Posts Tagged "cancer prevention"

Medical Rewind – September 29th

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Chronic Disease, Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to to listen to the show replay. RSB and Dr. Rashid Buttar are ready for some more Advanced Medicine Monday discussion on the relationship between heavy metal toxicity and chronic elevated blood pressure. How can we get those kidneys to function better? What about cervical cancer? Are there medical procedures that can do more harm than good in detection, much less prevention, of this female-specific form of cancer? Why can’t the medical profession embrace dirt and development...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 5, 2008 in Cancer

Breast Cancer: The Basics Christopher Dolinsky, MD and Christine Hill-Kayser, MD Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania What is the breast? The breast is a collection of glands and fatty tissue that lies between the skin and the chest wall. The glands inside the breast produce milk after a woman has a baby. Each gland is also called a lobule, and many lobules make up a lobe. There are 15 to 20 lobes in each breast. The milk gets to the nipple from the glands by way of tubes called ducts. The glands and ducts get bigger when a breast is filled with milk, but the tissue that...

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Study links vitamin D to colon cancer survival

Posted on Aug 6, 2008 in Cancer

Patients diagnosed with colon cancer who had abundant vitamin D in their blood were less likely to die during a follow-up period than those who were deficient in the vitamin, according to a new study by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The findings of the study – the first to examine the effect of vitamin D among colorectal cancer patients – merit further research, but it is too early to recommend supplements as a part of treatment, say the investigators from Dana-Farber and the Harvard School of Public Health. In a report in the June 20 issue of the Journal of...

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