Category Archives: Cancer

Ditch The Dairy!

Does Cheese Cause Cancer

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place breast cancer warnings on cheese. Made up of 12,000 medical professional members, PCRM would like cheese products to have warning labels similar to those on cigarette packets. It gives one example in the petition: “dairy cheese contains reproductive […]

Risk of Breast Cancer From Using HRT’s is “Twice What Was Thought”

Breast Cancer HRTS

The risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of the cancer. The findings of the definitive study will cause concern among the 1 million women in the UK and millions more around […]

FAT: Fuel For Cancer Growth

Fat Cells

For many of us, the word ‘fat’ brings up visions of greasy hamburgers or potbellies and cellulite. But on a molecular level fats, or lipids, are necessary to carry out a host of critical cellular functions, from cell division to sending signals within and among groups of cells. Cancer cells are no different. If anything, […]

How Cancer Grows By Parasitically Altering Its Host’s Gut Microbiome

How Cancer Grows By Parasitically Altering Its Host's Gut Microbiome

A compelling new study is comparing cancer cell populations to parasites, describing how it can alter the body’s ability to metabolize glucose to create more energy sources that help tumors grow. One of those strategies involves reducing a type of gut bacteria that keeps blood glucose levels in check. Several studies have revealed a variety of observational […]

New Discovery On Gut Bacteria and The Growth of Cancer

New Discovery On Gut Bacteria and The Growth of Cancer

Working with mouse models, they found that gut bacteria can regulate the liver’s immune response to both primary and metastatic tumors. Although previous studies had already revealed that the huge colonies of bacteria that live in the gut can influence how the immune system deals with cancer, it was not clear how this happened in the […]

Processed Meats & Bacon Cause Cancer…Avoid At All Costs

Processed Meats & Bacon Cause Cancer...Avoid At All Costs

Decades of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? The source of the story was an announcement from theWorld Health Organization that “processed meats” were now classified as a group 1 carcinogen, meaning scientists were certain that there was “sufficient” evidence […]

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