Search Results for: Breast Cancer

Busting breast cancer myths

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in her life. And, even more statistically shocking, the disease seems to be striking younger women with increasing frequency, with breast cancer rates in women under 40 rising over the past 40 years. Fact: In the two-year ... Read More »

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Medical error: Half of all breast cancer patients mistakenly told to get a mastectomy, survey reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine recently issued some disturbing information. According to the medical institution, women across America are now being compelled into having a mastectomy – the surgical removal of their breasts – due to erroneous interpretations of genetic testing. Genetic testing results always show VUS, or Variants of Uncertain Significance. These refer to harmless variants ... Read More »

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25 powerful breast cancer fighting foods

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(NaturalHealth365) With the odds of developing breast cancer standing at 1 in 8, the disease is currently the leading cancer among women in the United States – claiming the lives of over 40,000 women in 2013 alone. Epidemiologist Dr. Hannah Weir of the CDC predicts that by 2020 breast cancer will be second only to prostate cancer in leading the ... Read More »

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Sweet wormwood: 1,000 times more effective than chemotherapy for breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) For every 5 cancer cells that a typical round of chemotherapy effects, one normal cell may be destroyed as well. And that is just the beginning when it comes to the dangers of traditional treatments for cancer.  But, now, we have great news to report about the cancer-killing effects of sweet wormwood. (A powerful alternative to chemotherapy) There are ... Read More »

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Common vitamins prevent breast cancer recurrence

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(NaturalHealth365) While researchers won’t yet admit that taking multivitamin supplements prevent cancer, one study has found that they can help to prevent breast cancer recurrence. However, adhering to a healthy, active lifestyle is foundational to vitamins and supplements making a difference – including the maintenance of an optimal vitamin D blood level. The Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment ... Read More »

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NH365 084: Breast cancer – What patients need to know

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women – throughout the U.S. – along with 61,000 new cases of ... Read More »

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Vitamin D deficiency reduces breast cancer survival

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(NaturalHealth365) The benefits of vitamin D have been connected with an ability to help prevent cancer for years now.  Now, new research is substantiating that high vitamin D levels greatly improve breast cancer survival rate.  Note: Vitamin D blood levels of at least 40 ng/mL or higher have been linked to cancer prevention and lower mortality risk. In fact, astudy ... Read More »

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Breast cancer healing potential found in cat’s claw, says Brazilian study

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(NaturalHealth365) Great news for breast cancer patients: The rainforests of the world are said to contain over 5 million healing substances, with more being discovered every year. One such plant that has been known for its effect on cancer for almost 100 years is Una de Gato, or cat’s claw. While the evidence has been mounting for years as to ... Read More »

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Studies show: Licorice is a proven breast cancer fighter

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(NaturalHealth365) Licorice has proven in numerous studies to stop cancer in its tracks, especially when it comes to breast cancer tumors. But this humble yet powerful shrub has also gotten a bad rap for its association with heart arrhythmias, drops in potassium levels and even heart attack in some individuals. What is the real deal about licorice? Is it a ... Read More »

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Healing breast cancer with olive oil and other monounsaturated fats

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(NaturalHealth365) From the 1950’s to just a few years ago, the “war on fat” was being waged in full force. The negativity around fat has not only created an entire multi-million dollar industry of “low fat” foods with questionable health benefits, it has also led to a consistent paranoia around fat of all kinds – including healthy unsaturated and saturated ... Read More »

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New research links excessive oxalates to breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Information about little-known compounds called oxalates can be confusing and conflicting. They are often equated with the “bad” substances in foods but, in reality, oxalates are neither good nor bad. They can become problematic, however, when too many of them accumulate in the body. When there’s too many oxalates – they can overwhelm the kidneys and lead to kidney ... Read More »

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Don’t believe the hype: Sugar alcohols like Xylitol are neither sugar nor alcohol and may increase your risk of breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) If you are on a healing path for any kind, hands down you want to avoid sugar. For the roughly 9% of the U.S. population suffering from diabetes (and the 40% of the population who are said to be “pre-diabetic”), the case against it is clear. Of course, if you are dealing with cancer, remember that sugar feeds tumors!  ... Read More »

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