Yoga asanas to keep cancer at bay

Yoga asanas to keep cancer at bayYoga took birth thousands of years ago in India but eventually lost its charm and recognition in the ultra modern world that we live in today. 
While there were period during which science of yoga could not get its due recognition, but the turnaround, though slow, is happening. In fact, for many years, the emergence of yoga as a true way of life was visible more sharply in west than in India.
Yog means union, and it is a formula that the sages and seers during ancient time gave us for the goodness of humanity. The research and development giants, who work on treatment of various illnesses like cancer, often question how yoga can cure or help in curing cancer.

Dr Kabat- On Patient Adherence to Cancer Prevention Guidelines-But adhering to the guidelines was not always associated with lower risk!

Geoffrey Kabat, PhD, MS

Today we are speaking with Geoffrey Kabat, PhD, MS, a cancer epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Kabat and colleagues are the authors of a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that examined adherence to the American Cancer Society’s cancer prevention guidelines in relation to risk of cancer, cancer mortality, and total mortality. 

GASTROINTESTINAL CANCER 12-gene recurrence score for resected rectal cancer (January 2015)

Among patients with T3N0 (stage II) colon cancer, gene expression tests such as the 12-gene recurrence score assay are used to refine prognostic stratification and aid in decision making about adjuvant chemotherapy.

The utility of gene scores for prognostication in rectal cancer patients was evaluated in a clinical trial ( Validation of the 12-gene colon cancer recurrence score as a predictor of recurrence risk in stage II and III rectal cancer patients, published by Reimers MS, Kuppen PJ, Lee M, Lopatin M, Tezcan H, Putter H, Clark-Langone K, Liefers GJ, Shak S, van de Velde CJ).

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