A new study, published online in the journal Cancer, showed that milk thistle may help reduce the liver inflammation associated with chemotherapy in children with leukemia who undergo aggressive chemotherapies. Read the rest of this entry »
Recent data suggest that a compound in coffee has been found to possibly protect against colon cancer.
We have known for a long time that estrogen can protect against colon cancer and that women who take hormone replacement can also prevent polyps and cancer development. We also have recently seen that women do better than men when younger than 45 years old. Read the rest of this entry »
I wanted to come up with some recommendations on diet over this Thanksgiving holiday. Searching the web and looking for advice to give you, I came across a wonderful website — TOP TEN FOOD tips by the National Foundation for Cancer Research — I wanted to share with you.
Here’s what they said. Read the rest of this entry »
Recent publications have questioned the safety and adequacy of cancer screening procedures particular mammograms, but today I am reviewing the risks of colonoscopies.
There is no doubt that colonoscopies can prevent colon cancer almost 100%. Read the rest of this entry »
A study from Memorial Sloan Kettering recently showed that patients who have stage IV disease, which means spread to other organs, don’t need to undergo surgery immediately. If the tumor does not cause problems such as obstruction or bleeding, patients appear to do better to start with chemotherapy right away without delay because of the surgery. Read the rest of this entry »