Originally published September 28 2014
Many cancer survivors continue to smoke 15 cigarettes a day despite diagnosis
by S. D. Wells
(NaturalNews) 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, because the scary CDC commercials don't do a thing to help people quit the third most addictive drug in the world, and the medications can cause horrific nightmares and suicidal tendencies, and who needs that coupled with their chemotherapy, surgery, radiation and bad advice?
Hospitals in America are full of MDs and oncologists with ZERO advice in the nutritional "realm" and only offer chemical medications and surgery options for folks being attacked by cancer of the kidneys and liver, organs which you won't survive in this world without. Then there are the woman's ovaries to worry about, another region of the body that cancer likes to attack. Cancer is a blood disease that finds root in a damaged body that's depleted of oxygen and nutrients. Plus, smoking reduces the effectiveness of cancer treatment and increases the "probability of cancer relapse," according to the research of the new study. This is the first LONG-TERM study done on cancer survivors, and it obtained data from nearly 3,000 patients nine years after their diagnoses. They were all part of the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-I.
Younger people, less-educated people, and alcoholics were all more likely to continue to smoke after learning that they were battling cancer.
Some doctors are either so naive or just plain insidious that they won't even blame the cigarettes and the 7,000 chemicals, like bleach, ammonia and pesticide that are being burned up and inhaled with every "cancer stick." It's almost unbelievable -- the cancer-fostering industry of Western quack medicine. The lead author of the study, Lee Westmaas, PhD, was quoted as saying that "We need to do more to intervene with these patients." So what is being done now?
Nearly half of the participants (46 percent) said they WANT to quit, and the rest either weren't planning on quitting or said they weren't sure what would happen. Maybe we could teach them all behavior modification and a flash course in superfoods!
The study was published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention and tells us that at least 10 percent of cancer survivors are still puffing on the "Man's" cancer sticks (called cigarettes) NINE years later. Also, results of the study show that survivors of bladder cancer topped the charts for still smoking -- at 17 percent. I guess nobody told them that smoking ammonia and bleach and then urinating the chemicals out daily for years causes bladder cancer. Plus, smoking causes new mutations in the form of primary cancers. This all comes from a comprehensive cross-sectional analysis of registry data for 2,938 cancer survivors.
Get Free from the "Chains" of Smoking - Choose a Natural Method to Escape!If you smoke now, still, you don't have to "go out like that." If you tried to quit before and failed miserably, you don't have to quit "trying" to quit. The problem before was that the chemicals overwhelmed your body and you didn't replace and replenish your system's nutrient base in time to avoid relapse. Don't let stress, anxiety or depression get the best of you. The organic way to stop smoking is to end your chemical intake altogether, including the air coming into your lungs, the food and drinks going to your gut, and the personal care products being put on your skin. Let's address everything and live past 100 years, happy and healthy. Here's the trailer for the natural method with high success rates for quitting cigarettes in 14 days or less. Learn from an expert how to quit before your body "quits you."
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