Cancer Matters

Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer discovered

Source: University of Bradford

A simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not has been devised by researchers..... Read more.....

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Great news: Fruits and veggies actually destroy cancer cells

Cancer, second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans, will claim the lives of over 310,000 men and 275,000 women this year, according to current statistics from the American Cancer Society....... Read more......

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Diet and Cancer: Polyphenol trial data suggests significant clinical benefit for prostate cancer

A polyphenol-rich supplement containing broccoli, green tea, tumeric, and pomegranete - a combination known  as pomi-t - could have significant clinical benefits for men with prostate cancer, according to new data............Read more.....

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American Cancer Society, Komen Foundation deny link between bras and breast cancer

Would you believe that two of the nation's most prominent cancer organizations are completely disinterested in a common wardrobe practice that studies suggest could be a leading cause of breast....... Read more.........

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'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products 'As a scientist, all I can do is tell the truth based on the evidence,' says Dr Jane Plant...... Read more.....

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Newest study reinforces the prostate-cancer fighting abilities of a tomato-rich diet

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....... Read more......

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Living with Cancer one day at a time - at the cellular level

When a diagnosis of cancer is confirmed personally by your oncologist after months of clinical procedures, it always comes as a shock........ Read more.......

 

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Cancer news: The untreated live longer

Newly diagnosed cancer patients typically feel overwhelmed – by the prognosis of their illness as well as the mountain of decisions that often face them.

 

And now those decisions may become even more complicated. The Foundation for the Advancement of Cancer Therapy (FACT™) is pointing to a quarter century of research...... Read more.......

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Vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk 10 per cent

Men who have had a vasectomy are more likely to develop prostate cancer, and the more aggressive form that is likely to kill.

The procedure increases the overall risk by 10 per cent, and the chances of developing an advanced or lethal form is even higher—relative to the general population—at up to 20 per cent increased risk.......... Read more.......

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Man heals stage 3 prostate and colon cancers with raw food diet

Joshua Strayer was once told by seven different specialists that he had stage 3 colon and prostate cancer and that surgical treatment was necessary. Without it, they told the newlywed that his wife might end up a widow........... Read more.......

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Study: Radiation can make Cancer 30X more malignant

Following on the heels of recent revelations that x-ray mammography may be contributing to an epidemic of future radiation-induced breast cancers, in a new article titled, "Radiation Treatment Generates Therapy Resistant Cancer Stem Cells From Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells,".......... Read more.....

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Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer

The average American consumes their body weight annually in this cancer-causing substance, and yet hospitals freely feed it to their cancer patients, oblivious to the harm it does........ Read more.......

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Is there a right and a wrong in conventional cancer care?

What are the principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong with regards to conventional cancer care?

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Cancer charity reported to police for issuing false information

The UK’s major cancer charity, Cancer Research UK, has been reported to the Metropolitan Police for being in breach of a recent law for “knowingly or recklessly providing false or misleading information”.

Patrick Rattigan, a naturopath and herbalist, has reported the charity to the Metropolitan Police’s charities investigation unit........ Read more.......

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Yet another cancer doctor admits fabricating false positives to profit from selling toxic chemotherapy

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........... Read more.......

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'Bad luck' of random mutations plays predominant role in cancer, study shows

A statistical model has been created that measures the proportion of cancer incidence, across many tissue types, caused mainly by random mutations that occur when stem cells divide.........

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Olive oil: The key to curing cancer?

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), long-known for its heart health benefits, has now been identified for its rapid destruction of cancer cells. While scientists have proven that the oleocanthal compound found in EVOO causes cell death in cancer cells, they have been unable to provide an explanation for this phenomenon until now.......... Read more.......

Lung cancer now leading cause of cancer death in females in developed countries

The finding is reported in Global Cancer Statistics, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and a consumer-friendly companion publication, Global Cancer Facts & Figures 3rd Edition, both released on World Cancer Day..........

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Estimating the global burden of cancer in 2013; 14.9 million new cases worldwide

Researchers from around the world have worked together to try to measure the global burden of cancer and they estimate there were 14.9 million new cases of cancer...........  

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The medical response to cancer is to put you onto a conveyor belt of limited choice.

When will we stop accepting this fait accompli as conventional wisdom and when will doctors be allowed to do the same?

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Most men with prostate cancer better off by avoiding treatment

Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer would do better by doing nothing—known as ‘watchful waiting’—instead of immediately having aggressive treatment that can have devastating effects on their lives, a new study has suggested........

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One dollar blood test using gold nanoparticles outperforms PSA screen for prostate cancer, study suggests......

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What are you doing?

The one question an oncologist never asks a patient managing their own cancer naturally.

They just don’t want to know, as whatever it is you may be doing does not conform to their expectations of your illness pathway and anything outside of that simply confuses them.

Or does it?.............

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Evolution, not just mutation, drives development of cancer

Solving 'Peto's Paradox,' new model shows selection pressure of healthy tissue keeps cells with cancerous mutations in check...........

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At last, a new model on cancer.

Is this the common sense way to deal with cancer?

I think it is and I am all for it.

A paper published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  in the US - states that the ecosystem of a healthy tissue landscape lets healthy cells outcompete ones with cancerous mutations;

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Alcohol intake increases the risk of breast cancer

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Processed meat can cause cancer  

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Antioxidants cause malignant melanoma to metastasize faster

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We need to learn how to manage cancer ourselves as we get older, because the chances are,

so many of us will be diagnosed with it.........

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Cancer + Meditation  = Mind/Matter.

Your mind is an essential tool in the process of managing and overcoming your cancer.

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