Doctor Vaagn Andikyan of Armenian decent, attributes the successful treatment and good prognosis to the delivery of high quality, compassionate care, and team-based collaboration by cancer care experts at the Danbury Hospital.
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I ran across this statistic for the first time a few days ago and found it quite puzzling. Why would such a large percentage of doctors refuse a treatment that they would recommend to others?
If you are one to enjoy a few cups of coffee a day, drink up, because there is encouraging news out of England suggesting that not only is drinking coffee good for you, but the optimal number of cups imbibed per day (on average, of course) for leading a more healthy - and more lengthy - existence has been ascertained. Research suggests that drinking three to four cups of coffee daily has numerous health benefits, as opposed to those who abstain from drinking the dark rejuvenator at all.
Food is extremely powerful. Every time you eat, you have two choices: to nurture your body or harm it. I don't know why so many in today's society seem so oblivious to this fact, mindlessly consuming whatever they please, as though what they are consuming will have no effect on their body.
It's a phrase we are all familiar with - "laughter is the best medicine". Because it is such a pleasant and positive phrase, we like to repeat it. How well, though, does this really stand up to scientific scrutiny?
You might not know it, and you may have been told by your doctor it's harmless, but most of us are infected with a herpes virus called Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). For most, not all, the virus reveals itself as glandular fever or infectious mononucleosis. Now, in a quest to understand "How do viruses cause cancer in humans?" more and more research is associating EBV with cancer.
In his book, "Hope Never Dies: How 20 Late-Stage and Terminal Cancer Patients Beat the Odds" Rick Shapiro shines a bright ray of hope into the dark world of cancer through the words of those who have emerged onto the other side alive. He interviewed 20 cancer survivors with both late-stage and terminal diagnoses and compiled their stories to show the world that a cancer diagnosis doesn't have to be a death sentence because these patients beat the odds.
The American Cancer Society’s estimates that this year alone, about 53,670 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States.
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.