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Complementary Therapies and HIV

HIV and Complementary therapies Initially, there were no drugs available to treat HIV/AIDS, but substantial numbers of infected individuals collaborated, shared experiences and found an alternative way.

Managing Cancer the Holistic Way

In March 1999, I received the results from the biopsy on the lump on the left side of my neck. It was malignant. I was given the diagnosis of lymphoma.

What is Lymphedema?

Like the arteries, veins and capillaries that transport blood through our bodies, our bodies also contain an extensive drainage system that returns water and proteins from our tissues back to the bloodstream.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cancer Treatments Part 1: Surgery

Western medicine interventions on cancer take three general forms: surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. In this article, the first of four about cancer and Traditional Chinese Medicine, I will be discussing the challenges of surgery.

What is Breast Thermography?

What is breast thermography?Breast Thermography, or Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI), is a noninvasive screening procedure that detects and records infrared heat emissions from the breast.

Aromatherapy and Cancer – To Treat or Not To Treat?

HolismAs professional aromatherapists, we do not 'treat' cancer, or any other disease of the human body. The disease is almost irrelevant to us as we seek to treat the person as a whole.

Can you be Cancer Free for Life and Drink Alcohol?

Are you at Risk             Cancer kills an estimated 526,000 Americans yearly, second only to heart disease.

Alcohol Stimulates Cancer Development

Researchers are now making a strong association between alcohol use and cancers of the esophagus, pharynx, and mouth, whereas another study links alcohol with liver, breast, and colorectal cancers.

Chemotherapy: Does It Really Cause Cancer? 

It may surprise most people to find out that one of the most common treatments for a variety of cancers is chemotherapy and that it actually has its origins in World Wars I and II.

Healing Cancer: What Does It Mean?

Frequently, the interaction between illness and treatment is described as a battle or a war. If we hold with that analogy, then cancer can best be described as a civil war.

Healing Cancer And Cellular Memory

"Cellular memory" is defined as the capacity of living tissue cells to memorise and recall characteristics of the body from which they originated.

Healing the Spirit to Fight Cancer

We are bodies, minds and spirits. Health necessarily involves all these components, and any program intended to improve health must address all of them.

Mind-Body Connection and Cancer: What Does It Mean?

The concept of the Mind-Body Connection is very simple: the things that go through our minds have a profound effect on our body.  It almost defies intelligence that this connection is denied by anyone, but it is.

Relieving Stress To Prevent Cancer

It is now agreed that stress is not what happens, but how the person reacts to what happens. Stress in itself is neither good nor bad. It is a mechanism built into our organism, not for the purpose of making us sick, but to enable us to respond more effectively to challenges.

The Journey Through Cancer

Cancer treatment should include mental, emotional, and spiritual components, with a variety of complementary therapies for the body as well. I do not suggest forgoing the conventional medical treatments.

Preventing Cancer Today

As you get older, you start realizing the importance of staying fit and healthy. Start with positive emotions, because they are a simple method to keep us healthy.

Surgery As A Rite of Passage

Every moment in life is precious. Every single one. Even the difficult ones. Even the one when your doctor says: "We have to operate". Never good news yet an important moment in our lives.

The use of the therapeutic audio program in mitigating post-surgical fears in female breast cancer survivors

Abstract Appeared in the Journal of European Association for Cancer Education March 2005The Use of the Therapeutic Audio Program: An Aid to Emotional Recovery After Breast Cancer in Mitigating Post-Surgical Fears and Emotional Presentations in Female Breast Cancer Survivors.

How to Cope With Cancer

Picture yourself walking down the street where you live. Everything looks normal, but you have a feeling that something is not quite right. Suddenly there's a rumble and the road buckles up around your feet.

Mammograms Are No Joke - They Can Save Lives

There are so many jokes about mammograms! Have you heard the one about the fridge door …or the bookends …or the garage floor? Thanks to all the jokes, "Mammogram" has become a household word, and it's not that I don't have a sense of humor, but as a mammography technologist, I've heard the jokes many times.

Attack of the Cancer Fighting Tomatoes

That's right, the colorful little fruit (yes, it's a fruit) has been shown to pack a powerful punch against several forms of cancer. A variety of studies indicate that a diet rich in tomato based products (tomato paste, sauce, juice, soup and ketchup) can significantly reduce the risk of prostate, lung and colon cancer.

Can Curry Cure Cancer?

Researchers at the University of Texas have found that small doses of curcumin, a common ingredient in curry, not only can stop the growth of melanoma cells but also cause the cells to self destruct.

Cancer Patients' Experience With Pain Finds Relief

Did you know that as many as 30 to 50% of cancer patients undergoing treatment experience pain? Plus, for the patients in advanced stages of cancer, 70 to 90% experience pain as result of the cancer.

Antioxidants in Green Tea prevents serious diseases

Making Green Tea a regular part of one's everyday diet provides an overall feeling of well-being and is associated with various health benefits.

Pain Management for Cancer Patients

Besides the usual fears, the announcement that you or a loved one has cancer creates a frightening and complex situation concerning the pain the patient will suffer during treatment.

Alternative Therapies for Cancer

With all the new advancements being made in medicine, cancer patients can look forward to a complete recovery.Chemotherapy and radiation however can be a harrowing experience.

Identifying the Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women and the leading cause of cancer deaths. Every woman's breasts are different so it is important for each individual woman to be familiar with her breasts in order to recognize any peculiarities.

What is Cancer?

Cancer is a disease which attacks the body at cellular level.It is an abnormal growth of cells which tend togrow in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases,to spread to other parts of the body.

New Report Indicates Incidents of Breast Cancer on the Decline

Cancer death rates decreased on the average of 2.1 percent per year from 2002 through 2004 according to a new report from the Nation’s leading cancer organizations.

Aura Chelation For Cancer Patients

         What exactly is Aura Chelation? Aura Chelation is a hands on healing technique that clears the human aura or energy field on several different energy levels allowing a Cancer patient to experience a great deal of lightness, inner peace, and actually be pain free.

Breast Cancer Treatments

Generally breast cancer is treated by medications, surgery and Radiation therapy. In past few years there is a decline in deaths due to breast cancer as treatment techniques and screening methods have improved, and it can be diagnosed at an early stage.

Himalayan/ Tibetan Bowl Sound Healing and Cancer

Sound healing is fast becoming internationally respected as an effective modality in the healing process for many physical, emotional and spiritual conditions and maladies.

HOMEOPATHY TREATMENT FOR GESTRIC CANCER

cancer Cancer become any age group person may cancer, but nearly all types are more common in middle aged and elderly people than in young people.

Local Honey & Allergies Revisited 2009

Some years ago I wrote several articles touting the use of local honey to help alleviate seasonal pollen allergy/hay fever symptoms. I wrote that I had seen local honey used numerous times with very good effect, that it was relatively safe, was inexpensive, and that the honey itself also had other health benefits that might be good for people with allergies.

Gamma Tocotrienol in the War on Cancer

A flurry of recent studies demonstrates that gamma tocotrienol, a unique form of vitamin E, offers protection at the molecular level from a number of different types of cancer.

Prostate Cancer and Zinc – Can Zinc Be Overdone?

Many individuals are confused by the meaning of studies that sometimes show a particular nutrient is associated with some form of cancer when in fact they thought that nutrient was supposed to be helpful.

Prostate Cancer & the Androgen Receptor – A Clearer Picture of the Problem

Prostate cancer is the most widely diagnosed cancer in America.  Men have a 17% risk for getting the problem during their lifetime.  The story of any cancer is essentially survival gone wrong, a problem wherein normal cell function is hijacked and turned to cancer.

Is Itching a Risk Factor for Cancer?

There are many reasons for itching.  Something is irritating your skin.  It could be something you came in contact with or some waste product or toxin trying to work its way out of your body.

Tamoxifen Shockingly Found to Cause Aggressive Breast Cancer

Long-term Tamoxifen use, as widely promoted by oncologists for women following breast cancer, turns out to increase the risk of highly aggressive hormone receptor-negative breast cancer by 440%.

Surprisingly High Cancer Risk from CT Scans

Isn't it nice to know that the medical profession caused 29,000 future cases of cancer in 2007 from the CT scans it performed on patients (a great tool for future business).

TREATMENT OF HOT FLUSHES IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS BY ACUPUNCTURE WITH DIET AND OTHER COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES.

TREATMENT OF HOT FLUSHES IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS BY ACUPUNCTURE WITH DIET AND OTHER COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES.  Most women treated surgically for early breast cancer they undergo treatment with chemotherapy and/or Tamoxifen and/or ovarian ablation may have vasomotor symptoms that usually continue for years.

Black seed oil can help pancreatic cancer

 I am constantly surprised of the healing potential of black cumin seed. Not so well known in the Western world it is famous as being a cure for all illnesses in the Orient.

BAMLET AND HAMLET – A New Play or a Cure for Cancer?

There are two new actors on stage in the war on cancer, BAMLET AND HAMLET.  It was a fluke discovery; HAMLET was stumbled onto by researchers trying to figure out why breast milk kills bacteria.

Vitamin K Reduces the Risk for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Researchers at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic have found that people who have higher intakes of vitamin K have a lower risk of developing Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Cancer and Home remedies

Cancer and Herbal Remedies There are a number of herbal remedies available for treating many diseases affecting the human body. Some have been used for literally thousands of years while others are just being discovered to have curative effects.

Cancer tumours grow during early morning hours

Hundreds of oncological studies proved that growth of malignant tumours primarily depends on tissue hypoxia, but oxygenation of the human body is easier to measure: after your usual exhalation, pinch the nose and hold the breath, but only until the first stress.

Is the Buteyko self-oxygenation breathing therapy better cancer cure than foods and diets?

Since this question was asked on different forums, I decided to write this article. To my knowledge, none of the previous or current medical doctors who practice the Buteyko therapy (over 200 people) claimed that this therapy can cure cancer.

Cancer - A Dreaded Disease

Cancer  is a process wherein if too many new cells are created they form a tumour, cancerous if malignant but not otherwise. The benign tumours do not cause cancer but the malignant ones affect other tissues and surrounding organs.

Black seed oil: Nature's Super Healer?

Nature’s most powerful super-herbBlack seed - also known as Nigella saliva - is considered by many to be the greatest healing herb known to man, but unfortunately it’s remarkable benefits have remained largely unknown  to the majority of the UK population.

Health of cancer patients is predicted by stress-free breath holding time

Cellular hypoxia and cancer Dr. Otto Warburg, the Nobel Laureate, in his article "The Prime Cause and Prevention of Cancer" (1966) wrote, "Cancer, above all other diseases, has countless secondary causes.

Cancer likes mouth-breathers

The key cause of cancer, on a cellular level, is known to professional oncologists for more than 70 years. Dr. Otto Warburg got a Nobel Prize for this discovery.

Quercetin as an Anti-Cancer Nutrient

Quercetin is a common flavonoid found in many fruits and plants.  Numerous studies are now being published regarding quercetin's anti-cancer properties.

Fish Oil Supplements Reduce Invasive Breast Cancer Risk by 32%

Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle followed 35,016 postmenopausal women for 6 years.  Those that regularly took a fish oil capsule, which is high in the omega 3 oils EPA and DHA, had a 32% risk reduction for invasive ductal breast cancer, the most common type of the disease.

Vitamin K2: Bones, Cardiovascular Health, Blood Sugar Control & Cancer Prevention

Vitamin K is an important antioxidant nutrient well known for its important assistance in the clotting of blood.  It is also the target of the commonly over-prescribed Coumadin, adding to society-wide problems of vitamin K deficiency.

Is there a natural way to cure cancer?

Cancer is today's epidemic! Everyone's life has been touched by someone who has cancer, there was a time when cancer was feared and rare but not anymore.

Black seed oil

What is Black seed.For those of us who are tired of going to the Doctors to get a prescription that we do not understand and does not actually help us black seed oil could well be the answer.

Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer

Research demonstrates that drug and radiotherapy treatment saves livesA medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer.

Vigorous Exercise reduces Breast cancer Risk

Almost everyone knows someone who is suffering or has suffered from a form of breast cancer. Breast cancer is a disease that so many want to avoid, but how? A recent study shows that vigorous exercise can be a stepping stone to help heal this epidemic.

Medicinal Benefits of Green Tea

Green Tea - The Medicinal Benefits You Can Enjoy with Its ConsumptionIn recent times, people are getting more and more health conscious and opting for the natural way of addressing their various physical and mental ailments.

Nature reduces pain for Cancer patients

Cancer patients experienced a significant reduction of pain when introduced to an environment that eluded nature through appearance and sound.

The Power of the Black Raspberry

Another study has been conducted to see the affects of yet another fruit, in this case the black raspberry. The black Raspberry has proven very useful and powerful as it seems that it can help prevent bowel cancer.

Do you have at least five fruits and vegetables daily?

A study conducted in the UK has the results that suggest that people in the United Kingdom should be listening to their nation wide dietary advice in order to improve their quality of health.

BRAIN TUMOR can be treated sucessfully WITH HOMEOPATHY without operation

A brain tumor, a tumor (defined as an abnormal growth of cells) within the brain or the central spinal canal.Brain tumors include all tumors inside the cranium or in the central spinal canal.

Tocotrienols: Twenty Years of Dazzling Cardiovascular and Cancer Research

Numerous studies over the past two decades have clearly proven that the tocotrienol form of vitamin E is a top choice for cardiovascular protection and heart health.

Discover the health secrets that can be revealed in your fingers

New ideas and research has been carried out to determine that fingers of the hand can tell you what health conditions you might be more prone to developing.

Cancer Research Presented at Naturopathic Oncology Conference

  I recently attended the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physician's 2012 Convention (OncANP) in Carefree, Arizona, where I presented breakthrough research to over 300 integrative Naturopathic oncologists.

How Cancers Leads to Poor Sleep (with Solutions)

Cancer patients suffer from insomnia and problems with sleep. This link is well documented in recent medical stuides (Berger et al, 2009; Hearson-Sawatzky, 2008; Lee, 2004; Roscoe et al, 2007; Sateia et al, 2008).

Opiate dependency and Black seed oil

Black seed oil has now been found helpful for people who are dependable on opiates.The main reason is that black seed rejuvenates many of the elements and vitamins that are burned up on the intake of drugs.

Power of Honey

New research supports the power of honey. Honey can reverse antibiotic resistance. A study conducted by Professor Rose Cooper from the University of Wales Institute located in Cardiff suggest that honey, specifically manuka honey could be used more in helping elevating infection in wounds.

Most common Types of Cancer - Bladder Cancer In Traditional Chinese Perspective

Bladder cancerBladder cancer occurs when cells amass in the inner lining of the bladder and form a malignant growth, or tumor. Cancer develops only in the bladder lining may become invasive, spreading through the bladder wall to nearby organs such as the prostate gland in men or the uterus in women.

Most common Types of Cancer - Bladder Cancer

The bladder is a hollow elastic organ in the center of the lower abdomen that collects urine from the kidneys and excreted them through the urethra.

Most common Types of Cancer - What is Cancer

What is CancerCancer is a class of diseases in which a group of cells growing and multiplying disordered and uncontrollable way in our body, have become progressively worse and damaged other healthy tissues, sometimes spreads to other organs in the body via lymph or blood and results may be in death.

Natural health methods helping cancer patients

Chemotherapy, radiation, and other forms of traditional cancer treatment have often made the process drawn out and difficult for patients. A number of side effects hamper patients throughout this process.

Cancers From B to T - Most common Types of Cancer - Bone Cancer (Osteosarcoma and Other Types)

Bone Cancer A bone cancer is an abnormal growth of cells within the bone that have became cancerous. Bone cancer may be classified as primary cancer originated in the bone, and secondary cancer originated from elsewhere.

Cancers From B to T - Most common Types of Cancer - - Bowel (Colorectal ) Cancer

Bowel cancer Bowel cancer also known as colorectal cancer, is defined as a condition of the abnormal proliferation of cells in the colon, rectum, or vermiform appendix.

Cancers From B to T -Most common Types of Cancer - Bladder Cancer

The bladder is a hollow elastic organ in the center of the lower abdomen that collects urine from the kidneys and excreted them through the urethra.

New Study Reports Link Between Walking and Prostate Health

  Many men, especially those over the age of 45, are becoming more concerned about their prostate health. In fact, one in six men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

A Breakthrough in the Future of Cancer Prevention

I recently shared the latest news in the prevention and treatment of cancer at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Integrative Oncology Fellowship.

Can the mind heal cancer?

Can you cure cancer using the mind? The answer is yes, but first we need to understand what cancer is. Cancer is a word or a label and when we use it, we recall our thoughts, beliefs and perceptions about cancer and what it is.

Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer

(dailyRx) An aggressive form of breast cancer that isn't fed by estrogen is more common in African American women. New research suggests this type of cancer is seen more frequently among black women who don't breastfeed their babies.

Empowering Cancer Patients with Life-Saving Findings

  When it comes to integrative cancer treatment, I always emphasize the importance of “patient-driven medicine.” Patient-driven medicine is what true integrative medicine is about.

Breakthrough Prostate Cancer Animal Study Presented at International Oncology Conference

One out of every six men in this country is struggling with prostate cancer, and wading through your various treatment options can be confusing.

Creating health and curing cancer are not the same!

   Hello and welcome, this is for those people who have discovered that they have cancer and have a determined desire to be cancer free and healthy.

How to heal cancer instantly

Do you have cancer, is this your present condition? This moment now is how it is and this moment now, is in perfect harmony with what is. There can be nothing wrong with this moment now.

Cancer Homeopathy Treatment OR Cancer Homeopathic Remedy

Brest Cancer depends upon the type and stage of the cancer. Breast is made of lobes and ducts. Each breast has 15 to 20 lobes, which have many smaller lobules.

Breakthrough Cancer Research Presented at Medical Week in Germany

  I recently attended Medical Week in Baden-Baden, Germany, where I presented the principles of integrative medicine and the latest research on the role of Modified Citrus Pectin in the treatment of cancer.

Role of Modified Citrus Pectin in Cancer Treatment Presented at International Oncology Conference

I recently discussed the principles of integrative medicine in oncology and shared the latest research on the role of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) in the treatment of cancer at an international oncology conference in Rhodes, Greece.

Healing Retreat Draws Medical Doctors, Cancer Patients and Students From Across the Country

  I recently led a meditation, transformation and healing retreat at EarthRise IONS Retreat Center in Sonoma County, Calif. The event drew people from across the country, including medical doctors, acupuncturists, cancer patients, counselors, students of integrative medicine, and those interested in learning more about meditation and healing.

Breakthrough Cancer Research Presented to Naturopathic Doctors

  I recently presented the critical role of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) and Polybotanicals in integrative cancer breakthroughs. My lecture was offered at The Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) Conference, November 18th-20th, in Ontario, Canada.

Was Giuliana Rancic’s Breast Cancer Caused by IVF?

Reality TV show and E! News host Giuliana Rancic’s breast cancer has caught the attention of many people, since she is an apparently healthy 37-year-old.

Healing Cancer, Part of the process.

   In my free eBook: "The 5 Step Cancer Healing Process" I point out that all healing, regardless of the actions that the person takes, takes place when the existing pattern becomes invalid and stops operating.

Breakthrough Research on Modified Citrus Pectin Presented at Society for Integrative Oncology

  I recently shared a new breakthrough on Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) and the role of Galectin-3 in health and disease in a poster presentation during the 8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

Research on Galectin-3 as a Breakthrough Biomarker Presented at the World’s Largest Anti-Aging Medical Conference

  I recently gave a keynote presentation on Galectin-3 as a breakthrough biomarker for numerous life-threatening diseases, and shared new research on the critical role of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) as the foremost Galectin-3 blocker.

Advancements in Medicine: Galectin-3 as the Root Cause of Chronic Diseases and How to Control It

  The information I am about to share with you represents one of the biggest medical breakthroughs in decades and one that can save your life.

Blessings in Disguise; How I Healed From Cancer Without Chemo

Blessings in Disguise: How I overcame cancer without chemo  January marked the five year anniversary of being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Third Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Powerful Benefits of My Integrative Prostate Formula

Prostate cancer remains a leading cause of cancer-related death for men in developed countries. One in six men will fight prostate cancer in their lifetime, and in many cases this disease is aggressive and difficult to treat using conventional therapies alone.

Botanical Formula Fights Prostate Cancer Without Toxic Side Effects

A non-toxic botanical formula controls aggressive human prostate tumors in mice, according to a peer-reviewed study in the The International Journal of Oncology.

Blocking a Biological Bully

Galectin-3 may sound like the name of a planet out of “Star Trek,” but in truth, this biological protein can be much more ominous.

Norman Peires on beating bowel cancer and living life to the full

Norman Peires on beating bowel cancer and living life to the full   Founder of luxury travel company and bowel cancer survivor Norman Peires has an open and candid attitude towards the disease he suffered.

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What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. In this disease, malignant cells develop in the mesothelium, a protective lining that covers most of the body's internal organs.

News Articles

MEN ARE almost 40 per cent more likely than women to die from cancer

Men are almost 40 per cent more likely than women to die from cancer, reveals a report published this month by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and Cancer Research UK together with the Men's Health Forum to mark Men's Health Week.

The Prostate Cancer Charity Comments On Research Into The Effects Of Green Tea On Men Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The Prostate Cancer Charity has commented on a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association For Cancer Research, which shows that green tea extracts, may help control the progression of the cancer in diagnosed men.

Women may be dying because of diagnosis confusion

A groundbreaking new UK-wide study reveals today (June 29) widespread GP confusion about ovarian cancer - and that women generally don't know much about the disease.

Ovary removal may increase lung cancer risk

Montreal, Canada - Women who have premature menopause because of medical interventions are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer.

Women often opt to surgically remove their breasts and ovaries to reduce cancer risk

PHILADELPHIA, USA - Many women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer are choosing to undergo surgery as a precautionary measure to decrease their cancer risk, according to the American Association for Cancer Research.

Cancer mortality rates experience steady decline

PHILADELPHIA, USA - The number of cancer deaths has declined steadily in the last three decades. Although younger people have experienced the steepest declines, all age groups have shown some improvement, according to a recent report of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Anti-cancer compound found in American mayapple

VERONA, USA - A common weed called American mayapple may soon offer an alternative to an Asian cousin that's been harvested almost to extinction because of its anti-cancer properties.

Toward a nanomedicine for brain cancer

In an advance toward better treatments for the most serious form of brain cancer, scientists in Illinois are reporting development of the first nanoparticles that seek out and destroy brain cancer cells without damaging nearby healthy cells.

Swiss study finds income affects prostate cancer patients' survival

Prostate cancer patients of low socioeconomic status are more likely to die than patients with higher incomes. That is the finding of a new study from Swiss researchers to be published in the December issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

New cancer gene discovered

Sweden - A new cancer gene has been discovered by a research group at the Sahlgrenska Academy. The gene causes an insidious form of glandular cancer usually in the head and neck and in women also in the breast.

Childhood cancer survivors experience suicidal thoughts decades after diagnosis

Boston, USA - Adult survivors of childhood cancer have an increased risk for suicidal thoughts, even decades after their cancer treatments ended, according to a study led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists.

Possible origins of pancreatic cancer revealed

Tumours can arise from different cell types in the pancreasStudy results: MIT cancer biologists have identified a subpopulation of cells that can give rise to pancreatic cancer.

Breast density associated with increased risk of cancer recurrence

A new study finds that women treated for breast cancer are at higher risk of cancer recurrence if they have dense breasts. Published in the December 2009 issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study's results indicate that breast cancer patients with dense breasts may benefit from additional therapies following surgery, such as radiation.

New device enables early detection of cancerous skin tumours

Beer-Sheva, ISRAEL - Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumours, including melanomas that aren't visible to the naked eye.

New hope for diagnosis and treatment of intractable paediatric brain tumours

Scientists have discovered oncogenes capable of driving growth of normal human brain stem cells in a highly malignant paediatric brain tumour.

Mayo Clinic researchers prove key cancer theory

Animal study demonstrates how whole chromosome changes cause cancerRochester USA -- Mayo Clinic researchers have proven the longstanding theory that changes in the number of whole chromosomes -- called aneuploidy -- can cause cancer by eliminating tumour suppressor genes.

Exercise reduces death rate in prostate cancer patients

Houston, USA - As little as 15 minutes of exercise a day can reduce overall mortality rates in patients with prostate cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference.

Small Liquid Sensor May Detect Cancer Instantly, Could Lead to Home Detection Kit

What if it were possible to go to the store and buy a kit to quickly and accurately diagnose cancer, similar to a pregnancy test? A University of Missouri researcher is developing a tiny sensor, known as an acoustic resonant sensor, that is smaller than a human hair and could test bodily fluids for a variety of diseases, including breast and prostate cancers.

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk of colon cancer

Houston, USA - Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, primarily found in fish and seafood, may have a role in colorectal cancer prevention, according to results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held in Houston.

Special ultrasound accurately identifies skin cancer

Chicago, USA - High-frequency ultrasound with elastography can help differentiate between cancerous and benign skin conditions, according to the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Scanning for skin cancer: Infrared system looks for deadly melanoma

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a noninvasive infrared scanning system to help doctors determine whether pigmented skin growths are benign moles or melanoma, a lethal form of cancer.

Common anti-inflammatory drug could help prevent skin cancers

Stanford, USA - A widely available anti-inflammatory prescription drug can reduce the risk of a common skin cancer in humans, according to a researcher at Stanford's School of Medicine.

How sunlight causes skin cells to turn cancerous

Most skin cancers are highly curable, but require surgery that can be painful and scarring.A new study by Loyola University Health System researchers could lead to alternative treatments that would shrink skin cancer tumours with drugs.

Zebra fish journal publishes cancer biology study

New Rochelle, NY - The zebra fish, a translucent fish often used as a model of human development and disease, offers unique advantages for studying the cause, growth, and spread of tumours using strategies and methods presented in the current "Cancer Biology" special issue of Zebra fish, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Testosterone deficiency affects male cancer survivors' quality of life

A new study has found that many male cancer survivors who develop testosterone deficiency after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy have an impaired quality of life and reduced energy levels.

New cancer treatment gives hope to lymphoma and leukaemia patients

Scottsdale, USA - Cancer researchers have high hopes for a new therapy for patients with certain types of lymphoma and leukaemia. PCI-32765 is a new drug being assessed in a Phase I clinical trial at the Virginia G.

Common osteoporosis drugs are associated with a decrease in risk of breast cancer

Women who take some types of bone-building drugs used to prevent and treat osteoporosis may be at lower risk of breast cancer, according to a study by U.

Lower detection of prostate cancer with PSA screening in US than in a European randomised trial

Fewer prostate cancers were detected by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in the U.S. than in a European randomized trial because of lower screening sensitivity, according to a new brief communication published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

IBS patients not more likely to develop polyps or colon cancer

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome are at no greater risk of having polyps, colon cancer or inflammatory bowel diseases than healthy people undergoing colonoscopies, according to new research published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Does the weather cause northerners to get more prostate cancer?

Cold, dry weather has been linked to an increased incidence of prostate cancer. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Health Geographics suggest that meteorological effects on persistent organic pollutants, such as some pesticides and industrial by-products, may be to blame.

Scientists design new drug type to kill lymphoma cells

Three researchers who are recipients of a collaborative grant from the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation have developed a new type of drug designed to kill non-Hodgkin lymphoma tumor cells.

Study shows how dietary supplement may block cancer cells

COLUMBUS, USA - Researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) have discovered how a substance that is produced when eating broccoli and Brussels sprouts can block the proliferation of cancer cells.

Peaches, plums induce deliciously promising death of breast cancer cells

COLLEGE STATION, USA -- Breast cancer cells - even the most aggressive type - died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests at Texas AgriLife Research recently, and scientists say the results are deliciously promising.

Olive-oil enriched diet helps breast cancer survivors lose more weight

PROVIDENCE, USA - Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that olive oil may offer another potential health benefit - it produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet.

New diagnostic test for bladder cancer

Copenhagen, Denmark - Researchers from the Danish Cancer Society and the Herlev University Hospital of Copenhagen have developed a novel assay to test for multiple tumor markers in bladder cancer.

Many clinicians may be screening for cervical cancer too frequently

Clinical guidelines recommend screening low-risk women for cervical cancer every three years after age 30, but most primary care clinicians report that they would advise testing for the disease more frequently, according to a report in the current issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

Cost concerns prevent many cancer survivors from getting medical care

A new analysis has found that two million cancer survivors did not get needed medical services in the previous year because of concerns about cost.

Cancers of sweat glands, other skin-related structures may be increasing in United States

Cutaneous appendageal carcinomas-tumors of the skin appendages such as hair, nails, sweat glands and mammary glands-are rare but rates appear to be increasing in the United States, according to a report in the current issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Research links recreational pool disinfectants to health problems

URBANA, USA - Splashing around in a swimming pool on a hot summer day may not be as safe as you think. A recent University of Illinois study links the application of disinfectants in recreational pools to previously published adverse health outcomes such as asthma and bladder cancer.

Morphine blocks tumour growth

Minneapolis, USA - Current research suggests that taking morphine can block new blood vessel and tumour growth. The related report by Koodie et al, "Morphine suppresses tumour angiogenesis through a HIF1α/p38MAPK pathway," appears in the August 2010 issue of the American Journal of Pathology.

Certain meat components may increase bladder cancer risk

A new study suggests that consuming specific compounds in meat related to processing methods may be associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

Women in their 40s have lower mammographic tumour detectability

The reduced effectiveness of mammographic screening in women in their forties is primarily due to lower detectability instead of faster tumour growth rate, according to a study published online in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

New Research Shows Pomegranates Support Prostate Health

Pomegranates are an ancient Mediterranean fruit which have recently been recognized as one of the many "new" super foods offering a myriad of health benefits.

Lung Cancer Makes Scents to Dogs

  (dailyRx.com)The super sensitive noses of dogs are known to be able to pick up the scent many things. Man's best friend can now do what even advanced medical tests can't do - sniff out early stage lung cancer.

Breast Cancer Discovery: Ukrainian Clinical Study Shows Stunning Achievement of Respiration Retraining Oxygenation Treatment

Metastasized breast cancers can be frequently deadly. Up to 20-25 percent of females die during next 5 years because of spread of cancerous cells to additional parts of the body.

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