cancer Articles
Statin Drugs Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes Even in Low-Risk Patients
Monday, May 21st, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A pivotal new study concludes that statin drugs sharply reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke even in patients who are at low risk for cardiovascular disease. STATIN DRUGS REDUCE HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES EVEN IN LOW-RISK PATIENTS The cholesterol-lowering drugs known as stat... Read more
Vitamin D Improves Cancer Survival
Monday, May 14th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research shows that higher levels of Vitamin D in the blood increase survival among colorectal cancer patients. VITAMIN D IMPROVES CANCER SURVIVAL As I discuss in my bestselling book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, there is a large body of research evidence avai... Read more
Green Tea Reduces Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels
Monday, May 7th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research finds that green tea may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. GREEN TEA REDUCES CHOLESTEROL, BLOOD SUGAR AND INSULIN LEVELS As I discuss in my bestselling book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, the evidence for green tea as a cancer pre... Read more
Guess who is hiding the magic pill to longevity?
Monday, April 30th, 2012 by drlutz
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Imagine a medicine which protects you against cardiovascular disease, cancers, diabetes, depression and dementia. A medicine which works best when taken regularly and long before any symptoms of any of those diseases appear. A medicine which is cheaper than any supplement or aspi... Read more
Breast cancer sucks but you can deal with it
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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I don't want to say "welcome to my blog" because if you've found my page you've either been diagnosed with breast cancer, know someone who has, or been sent by my mother. Instead, I'll say "thanks for being here." I started my first blog in 2009, after I'd bee... Read more
Day One - Shock of lifetime
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Little discussed fact - it's often in the mammogram waiting room that you realize you have cancer. It's in the way the tech gets quieter and more gentle. It's in her voice when she tells you to please wait because the radiologist would like more pictures. When I went for my mammo... Read more
Needle Biopsies - the long and short of it
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Ouch - sorry for the bad joke in the title. Can't promise it will be my last. My firstexperience with abiopsy was right after the diagnostic mammogram. I was shivering like a leaf from the shock of realizing what was going on when the radiologist gave my breast a few numbing shot... Read more
To Shave or Not to Shave - That is the question
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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Kind of felt it was time to get to the hair or not section. After all, it's the thing every woman thinks of from the moment they hear the word "cancer." It's right after being scared of dying. We can't help it. We're so tied to our hair as part of what defines us as bei... Read more
Spilling the beans (Telling the kids)
Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by AndreaHut
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I have mixed feelings about having gone straight to hair stuff in my last post. There's so much that happens before you ever go bald, butfor me - and for almost every woman I spoke to - losing our hair was the thing we dreaded almost more than losing a boob. Okay - I said almost.... Read more
transitioning
Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by MissBert
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Today I was sitting in a restaurant, eating, and a text message came in on my phone. I thought it was my husband responding to an earlier message from me, and it wasn't. It was from a really good friend of mine, whose adult son has cancer, and the message was to let me know that ... Read more
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