Posts Tagged "gastric cancer"

Beauty AND Health: 5 Cancer Causing Personal Care Products To Avoid 

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Research

Looking great shouldn’t endanger your health.  Yet, cosmetic companies can (and do!) put almost any ingredient in their products. Our shampoos. sunscreens, and cosmetics often contain dangerous cancer-causing ingredients. And, research shows that what goes on the skin gets into the blood. These 5 common ingredients disrupt the functions of estrogen, testosterone, and thyroid hormone. This increase the risk of breast, prostate, colon, ovarian, and thyroid cancer. Avoid these 5 toxic ingredients: Parabens: These are added to lotions, creams, and cosmetics as preservatives. When applied...

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Coriolus Lengthens Life in Breast, Colon, and Gastric Cancer

Posted on Jun 12, 2013 in My Cancer Type, Research

For every 11 people who breast, colon, or gastric cancer who take coriolus, 1 more person will be alive 5 years later. This result is from a metanalysis of 13 clinical trials. To put this effect in perspective, let’s compare it to some other therapies used in these cancers. Breast: To extend 3 years of life for 1 woman, 8-17 women have to take Herceptin at a total cost of $450,000 to $4 million. Colon: To extend 3 years of life for 1 person with stage III cancer, 14 have to take FOLFOX chemotherapy for 24 weeks. Clearly, coriolus is a safe, effective, and affordable integrative...

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New Breath Test for Stomach Cancer

Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in Research

Scientists in Britain announced today that a simple outpatient breath test identified stomach cancer with greater than 90% accuracy. The researchers completed a phase I trial of 130 patients with stomach complaints. Larger trials will need to confirm the accuracy of the test before it will become available to the public. An accurate test for early detection could save many lives. Currently, most stomach cancers are found at a more advanced stage. Earlier detection would expand treatment options and make treatment more effective. The test uses nanotechnology to detect proteins released by...

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