New Review of Cancer Prevention Book

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Ken Godevenos, President. Accord Consulting, wrote a review of Reducing Your Cancer Risk: A holistic approach that was written by Dr Carl O Helvie, President, to make money for the Holistic Cancer foundation. The review weas placed in Amazon, Facebook. LinkedIn, and Twitter. A link to the review follows. ...

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Can Breast Cancer Formation be prevented without Chemotherapy, Surgery and Radiation?

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A new study published in Science Translational Medicine concluded that a novel breast cancer therapy that partially reverses the cancerous state in cultured breast tumor cells and prevents cancer development in mice, could one day provide a new way to treat early stage s of the disease without surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This involves from a sophisticated effort to reverse-engineer gene networks to identify genes that drive cancer and...

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Does Sunscreen Fully Protect You Against Melanoma?

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A new study published in Nature concluded that sunscreens do not protect totally against the development of skin cancer. Using genetically modified mice susceptible to melanoma the researchers disproved that ultraviolet light causes mutations in the DNA of melenocytes in a gene called p53. P53 is one of the genes considered a guardian  of the genome that is  key in detecting and repairing damage accumulating in cells from ul;ultraviolet light ...

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Is the Timing of the First Cigarette of the Day Associated with Lung Cancer Risk?

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A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute concluded that the timing of the first cigarette of the day may be associated with getting lung cancer in both heavy and light smokers. This factor may be added to standard markers of nicotine dependence that include cigarettes smoked daily, duration of smoking, and cumulative exposure (pack years). Researchers analyzed data on 3249 ever smokers of which 1812 were lung cancer...

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Can Vitamin A Assist in Cancer Prevention?

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Research published recently in the International Journal of Oncology concluded that a derivative of vitamin A known as retinoic acid that is found in carrots and sweet potatoes helps pre-cancer cells revert back to normal cells. The researchers exposed four types of breast cells to different concentrations of retinoic acid including normal, precancerous, cancerous, and fully aggressive cancer cells. They noted that precancer cells began to look...

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Can a Gold Caffeine Drink Fight Cancer?

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Researchers reporting in the American Cancer Society journal Inorganic Chemistry  that combining a caffeine-based drink such as coffee or an energy drink with a small amount of gold could one day be used an an anticancer agent. Both substances have been identified as possible cancer treatments but taken in the amounts separately to do that would have negative effects on healthy cells . Thus, researchers put the two compounds together in...

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Can Olive Oil Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

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A new  report in the Syracuse National Health Examiner discusses research being carried out in Houston Medical Hospital on the use of olive oil to prevent breast cancer in women at increased risk for the disease. In this study they will look at changes in breast density that is known to be correlated with breast cancer before and after one year of treatment with olive oil.  The primary purpose of the study is to show a significant decrease in...

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