We have all heard that tomatoes are great for our overall health, because they are packed with antioxidants, making them the perfect food to fight cancer, but researchers have found that tomatoes are also photoprotective. So, here are 10 recipes using tomatoes that will help you keep skin cancer away.
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Shellfish and other animal foods may contain metals that increase the risk of cancer.
Fish and shellfish may contain contaminants that are detrimental to health.
"Since most people here have cancer and probably had some pretty close calls to passing, did anyone ever die for a few minutes and come back?" was the question asked in one of the Cancer groups on Facebook. "If you had a near death experience (NDE) what was it like?" continues the person who asked the question. The person said she heard few near death stories and is petrified of death. She also asked how other cancer patience handle the news if they are told that they have few months to live.
Here are some very interesting responses of near death experiences that I share below anonymously for the respect of the people's privacy.
New research has confirmed that chemotherapy is virtually useless for breast cancer patients and discovered, in addition to killing tumor cells, chemotherapy treatment will actually enable cancer cells to spread.
What do global warming, the wooly mammoth, and a cure for cancer have in common? No, it’s not the beginning of a bad joke but a very real possibility. Remember the Jurassic Park movies where scientists genetically engineered and recreated live dinosaurs? Today, scientists are doing exactly that to bring back the wooly mammoth, not for theme park profits, but to save the planet and perhaps find a cure for cancer.
The importance of a healthy liver cannot be questioned, as alternative cancer treatments suggest the necessity of flushing toxins out of the liver on the road to recovery. This is based in solid science, as it is known that the liver’s main functions include: detoxification of the blood, storing large quantities of glucose (for cells), producing bile for digestion, and purifying the blood. So, logically, ridding the liver of toxins will help you treat cancer.
Researchers say glucose may have a significant role in the fight against cancer and inflammatory disease.
Glucose is a simple sugar which generally has a bad reputation due to its association with obesity and diabetes.
If you have been diagnosed with any type of cancer and are thinking about changing your dietary habits, you might want to try adhering to the ketogenic diet. This dietary protocol has been proven to be effective in ameliorating the quality of life in cancer patients, and also inhibit the growth and spread of tumors. Here are 7 recipes that will help you kick -start your ketogenic diet protocol.
Ketogenic diet (KD), which is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet has been used for decades by cancer patients, and there are countless anecdotal evidence that suggests its effectiveness. Recently, studies have revealed that Ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for cancer patients. He is what some studies revealed about the safety and efficacy of going on a ketogenic diet if you have been diagnosed with cancer.
There is a wealth of information on the healing powers of mushrooms, because they are able to affect the production of a protein called cytokine, which is the host’s defense system to fight infections. So, here are 5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more.
Researchers say that the chance of recurrence of colon cancer is dramatically decreased in people who eat nuts.
There has been an established association between dietary factors and colon cancer. Researchers have determined that nuts rank well as a beneficial food in dealing with colon cancer.
New Drug Delivery Trial Using Spherical Nucleic Acids and Nanoparticles Provides Hope for Glioblastoma Patients
A new classification of drugs, spherical nucleic acids attached to nanoparticles are making headlines and may provide hope for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients as Phase 0 clinical trials begin. The drug is the brain child of researchers at Northwestern University who are collaborating with other scientists at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern Medicine to study the response in humans.
“Glioblastoma affects about 30,000 people in the US every year and it is incurable with an expected lifespan of 16-18 months,” says lead researcher Dr. Priya Kumthekar, M.D.
Fatigue is one of the most common and distressing side effects of cancer and its treatment. It is more than just feeling a little tired. Cancer-related fatigue interferes with the ability to do what we might think of as simple things – getting dressed, eating, etc.
There are many causes of cancer-related fatigue, which can be due to either the cancer itself, the treatment, or both.
Hair loss can be a traumatic part of your chemotherapy regimen. Researchers have found a method which may help prevent alopecia.
Not all chemotherapy regimens cause hair loss, but it is common with Adriamycin (doxorubicin), one of the drugs used to fight breast cancer.
Esophageal cancer is one of the least studied and deadliest cancers worldwide because of its extremely aggressive nature and poor survival rate. According to the American cancer society, this disease is 3 to 4 times more common among men than among women. So, here what do you need to know about oesphageal cancer and how to make it stop.
Researchers say that tomato may help to effectively fight stomach cancer.
Tomatoes are a delicious fruit which may help to significantly lower the risk of stomach cancer. Tomatoes are a primary food in the healthy Mediterranean diet.
The Internet is packed with personal testimonies of how people personally battled and healed cancer naturally. Here you find the scientific basis for their claims, and the top 5 natural ways to heal cancer people are going for.
1) Gerson Therapy
Cancer patients suffering from dysphagia is a common side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy. The swallowing difficulty may be caused by fibrosis, which is scarring or stiffness in the throat, esophagus, or mouth. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the adequate diet cancer patients suffering from dysphagia must consist of soft and moisten foods in order to avoid gagging coughing or chocking. But what sort of foods can benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia based on their healing properties?
Firstly, the foods to be consumed must have anticancer abilities, and that can be made into delicious soft meals packed with nutrition.
Researchers say that bad feelings can motivate cancer patients to take positive actions.
Cancer is a devastating diagnosis which brings with it fears of possible intense pain and suffering and premature death. However with aggressive treatment there are many cures of cancer.
Different leukemia cancer cell lines were tested against multiple varieties of olive leaf extract, and the results are promising.
Second-hand smoke, frying meats and burning candles are all linked – and they all contain a chemical known to promote cancer.
Cigarette smoke is obviously filled with many toxic chemicals that are associated with cancer.
When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it affects more than just the patient. Cancer caregivers are especially in need of some TLC during a difficult time.
Cancer. When you first hear the word, you obviously begin thinking about the patient – how they feel, how they will tolerate treatment, how they will get to each critical appointment.
If you were considering getting breast implants, you might want to reconsider! Recent news reports that 9 people have died from getting breast implants.
A plastic surgeon is usually more than happy to encourage you to get breast implants (depending on the circumstances of course).
A breakthrough finding shows a simple blood test could diagnose cancer and help gauge the effect of treatments for the disease.
Researchers at Purdue University discovered a series of proteins in the blood that signal the presence cancer.
Nigella sativa is called a miracle plant since ancient times, and its also marketed as black seed oil. But only the last few decades this plant started to be scientifically investigated in the western world. Recent studies have confirmed folklore that Nigela sativa seed’s oil inhibits the growth of various types of cancer, making its oil a promising anticancer treatment.
Some of the promising studies on Nigella sativa seed oil and its anticancer activities are below:
Cancer treatments work best when you know what kind of cancer you are dealing with. For some, it is unclear where the cancer started so it is more difficult to cure. A new blood test may help with that.
Cancer starts when cells in the body rapidly grow out of control. Most of the time, doctors can find the primary site of the cancer using tests such as CT scans and PET scans.
Recently, a news report focused on “cancer hot spots” in Florida, lending to current research on how the environment can affect cancer risk. Here are some known environmental causes of cancer and how you can avoid them.
The state of Florida is home to Fun, Sun and Disney World – but it also has the sixth highest number of hazardous waste sites.