Category Archives: Cancer

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 […]