Cancer Prevention

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How Lifestyle Changes Can Affect Breast Cancer

I have treated patients with breast cancer for more than 30 years as a medical oncologist. And I have found that most of the women in my practice are desperately looking for things they can do beyond standard treatment to increase their chance of cure. Unfortunately, many fall prey to false claims they read over the Internet or hear from well-meaning friends and relatives. They adhere to extremely strict diets -- no meat, no dairy, no sugar -- or turn to various "supplements" with unproven effectiveness and often even unproven safety.
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4 Ways to Heal Your Body and Live a Healthy Life

You need a healthy life to create a healthy body. There is no quick fix, and no pharmaceutical can erase the effects of poor lifestyle choices. Studies have shown only 20 per cent of hospitalizations and deaths are caused by genetics alone, and health is 75 per cent lifestyle. The choices you make each time you eat, move, think and behave all play a pivotal role in creating your health, or lack thereof.

Why Worldwide Cancer Prevention Is Difficult

Medical progress in cancer treatment alone will not solve the problem, the authors caution. Early detection and preventive measures are needed on a widespread scale to curb the current trends. But these are costly and not commonly available in many parts of the world.
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Forks Up to Fight Breast Cancer

Nothing in a single forkful will cure cancer but if we put all our forks together, keep digging for answers and keep the good foods up, we have a fighting chance. Add these foods and avoid liquid calories, the nutrition free "whites" and deep fried foods to give your body a fighting chance.
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MOfficials Put Prostate Cancer In The Penalty Box

I sat down with Justin Hull, participating Mo Bro and founding member of the MOfficials, to discuss his team's involvement. The group is comprised of linesmen and referees from the Western Hockey League who have joined forces in an effort to raise $47,700. Their goal matches the number of Canadian men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 and 2012.
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Why Find a Cure When the Search is So Darn Lucrative?

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's 10th annual Cook For The Cure. I am all for getting into the spirit of things but it gets a bit trickier when the very foods being served are known contributors to the development of the disease (remember the deep fried Twinkies for Crohn's Disease?).