Approximately one in five survivors of breast cancer, who underwent 5 years of chemotherapy and/or radiation, end up having a recurrence within 10 years. And, now, a new blood test has been developed that researchers say is 95 percent accurate in detecting a recurrence of breast cancer – and could help when it comes to tracking how well a patient is responding to treatment.
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There has been a great deal of discussion over the years about the impressive health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables. The finding that diets high in fruit and vegetables can prevent and help in the treatment of cancer has received a particularly large amount of attention. Recent research has shown that the health benefits of eating a lot of these foods is even greater than previously thought.
There have been discoveries of strong associations between poor diets and many types of cancer, with an interesting report now surfacing that beer marinades may help with this problem in some instances. Various preservatives such as nitrites in hotdogs and preservatives in processed meats have been linked to cancer. Yet, these foods are delicious and many people ignore warnings that they could be carcinogenic. Recent research that beer marinades may be helpful in lowering the carcinogenic potential of meat is therefore important.