Serum Selenium and Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction

It’s been twenty-one years since the first study reported a possible link between elevated serum selenium and prostate cancer risk reduction. In the years since, research has continued to explore this mineral’s role in cancer risk reduction. A literature review in the journal Medicine released this week continues the steadyRead …

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Valter Longo, PhD: Differential Stress – Effects of Fasting on Cancer

Interview by Craig Gustafson / Sponsored by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians 2014 Conference The following is a two-part excerpt of an interview with Valter Longo, PhD. for Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Dec. 2013. Part one of the interview is below, regarding cancer research and fasting. Part twoRead …

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New research suggests kava may prevent lung tumors in smokers

A new study on a special preparation for kava root from the University of Minnesota and Texas Tech University may help explain low rates of lung cancer despite tobacco smoking. Rates of cancer in the South Pacific Islands of Vanuatu, Fiji and Western Samoa are dramatically lower than those inRead …

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Antioxidants And Other Nutrients Do Not Interfere With Chemotherapy Or Radiation Therapy And Can Increase Kill And Increase Survival, Part 1

Charles B. Simone II, MD; Nicole L. Simone, MD; Victoria Simone, RN; Charles B. Simone, MD Introduction Two of every 5 Americans will develop cancer, and the incidence of most cancers has increased annually since 1930.In addition, since 1930, despite the use of radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and improved surgical

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Antioxidants And Other Nutrients Do Not Interfere With Chemotherapy Or Radiation Therapy And Can Increase Kill And Increase Survival, Part 2

Charles B. Simone II, MD; Nicole L. Simone, MD; Victoria Simone, RN; Charles B. Simone, MD Introduction Two of every 5 Americans will develop cancer, and the incidence of most cancers has increased annually since 1930.1-5 In addition, since 1930, despite the use of radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunothera- py, and

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

The anti-inflammatory effect of omega-3 fatty acids may lower the breast cancer risk of obese, post-menopausal women. A study published in Cancer Prevention Research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids have a specific protective effect for obese, post menopausal women with dense breast tissue. Andrea Manni, professor and division chief of endocrinology,Read …

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Adding ginger to spicy foods may lower cancer risk

Ginger, Todays Practitioner

by Peyton Pritikin A compound in ginger, called 6-gingerol, could counteract the risk of stomach cancer in Asian cultures who consume high amounts of spicy foods. Capsaicin has many health benefits, but research shows that the compound that gives peppers their kick can also lead to a higher risk ofRead …

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Study defines risk of colon cancer for first degree relatives

It is commonly known that colorectal cancer risk is greater for first-degree relatives (FDR) of patients with colorectal cancer than the general population. Screening guidelines recommend a colonoscopy every 5 or 10 years beginning at the age of 40, which is dependent on whether colorectal cancer index-case is diagnosed atRead …

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