Mammograms are Not Enough to Save Women From Breast Cancer

Watch this video by Dr. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. from her December 2010 talk at TEDWomen on why mammograms are not enough for early detection of breast cancer in women with dense breasts.  Are you one of the many women who are not getting the right breast screening to prevent breast cancer?

Acupuncture Relieves Fatigue in Cancer Patients

A large study involving over 13,000 patients experiencing chemotherapy related fatigue showed a 31.3% improvement after receiving acupuncture treatment.
Cancer patients looking for alternative cancer treatments to relieve the side effects of chemotherapy can turn to acupuncture for relief of fatigue.

Cancer Causing Chemicals: Dangerous Exposures Everyday

Dangerous Chemicals

More than 80,000 chemicals now in use have never been fully assessed for toxic impacts on human health and the environment. Many of these chemicals are linked to increased incidence of cancer. Watch this shocking and disturbing video by expert Linda Greer.

Acupuncture and Cancer

Acupuncture is effective in helping cancer patients deal with pain, sleep, hot flashes, menopausal symptoms, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, immune support, bone marrow supprssion, anemia, digestion, diarrhea and constipaton and a broad range of quality of life issues including depression and anxiety and sense of well being. Acupuncture treatment for cancer patients and cancer survivors is becoming widely accepted at cancer treatment centers worldwide.

Cancer Causing Cosmetics: Poisons in Your Bathroom

Chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products are currently unregulated. Ingredients such as pthalates, coal tar, talc and parabens have been linked to increased risk of cancer. Many have been banned in Europe but not in the United States. Two excellent sources of information about toxic chemicals in our cosmetics are FemmeToxic (see their list of the “ToxicTwenty”, the most dangerous

Foods that Stop Cancer Growth

foods that stop cancer growth

Fight Cancer In Your Kitchen! In order for microscopic cancer cells to grow into a tumor mass and spread though the body, a blood supply is required. The creation of new blood vessels is called…

Is Soy Safe? Breast Cancer and Menopause

The use of soy phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) for breast cancer survivors and menopausal women have been widely misunderstood. The controversy has stemmed both from lack of good research and the fact that a food component, isoflavones,  has…

Friendship, Longevity and Survival

As life unfolds and challenges arise, having a support system of family and nourishing friendships is vital. Statistics show that cancer patients with family support and a network of friends or those that join support groups have better outcomes and better quality of life.

Cancer Fighting Foods

Red grapes, strawberries, soybeans, dark chocolate, oranges, and green tea are among the foods with the ability to prevent blood vessel growth and thus slow the spread of cancer. ‘What we eat is really our chemotherapy three times a day’