Nutrition for cancer survivors- Food connected with Recurrence

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With treatment completed, you no doubt want to put cancer behind you and resume a more normal life. Now is the time to take charge of your health, focus on wellness, and swear off unhealthy habits, such as fast foods and a sedentary lifestyle. Research shows that the best formula for staving off another bout of cancer is proper nutrition combined with weight control and exercise.

Food and Recurrence

While there are many benefits to eating well, the data are mixed on whether diet alone can prevent certain cancers from returning. Nevertheless, there is strong evidence that a plant-based diet cuts the risk of cancer overall. Many epidemiologic studies have shown that people who eat diets rich in fruits and vegetables and sparse in meat and animal fat have lower rates of some cancers, including lung, breast, colon and stomach cancers.

How to spot bias and other potential problems in randomised controlled trials

ovarianRisk of ovarian cancer ‘extremely small’ during Hormone Replacement Therapy, according to experts | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis.

The above study and recent news was on account of a study that was a randomised controlled trial. Read for complete news and act with sanity and alert mind, always.

A new study has revealed that cola raises cancer risk due to its caramel colouring

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Research has found that 4-methylimidazole (4-Mel), the chemical that gives cola its appealing caramel colour is a potential carcinogen.

Death with dignity: Young patient with brain tumor puts a face on the right-to-die movement

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When 29-year-old Brittany Maynard appeared on the October 27, 2014 cover of People magazine announcing that she planned to end her life before she fell victim to aggressive glioblastoma, she drew new attention to the right to- die movement.

Storing medicines in plastic bottles can cause cancer, birth defects Read more at: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/pet-bottles-drugs-doctors-unsafe-medicines-union-health-ministry/1/419924.html

Plastic bottles used to store medicine may lead to long term health risks, especially to women and children.Plastic bottles used to store medicine may lead to long term health risks, especially to women and children.Doctors have found proof that Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles used for storing medicines pose health hazard to people, especially women.

A group of doctors has reached out to the Union Health Ministry demanding a ban on storing medicines in these containers.

Breast Cancer Cocktail Buys More Than a Year of Life! HER-2 positive breast cancer — a hard-to-treat type that’s more often than not a death sentence.

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What should your lab know about direct-to-consumer genetic testing? What role should labs play in whole-genome sequencing performed for health screening?

The PGS test and the FDA’s subsequent order of 23andMe to cease marketing the test to consumers has stirred controversy, and brought focus to an issue labs may have to face sooner rather than later: What role should labs play in whole-genome sequencing performed for health screening?

Great to hear! A 6-hour film examining the history of cancer, airing late March 2015 ‘Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies’ documentary to debut in late March.

easm6-hour film examining the history of cancer.The documentary itself is based on the 2010 Pulitzer prize-winning book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD. 

From the likes of newborns and mothers – Cancer care would soon be at home!

home careCompanies are targeting home care solutions ad offerings as research findings state that, health outcomes are better for long term care when such intervention is provided in familiar surroundings and in a timely fashion.

Hit ‘Em When They’re Down One-two punch catches cancer cells in vulnerable state

Confocal microscopy depicts drug-tolerant cancer cells. By hitting breast cancer cells with a targeted therapeutic immediately after chemotherapy, researchers were able to target cancer cells during a transitional stage when they were most vulnerable. Image: Aaron GoldmanConfocal microscopy depicts drug-tolerant cancer cells. By hitting breast cancer cells with a targeted therapeutic immediately after chemotherapy, researchers were able to target cancer cells during a transitional stage when they were most vulnerable.

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