Tag Archives: breast cancer

Research WARNING: Chemotherapy causes mitochondrial dysfunction

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(NaturalHealth365) There are 268,670 new breast cancer cases expected in the U.S. – this year alone!  But, what’s most disturbing is how the vast majority of these cases get treated with risky surgical procedures and highly-toxic ‘therapies’ like, chemotherapy. The truth is: most mainstream media outlets refuse to report on the dangers of conventional cancer care.  For example, most cancer ... Read More »

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Urgent warning: Why weight loss matters for postmenopausal women, according to new study

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(NaturalHealth365) Maintaining an ideal body weight is clearly linked to many health benefits – which is why so many people consider weight loss a top priority.  And, now, recent research related to the World Health Initiative Observational Study has found that women who properly control their body weight have a much lowered risk of getting breast cancer than those who ... Read More »

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Obesity makes breast cancer cells more aggressive

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(NaturalHealth365) We already know that obesity diminishes health in a number of ways. Now the increased spread of breast cancer can be added to that list. Research out of Heidelberg University Hospital and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technische Universität München (TUM) has yielded some enlightening discoveries. During their research, the European scientists found that obesity causes cytokines to be released into ... Read More »

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(UPDATE) Higher vitamin D levels needed to reduce the risk of breast cancer, new study confirms

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(NaturalHealth365) With the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women – with the disease claiming the lives of about 41,000 women every year in the United States. Thankfully, there is mounting evidence that maintaining healthy vitamin D levels can protect against a variety of diseases, especially breast cancer. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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Can a low carbohydrate diet change your genetics and reduce the risk of cancer?

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(NaturalHealth365) The low carbohydrate diet is all the rage these days for everything from losing weight and gaining more mental focus to lowering inflammation. But can eating a low carbohydrate diet change your genetics to prevent or in some cases even reverse illnesses like breast cancer? Several studies weigh in with their answers. Let’s take a closer look. Editor’s note: ... Read More »

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Breast cancer has an increased risk of spreading after surgery, researchers discover why

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(NaturalHealth365) It is an unfortunate medical fact that persons with breast cancer are highly likely to experience a recurrence after surgical tumor removal or a mastectomy. The cancer relapse usually takes place within 18 months of a surgical intervention. However, until now, medical professionals were at a loss as to why. A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... Read More »

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Breast cancer linked to an imbalanced microbiome, research says

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(Naturalhealth365) Breast cancer, second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths among women, is expected to claim the lives of over 40,000 women in 2017 alone. As researchers race to find better methods of preventing, detecting and treating this deadly disease, they are learning more about the vital role played by the microbiome – the body’s population ... Read More »

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Can Gardasil increase the risk of breast cancer?

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(NaturalHealth365) Gardasil is the most well-known vaccine out there for the human papillomavirus, or HPV. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6 out of 10 parents in the United States currently opt to give their preteen children, both girls and boys, the vaccine. Of course, well-meaning parents are simply trying to do the right thing ... Read More »

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WARNING: Breast cancer treatment can increase the risk of heart failure

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(NaturalHealth365) Highly-toxic chemotherapy sessions (along with radiation) are often used to treat breast cancer. However, evidence is mounting that those who survive are left with debilitating health problems, including brittle bones and cognitive issues like, “chemo brain.” And, now, new research out of the Mayo Clinic is showing that chemotherapy can lead to higher probability of heart failure. In fact, ... Read More »

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Weight loss reduces breast cancer risk by over 30 percent

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(Naturalhealth365) Breast cancer – one of the leading causes of death from cancer among women – claimed over 41,000 lives in 2014 alone.  Yet, we know that weight loss could help thousands of women to avoid this dreadful condition. In truth, researchers have long known that obesity, which currently affects close to 40 percent of women in the United States, ... Read More »

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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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Cancer patients need to know: What is DCA and can it effectively target cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) If you or a loved one has cancer, you may have heard of a cheap, yet effective substance called DCA. DCA stands for dichloroacetate and it has been used for decades for rare non-cancer conditions. Since 2007, however, it has also shown promise for its ability to target cancer cells, including breast cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells unharmed. ... Read More »

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