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5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more

May 23 2017 - 9:52pm
5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more

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.

The body of studies show that mushrooms will boost your immunity, and also indicates that the following mushroom species: Agaricu

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Eating nuts may benefit the fight against colon cancer

May 19 2017 - 5:59am
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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.

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New Drug Delivery Trial Using Spherical Nucleic Acids and Nanoparticles Provides Hope for Glioblastoma Patients

May 18 2017 - 11:26pm
Spherical Nucleic Acid Gold Nanoparticle

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.

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Exercise Improves Cancer Treatment by Combatting Fatigue

May 18 2017 - 2:58pm
Exercise and Cancer Treatment

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.

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Cooling Cap Prevents Hair Loss in Women Undergoing Cancer Treatment

May 18 2017 - 11:08am
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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.

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The rise of Esophageal cancer and how to make it stop

May 15 2017 - 10:15pm
The rise of Esophageal cancer and how to make it stop

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.

There are many lifestyle - related issues that may lead to a diagnosis of Esophageal cancer.

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Tomatoes may offer a key to beating stomach cancer

May 14 2017 - 7:19am
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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.

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The top 5 natural ways to heal cancer that people are going for

May 11 2017 - 10:43pm
The top 5 natural ways to heal cancer that people are going for

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

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5 recipes that will benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

May 10 2017 - 10:33pm
5 recipes that will benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

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.

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Positive results can come from bad feelings in cancer patients

Apr 26 2017 - 12:58pm
Bad and good feelings

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.

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Leukemia cancer cells inhibited by olive leaf extract, according to new studies

Apr 5 2017 - 9:39pm
olive leaf extract inhibits proliferation of leukemia cancer cells

Different leukemia cancer cell lines were tested against multiple varieties of olive leaf extract, and the results are promising.

A Tunisian study investigated the use of olive leaf extract on Leukemia HL-60 Cells.

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Caring for the Cancer Caregiver

Mar 27 2017 - 3:09pm
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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.

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9 Deaths From Cancer Directly Caused by Breast Implants

Mar 26 2017 - 11:27am
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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).

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Breakthrough finding uncovers a simple blood test could detect cancer

Mar 21 2017 - 10:22am
Cancer testing breakthrough finds biomarkers that are measurable in the blood to detect the disease.

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.

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Recent studies confirm that Nigella sativa seed oil is a promising anticancer treatment.

Mar 20 2017 - 11:40pm
Nigella Sativa plant ( black seed oil) and its many anticancer activities!

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:

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Promising Blood Test for Cancer of Unknown Primary

Mar 13 2017 - 1:14pm
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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.

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Environmental Causes of Cancer and How You Can Avoid Them

Mar 13 2017 - 11:48am
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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.

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3 tips to raise your body’s Ph and make it hard for abnormal cancer cells

Mar 12 2017 - 10:59pm
Having a balanced ph is a good way to avoid cancer!

There has been extensive research pointing that cancer thrives in an acidic environment (low in PH). So, to raise your body’s Ph is the best way to make your body an inhospitable environment for abnormal cancer cells.

The idea that cancer thrives in low Ph has come from observing that tumor cells, convert glucose (sugar) and other substances to

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Neurofeedback Benefits for Chemotherapy Related Nerve Damage

Mar 6 2017 - 1:03pm
Chemotherapy Related Nerve Damage

Nerve damage is a common adverse effect of certain chemotherapy drugs used to combat cancer. Researchers are hoping they have found a low-risk treatment for this very prevalent concern.

Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy or CIPN is caused by damage to the nerves that control sensation and movement in the arms and legs.

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How Close Do You Follow These Ten Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

Mar 6 2017 - 11:25am
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The American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that close to one in three common cancers in the US can be prevented through lifestyle change.

Do you really know what lowers your risk of developing cancer? The AICR has found that you might not have all of the information you need for cancer prevention.

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Frankincense oil found to be an effective treatment in various types of cancer

Mar 2 2017 - 9:48pm
Frankincense oil an effective treatment for cancer

There is some medical evidence that frankincense can help treat cancer.

A 52 year-old male patient who was diagnosed with invasive high-grade urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) of

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Success! Colon Cancer Death Rates Are Finally Dropping

Mar 2 2017 - 6:25am
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It's a win for gastroenterologists and oncologists across the U.S.. They've collectively brought down death rates from colon cancer.

Colorectal cancer detection and diligent removal of precancerous polyps by doctors throughout the nation have led to a cumulative decrease in fatalities from

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Walking benefits patients with advanced cancer

Feb 18 2017 - 9:44am
Walking and cancer treatment

Researchers have found that the quality of life in patients suffering from advanced cancer is improved with walking.

Advanced cancer can be a very painful and debilitating condition. It appears walking can improve the quality of life in these patients.

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Did You Know Liposuction Helps Cancer Patients? Here's How Lymphoedema Can Be Successfully Treated With This New Liposuction-based Procedure

Feb 15 2017 - 1:27pm
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Here's another way liposuction can help patients that's unrelated to weight loss. Liposuction can help cancer patients look normal after winning their battle.

Liposuction has a lot of stigmas – some see it as a shameful medical procedure for people who couldn't lose weight the healthy way.

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Blood test could improve prostate cancer treatment

Feb 15 2017 - 12:55pm
Blood test for prostate cancer treatment

A blood test has been developed for prostate cancer treatment that is based on changes in DNA. Researchers say they have found DNA alterations can predict alterations in genes for men with metastatic forms of the disease.

Results of a study scheduled for presentation at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium shows prostate cancer treatment can be quickly adjusted for better outcomes by just monitoring a few drops of bl

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