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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Childhood Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Adult Heart Problems

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A new study published in the European Heart Journal concluded that survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of suffering prematurely from cardiovascular disease in adulthood. In the study survivors of childhood cancer were followed into adulthood and compared with a non cancer sample from the general population,. The study population as adults were at higher risk of high blood pressure and dyslipidaemia (unusually high levels of...

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Carl O Helvie Interview on Chicago Media 3

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Yesterday I was interviewed on Chicago Media 3 by William Maxwell on my cancer journey and my recently published book Reducing Your Cancer Book. Enjoy the interview below. .. http://www.chicago3media.com/carl-o-helvie-author-reducing-your-cancer-risk-holistic-approach

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Some skin bacteria may protect against cancer.

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A new study published in Science Advances concluded that there is a potential role for some bacteria on the skin—protecting against cancer. S epidermidis. a common bacteria on healthy skin, exerts a selective ability to inhibit the growth of some cancers, They said “This unique strain of skin bacteria produces a chemical that kills several types of cancer cells but does not appear to be toxic to normal cells.” The researchers...

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Liquid Biopsy/ Evaluating Cancer Treatment

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Liquid Biopsy, a blood test that detects circulating DNA tumor DNA, may not only sound an early alert that a treatment effect is diminishing but may also may offer clues about what to do next according to a new study published   Researchers say “We have shown that integrating regular liquid biopsy into our patient routine care is feasible and easily incorporated into clinical practice.” ” This technology can precisely help us...

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Meditation/Yoga Reverse DNA Response Underlying Stress

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A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology reviewed over a decade of studies  analyzing how our genes are affected by different Mind-Body Interventions and and concluded meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us, they can reverse the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression. Researchers reviewed 18 studies with 846 participants over 11 years and found a pattern of molecular changes...

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Low dose THC relieves stress, but more has opposite effect.

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Research published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence concluded that low levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) , the main psychoactive compound in Marijuana does reduce stress, but in a highly dose-dependent manner. They found very low doses lessened the anxiety of a public speaking task but slightly higher doses actually increased anxiety. Researchers said “We found that THC at low doses reduce stress, while higher doses had the...

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Is High Dose Vitamin C safe?

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A new study published in Cancer Cell researchers found in clinical studies that it was safe to regularly infuse brain and lung cancer patients with 800 to 1,000 times the daily recommended amount of vitamin C as a potential strategy to improve outcomes of standard cancer treatments. In addition, they showed pathways by which altered iron metabolism in cancer cells, and not normal cells, lead to increased sensitivity to cancer cell death caused...

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