Posts Tagged "cancer survivor"

Target BRCA & Cancer-Causing Genes

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Research

While the commonness of the BRCA gene has stayed stable for generations, the number of BRCA-caused cancers continues to rise. Why? Because diet and lifestyle guide the expression of the BRCA gene. What does the BRCA gene do? BRCA is an “off switch” for damaged cells, which scientists call a tumor suppressor gene. Our bodies make cancer cells all the time. Tumor suppressor genes tag these damaged cells for destruction before a cell can multiply and become a cancer. I’m a man. Why should I care? BRCA is one of many tumor suppressor genes. P53 is another, and is mutated in...

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Weight Loss For Cancer Survivors: Beyond Diet and Exercise

Posted on Oct 24, 2013 in Research

4 Hidden Keys to Weight Loss for Cancer Survivors: Beyond Diet and Exercise   Q: I’m a 2-year oral cancer survivor. I’m finally feeling recovered after treatment, which included radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. Since my diagnosis, I’ve been eating better and exercising more. However, I’ve hit a plateau in my weight and the last 20 pounds won’t budge. I’m still tired, my metabolism is slow, and I don’t sleep well.  I’m wondering if there’s anything about my cancer history that might be affecting my ability to lose weight.  Beyond...

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Cancer Survivors Share Their Journeys

Posted on Mar 31, 2013 in Introduction to Integrative Oncology

Cancer Survivors Dr. Lise Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella share their own healing journeys in this video. They are the authors of the “Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer”, now available in the updated third edition.

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I’ve finished cancer treatment. Now what?

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 in Research

Join us Sunday, January 6th 2013 on KRMG radio FM 102.3 to discuss tips for preventing cancer recurrence after completing conventional therapy. Some of the resources that we’ll discuss: — How healthy cells can regulate cancer growth and prevent cancer recurrence. Check out this video. — For colon cancer survivors, a simple diet change that increases the odds of living cancer free by 79%. — For breast cancer survivors, an herb that increases survival by 51%. — How to use exercise to cut the risk of cancer recurrence in half. Seeking personalized guidance on how...

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