of the most nutritious "regular" vegetables in existence. Indeed, this cruciferous, cabbage-like vegetable, which was first grown in the Italian province of Campania, was seen as uniquely valuable among the Ancient Romans due to its significant healing properties.
|7/28/2014 1:45:47 AM - "Those that have attempted to convince the world that the Sun, the Earth's primary source of energy and life causes cancer, have done so with malicious intent to deceive the masses into retreating from the one thing that can prevent disease." -- Dave Mihalovic, Naturopathic Doctor
and writer. 
|7/25/2014 - The Michelle Obama GMO story that went viral Friday has been confirmed as a hoax, and that means we owe the First Lady an apology for the error in reporting. But there's an interesting silver lining in all this: the massive public backlash that sprang from the report confirms once and for all just how...|
|7/25/2014 - We live in a world of outrageous lies fronted by corporate interests, but one of the fundamental undeniable truths of biology is that cancer is curable.
The cures have been known for decades, and they're readily within reach of people everywhere. But we are not allowed to have any knowledge of these...|
|7/25/2014 - A recent study from Harvard School of Public Health shows there to be a link between men who had a vasectomy and their risk for developing prostate cancer that could ultimately prove fatal.(1)
The vasectomy-prostate cancer link Of the nearly 50,000 men who were studied on a follow-up basis that spanned...|
|7/22/2014 - The rapid expansion of the natural health industry is taking the world by storm. More and more people are reading food labels now and demanding products with clean labels, low heavy metals and organic certification.
Here's a wrap-up of some recent launches: Two new books, a new "living produce" IndieGoGo...|
|7/21/2014 - A tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia has been shown in a new study to protect against breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences' (UCAS) College of Life Sciences found that the pericarp of the mangosteen fruit, which is commonly grown in Thailand and Malaysia,...|
|7/18/2014 - An amazing breakthrough has taken place on the cancer research front, with a possible cure coming from a popular Chinese herb. Researchers out of the U.S., publishing their work in the peer-reviewed journal Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, found that triptolide, an extract from the Chinese herb...|
|7/17/2014 - Guanabana is known by a variety of names -- including soursop, cherimoya, custard apple, Brazilian paw paw and graviola. However you recognize this versatile tree, one aspect is clear: guanabana provides powerful relief from a a wide scope of disease. Tackling cancer, herpes, parasites, infections and...|
|7/14/2014 - The seeds of the mustard plant have enjoyed a close connection with human civilizations since time immemorial. The Ancient Greeks and Romans would regularly use them for cooking, and they have been a staple in Indian cuisine for centuries. These robust, spicy-smelling seeds were even mentioned in the...|
|7/14/2014 - You may already be familiar with oregano. It's a warm and savory herb that adds great flavor to sauces in pasta or pizza. What you may not know is that the active component in this herb has impressive healing properties. The active component in oregano that is responsible for its health benefits is...|
|7/14/2014 - Colon cancer is one of the top killers in the modern world today. A 2010 study estimated that the five-year survival rate of colorectal (colon plus rectal) cancer sufferers in Europe was less than 60 percent, while about one-third of colon cancer sufferers in the developed world die from the disease....|
|7/13/2014 - The term food preservatives sounds quite positive, and if you don't look any deeper than the surface, it's a good thing. It means the food that's packaged in boxes, bags, jars and cans has a longer shelf life, before mold, mildew, bacteria and fungi kick into high gear and start breaking down the food,...|
|7/13/2014 - Get the most health benefits out of your cup by filling it with green tea. People have been enjoying the benefits of green tea for centuries. Scientists are just now discovering what people all over the world have known for centuries -- drinking green tea has many health benefits. Now you can learn...|
|7/10/2014 - While most people are focused on paying their own bills, sorting through their own finances and seeking to generate more income, unemployed Brice Royer has made it his mission to pay others' rent. Such generosity is just one example of the many ways he helps others. Of course, the burning question exists:...|
|7/8/2014 - Breast cancer is a hot topic for the American public and societies across the world. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of cancer mortality among women in the United States, says Susan M. Gapstur, PhD, author of "Fat, Fruits, Vegetables, and Breast Cancer Survivorship,"...|
|7/7/2014 - Medical professionals from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine have unveiled five easy-to-follow guidelines for cancer prevention. Their findings were published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition in June 2014. These steps have merit and are great advice for anyone who...|
|7/5/2014 - Agricultural regions that see a heavy use of chemicals and in which genetically modified (GM) crops are grown have a cancer death rate twice as high as the national average, according to a report by the Ministry of Health of Cordoba Province in Argentina.
"Once again, what we have complained about...|
|7/4/2014 - In the United States of America, July 4th is a celebration of political independence from tyranny rule, but it's also a holiday in which millions of Americans terrorize their own bodies with barbequed meats, aspartame-laced sodas and toxic sunscreen chemicals.
Here are five simple put powerful things...|
|7/2/2014 - The sudden diagnosis of cancer, the realization of its presence within, sends a cold paralysis through the mind, down the spine. The presence of cancer does not always mean that the end is imminent; instead, it can serve as an important message to the entire person, signaling for a new course in life.
|6/30/2014 - As if having cancer is not bad enough, there is also a great deal of pain associated with the disease. While this is often not true in the very early stages of the disease -- when it might make it easier to discover the cancer itself -- it is an unfortunate side effect in later stages. It is so bad...|
|6/28/2014 - It's a well-known fact that the more colorful a vegetable is, the more healthy it's likely to be. After all, color indicates the presence of carotenoids, which are the antioxidants that give most vegetables their greatest benefits. Consequently, many of us assume that bland-looking vegetables, such...|
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|6/28/2014 - In an effort to determine the role between gardening and the health of cancer survivors, experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) studied both survivors and gardeners, pairing them together and noting the outcomes. (1)
The study, Harvest for Health, concluded that cancer survivors...|
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