The American Cancer Society’s estimates that this year alone, about 53,670 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States.
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For most people, the word "cancer" brings up a variety of intense feelings and emotions associated with the disease. For Maryanne Wahmann, that too-real experience began in her early thirties. For about seven years, neither she nor her doctors knew what was causing the wracking gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, including explosive diarrhea and abdominal pain, that some days prevented her from leaving the bathroom. During those years she was a frequent visitor to emergency rooms and physicians’ offices.
If you are on a plant-based, vegan diet for one year or more, your blood is likely to be eight times stronger than those who follow the Standard American Diet, according to some enlightening research.
Usually we hear that oranges are packed with vitamin C, making it a natural immune booster. But recently scientists found that the fruit orange contains a phytonutrient called hesperidin, which has anticancer properties. Below is the scientific research proving that oranges can kill at least 3 types of cancer.
You are what you eat is an old saying, but it truly reflects many scientific findings in modern times. Diet has a role in helping us fight disease and how effectively we do, and this assertion is also true when it comes to cancer. Food for health advocates say that foods rich with antioxidants can help fight disease. Pomegranate fruit has been widely studied for its anti-oxidative potentials, and advocated as anticancer, but why? Below is why pomegranate fruit juice has anticancer properties that warrant the 'anticancer title.'
Grape seed extract is a well known source of powerful antioxidants, which are compounds widely studied and proven to have anticancer properties. So, below are some scientific studies proving that Grape seed extract can kill at least 3 cancers.
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, 1,688,780 new cancer cases and 600,920 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the US. While mainstream treatments like chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy are advocated as cancer treatments, cancer drugs are reported to kill patients faster than cancer itself. Therefore, it is important to learn other non- invasive ways to prevent and treat cancer, so that choosing a treatment can be done out of knowledge, instead of advice. Recently, studies have proven that eating lycopene rich foods is a viable treatment for various cancers. Below is how scientists got to that conclusion.
The anticancer properties of curcumin have been widely spoken about, but what are the studies that warrant such claims? Here you will find out more about scientific findings that prove curcumin can kill at least 3 types of cancer.
According to Oncology Nutrition, juicing is a good option for getting valuable nutrients into your body, if you are in active treatment, are having chewing, swallowing, or digestive problems, or are struggling with excess weight loss due to cancer and it’s treatment. But, what else could you do to maximise the intake of nutrients from the fruits and veggies you juice? Easy, you can try these 5 vegan recipes for cancer patients using leftover juice pulp.
Problems with the prostate gland is fairly common for men over 50, according to webmed. But, developing prostate issues is something that men want to avoid, as the gland plays an important role in male fertility as well as the proper functioning of the urinary tract. An enlarged prostate gland, for example, can block the flow of urine from the bladder causing an urinary tract infection. Mayoclinic suggests that a diet packed with nutrients have a positive impact in prostate health. So, the 5 vegan recipes below will provide all the needed nutrients for optimal prostate gland health.
Vegan foods and natural remedies to treat an enlarged prostate and cut risks of developing prostate cancer
According to prostate cancer UK, age and hormone levels are the main culprits for an enlarged prostate, but dealing with this problem does not increase your risk of developing prostate cancer. One of the worst problems that an enlarged prostate might cause is chronic urine retention, and acute urinary retention, which is when urine passes through painfully or you can’t urinate, respectively. Though cancer is the main worry for men when they hear they have enlarged prostate, these vegan foods and natural remedies listed below to prevent and treat enlarged prostate, will also provide extra health benefits that may prevent the development of prostate cancer.
It is well known that the allium genus, under which are: garlic, onion and Chinese chives, have an incredible therapeutic role in preventing cancer. But, sometimes is hard to have ideas on how to incorporate these ingredients to daily cooking. So, the 5 vegan dishes to maximize the anticancer properties of onion will give you some ideas of how to make onion the star of your cooking, without an effort.
In addition to providing the needed nutrients cells need to stay healthy, the vegan diet also has this going for it.
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.
Shellfish and other animal foods may contain metals that increase the risk of cancer.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
While many people rely on the Ketogenic diet to lose weight or regain their health, many are unknowingly causing harm to their body, according to research.
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.
Hair loss can be a traumatic part of your chemotherapy regimen. Researchers have found a method which may help prevent alopecia.