Search Results for: Breast Cancer

Higher vitamin D levels linked to reduced breast cancer risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Middle to older age women now have even more reason to spend time in the sun and stay vigilant with vitamin D supplementation. A recent research project called the Sister Study has confirmed a link between higher blood serum vitamin D levels and a lower risk of breast cancer. The Sister Study assessed women with a sister who had ... Read More »

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Broccoli sprouts and green tea nutrients transform lethal breast cancers into highly treatable form

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(Naturalhealth365) Natural health experts have long known that certain foods, like broccoli sprouts can help protect against breast cancer – and that the natural compounds found in many superfoods can help combat chronic disease conditions. Now, a groundbreaking study adds an encouraging new twist to the healing power of healthy nutrition. Researchers have found that the nutrients found inside broccoli ... Read More »

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Why breast cancer may be more aggressive for obese patients

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(NaturalHealth365) Women who struggle with obesity are at higher risk for breast cancer, and a look at hormones like estrogen and androgen is providing some possible explanations. A recent study by the University of Colorado Cancer Center and CU School of Medicine examined obese rats with breast cancer and found some important insights. The tumor cells in these animals had ... Read More »

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Common seaweed outperforms chemotherapy for breast cancer, researchers reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer, a major cause of death from cancer for women of all ethnicities, claimed 42,000 lives in the United States in 2014 alone – a truly grim statistic. But a new study – in which seaweed worked better than a leading FDA-approved pharmaceutical medication to combat breast cancer – is raising hopes that this safe, natural superfood could ... Read More »

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BPA free substitute bisphenol S INCREASES the growth of breast cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Bisphenol A (BPA) is a component of the strong, clear plastics used in the food packaging industry. However, the majority of over 1,000 studies of the chemical show its link to numerous health problems including increased risk of cancer, impaired brain development and cardiovascular issues. BPA can also contribute to obesity, depressed immune system functioning and mood disorders. It ... Read More »

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Breast cancer survivors INCREASE the risk of dying prematurely when eating grilled and smoked meats

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 230,815 women were diagnosed with this disease in 2013 alone. Now, disturbing study results show that female breast cancer survivors who ate more grilled, barbecued and smoked meats had a greater risk of dying, compared to those with ... Read More »

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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: Apple Podcasts | 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 ... Read More »

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