Cancer

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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Curcumin, HPV, and Oral Cancer

A few months ago, a young lady came to me near tears. In her early 20s, Wendy came to get a second opinion. Her previous doctor wanted to cut out her tongue. She was hoping I could save it. You | Read More…

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Recommended Cancer Screenings

Last week, I told you about the important roles that diet and exercise play in reducing the risk of cancer. But that’s only part of the story. You’re not truly being proactive with your health if you’re forgoing regular cancer | Read More…

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Cancer prevention with diet and exercise

If there’s one disease that dominates the airwaves—and the minds of millions of Americans—it’s cancer. We devote entire months to raising awareness. (By now, everyone associates October with breast cancer.) Millions of people run races and raise funds to help | Read More…

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Visceral Fat Increases Cancer Risk

Most people I meet who are concerned with weight are concerned about appearance. They want to fit into an old pair of jeans, or are worried about bathing suit season. To be perfectly honest, I’m not interested in appearance. We | Read More…

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Natural Cancer Prevention

We hear so much about cancer. Entire months are devoted to raising awareness about various forms of the disease. The media jump any time a new treatment or vaccine gets approved. Talk shows and social media feeds share countless inspirational | Read More…

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Cruciferous Vegetables Fight Cancer

Cancer is one of the ugliest diseases of our time, affecting 1 out of 3 people over the course of their lifetime: everyone from innocent children and young fathers to warm, loving grandmothers who want to spend their golden years | Read More…

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Oxygen Fights Cancer

If there’s one thing I think we can all agree on, it’s the importance of oxygen. Unfortunately, air pollution is affecting the quality of the oxygen you breathe. And that means that you’re in danger of not getting enough of | Read More…

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Curcumin Prevents Cancer

One of the most common questions I get from my patients is this—if I could recommend just one supplement, which would it be? It’s hard to ignore the benefits of omega-3 essential fatty acids, vitamin D, melatonin, and a few | Read More…

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Cut Sugar to Prevent Cancer

It’s Halloween this Friday, and you’re probably getting ready to hand out candy to innocent schoolchildren. For their sake and yours, skip the sugary stuff! The average American consumes about 180 pounds of sugar each year. That’s roughly one-half pound | Read More…

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Advanced Prostate Screening Tests: PCA3 & Color Doppler Ultrasound

During the next few years, I expect to see prostate cancer become the number one cancer among men. Part of the problem is that myths and misconceptions get in the way of making smart treatment choices. Here are four statements | Read More…