More and more Women are being diagnosed with hormonal cancers including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer. If you are a cancer survivor, you most certainly do not want to get a cancer recurrence. Most women do not realize that there are dangerous factors in their everyday modern lives that increase cancer risk, not just breast cancers, but a broad range of cancers. Knowledge is Power. Put a stop to some of these habits and you could save your own life.
Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her? Today 1 in 8 women in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer. Will you be one of them? The development of cancer is complex. Many factors contribute to the “perfect storm” of conditions that lead to the presence of cancer cells and your body’s inability to stop them from growing. Discovering all the factors that contribute to the development of cancer in any one individual is not simple. It is complex. And it is usually not exactly the same set of factors for each and every person. Learning more about the toxins in your environment and learning more about your genetics can help you to take steps to stay cancer free. There are two primary contributors to the development of cancer: the combination and interaction of your environment and your genetics.
Are stress and depression related to cancer? The reason could possibly have to do with the way stress and depression affects the immune system.
A scientific report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization concludes radio frequencies and electromagnetic fields – including those routinely emitted by mobile phones – are “possibly” carcinogenic to humans.
Inflammation is both causes and is caused by Cancer. We now know that cancer cells are accelerating aging and inflammation. It makes a difference to eat an anti inflammatory diet and include foods, nutrients and herbs that support the bodies own ability to lower inflammation.
Can losing weight prevent you from getting cancer? There are many reasons why being overweight is bad for our health, but most people don’t realize that cancer is one of them. Of course, excess body weight can contribute to serious medical conditions such as heart disease and type II diabetes, but new research shows that the habits that lead to excess body fat might also increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Is it safe to participate in an FDA Approved Study? Maybe Not. In June 2009 the FDA cut corners and fast-tracked the approval of a new medical device without ascertaining its safety because it resembled other similar devices that had been approved in the past. That’s like saying … well this nuclear reactor looks like another one we approved last year, so it must be safe.
A recently published study finds low blood levels of vitamin D may promote more aggressive breast tumors.
The relationship between between low vitamin D levels and higher risk of developing breast cancer has been previously documented in numerous studies. Women with inadequate intake of Viamin D or with low blood levels (below 55ng/ml) have very poor prognosis and higher risk of metastatic disease and death from breast cancer.
This is a great cookbook, not only for cancer patients and cancer survivors, but for anyone who wants to eat a super healthy diet that also fights cancer with food!!
In developed countries like the United States, as much as 85 to 95 percent of many cancers would be prevented by eliminating environmental factors.