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    1. Dr L

      Non-Digestable Starch Helps the Body Fight Colon Cancer

      Resistant, or non-digestable, starch helps the body resist colorectal cancer Review show resistant starch kills pre-cancerous cells and reduces inflammation You can’t digest resistant starch and it ends up in the bowel in pretty much the same form as it was eaten. Once in the bowel this resistant starch does...
    2. orin

      Study: Breastfeeding Lowers Breast Cancer RIsk

      Importance of breastfeeding highlighted in new study A study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds that breast-feeding lowers the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer. Researchers examined the association between reproductive risk factors — such as the number of children a woman delivers, breast-feeding...
    3. orin

      More Evidence That Curry Curbs Cancer Metastases

      The yellow in curry, turmeric is an ancient herbal remedy used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. Research shows that Its active ingredient, curcumin, acts against inflammation. Now a new study shows that it can also inhibit formation of metastases, the spread of disease from one part of...
    4. orin

      Confidence Helps Keep Breast Cancer Survivors Exercising

      Over 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are are not active enough after leaving a supervised program. New research shows that women who developed self-confidence and motivation skills are far more likely to continue exercising on their own. Regular exercise is an important aspect of reducing the risk of...
    5. nm

      Shared Genetics of Deadly Breast and Ovarian Cancers

      New research finds that one of the most deadly subtypes of breast cancer is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers. The study is the most comprehensive analysis yet of breast cancer shows The findings indicate that basal-like breast tumors and ovarian tumors may have similar...
    6. Jacob

      Could Diet While Pregnant Pass on Breast Cancer Risk for Generations

      While the risks of alcohol during pregnancy are well known, the research on the risks from chemical rich foods is just beginning. Chemicals or foods that raise estrogen levels during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in daughters, granddaughters, and even great-granddaughters, according to scientists from Virginia Tech and Georgetown University....
    7. nm

      Study Questions a Foundation of Breast Cancer Treatment

      Once again, what is thought to be known in medicine becomes questionable when it is actually studied. Something that seems to be happening with alarming frequency. The latest case is found in the lead study in the current issue of the Journal of the America Medical Association (JAMA) raises questions...
    8. nm

      Women With a Family History Can Control Breast Cancer Risk

      Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some women to wonder if the risk is out of their control. However, a study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women from the University of Rochester Medical Center, found that regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking less alcohol...
    9. nm

      A Little Vigorous Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for African-American Women

      Vigorous exercise of more than two hours per week reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in postmenopausal African-American women by 64 percent, compared to women of the same race who do not exercise, according to researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. “People often want to know what they...
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