Cancer Articles

Cancer is one of the most researched and misunderstood health topics of our generation. Here you will find articles related to various types of cancer and what the latest medical research is showing.

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Gentle and Effective: Insulin Potentiation Chemotherapy

It’s a sad fact of life today, but you probably know someone who was diagnosed with cancer and treated with chemotherapy. You probably also know that chemotherapy produces many unwanted side effects, such as hair loss, severe nausea, skin rashes, | Read More…

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Menopause: Signs, Symptoms, Solutions

What comes to mind when you hear the word “menopause”? If you immediately think of hot flashes, sleepless nights, emotional upheavals, and other miseries, it’s time to set the record straight. Once again, conventional medicine and Big Pharma have taken | Read More…

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Curcumin: Can it Really Prevent Cancer?

Centuries ago, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, observed that we should “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Today, those words are truer than ever, especially when it comes to curcumin, an extract derived from the spice | Read More…

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Genetic Testing & Breast Cancer

Nikki was a “friend of a friend” who originally came to my clinic simply because she lived nearby. She was in fairly good health, had a wonderful marriage, and was very happy with her job behind the scenes on a | Read More…

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Breast Cancer Facts: 5 Common Misconceptions

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means we are awash in products bearing pink ribbons. Even the NFL has gotten into the act with football players and coaches wearing pink. This annual event is intended to raise public awareness | Read More…

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PSA Test Scores: What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You

Very few days go by without me seeing a patient who is concerned about his prostate. And who can blame them? During the next few years, I expect to see cases of prostate cancer continue to increase, until the disease | Read More…

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Prostate Biopsy Alternatives

Reggie had been a patient of mine for more than a decade, until he moved out of the area. So you can imagine how surprised I was to see him in the exam room one day. It turned out, Reggie had | Read More…

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Prostate & BPH Relief in 5 Easy Steps

Prostate problems are increasingly common these days. But, by making a few lifestyle changes and following the guidelines I give my patients, you can protect yourself – and your prostate – from complications. There’s a saying you might have heard | Read More…

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The Newest Breakthroughs in Cancer Care

With cancer at epidemic levels, it’s important to know your medical options. The good news is that there is more help available than traditional doctors and oncologists offer. And best of all, these innovative, effective methods are far easier on | Read More…

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12 Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

It’s a rare day that goes by for me without seeing a female patient who is concerned about breast cancer. And who can blame them? Nearly 300,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, and the disease was fatal | Read More…

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Pancreatitis & Omega-3s: Shelley’s Story

Shelley had been a patient of mine for more a decade. After her career as a flight attendant ended, she decided to follow her lifelong dream of learning how to fly her own plane. With the full support of her | Read More…

The Sugar & Cancer Connection

Sugar & Cancer, The Not-So-Sweet Truth

There’s a painful fact I need to share with you today. The nation’s War on Cancer, initiated by President Nixon in 1971, has failed us. During the war’s more than 40 years, most statistics on cancer occurrences and deaths have | Read More…

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Curcumin vs. Turmeric: The Health Benefits

Nearly every day, a patient or two asks me which supplements I consider most important. The answer really depends on the individual’s overall health and lifestyle, things such as diet, exercise, medications, sleep habits, and similar considerations. But as a | Read More…

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Healthy Ways to Detox Your Kitchen

An earlier article I wrote on safe house cleaning garnered such a huge response from readers that it inspired me to write about how to clean and detox your kitchen, specifically. Now a new report, entitled “Breast Cancer and the | Read More…

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Sliced Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs and Feta Cheese

Serves 2 With tomatoes in season, why not take advantage of nature’s abundance and enjoy a delicious tomato salad? I highly recommend organic ingredients, particularly the tomatoes, since conventional versions are often heavily treated with pesticides. You may want to | Read More…

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What Antioxidants Do for You

Simply put, antioxidants are substances that reduce damage caused by free radicals, which are rogue molecules that can harm your health. Getting proper levels of antioxidants is a very simple step you can take to stay healthy. Everyone can benefit | Read More…

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Foods & Vitamins that Reduce Body Inflammation

Imagine discovering that one of your best friends is a traitor. This person, who you’ve trusted for years, is suddenly doing terrible things behind your back — things that could make you very, very sick. That scenario describes inflammation. At | Read More…