Cancer is one of the top ten causes of death in the world. There is an approximate of 1.2 million new cases of the top ten most common types of cancer in the U.S in 2013, and an estimated of 190,000 deaths.
What are the statistics of chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with one or more cytotoxic anti-neoplastic drugs. An older and broader use of the word chemotherapy encompassed any chemical treatment of disease, inhibiting cells, whether they be cancerous self cells or foreign cells such as bacteria. The general concept of this treatment has been used for 70 years originated by the effects of Mustard gas in World War 1 is now a multi billion dollar industry and the standard of care for cancer treatment. Continue reading
The immune system is our body’s way to defend itself from the unknown, the unknown being diseases or anything that doesn’t belong in our body. The immune system can help us fight infections or diseases primarily caused by bacteria, parasites, and fungi. It also attacks viruses.
There is research suggesting the impact obesity has on the development of certain cancers.
According to Sir Richard Doll and Richard Peto, 35% of cancer deaths in the USA might be linked to diet. This is particularly certain for endometrium and breast cancer.
The Washington School of Medicine, submitted a document which explains obesity accounts for about 20% of all cancer cases.
The concept of ‘teaching’ the immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells is in a new era. Anticancer immunotherapy is just beginning with the long term control of cancer cells. This is called Cancer Immunotherapy which uses the bodies own immune system to target and kill cancer cells. Continue reading
Scientific proof emerges from the heart of the conventional scientific establishment, not from the fringes of alternative medicine. A book published two years ago called Cancer as a Metabolic Disease, written by Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD. Continue reading
When diagnosed with cancer, there are many key factors that play an important role in deciding what treatment is best for you. First you must know how severe is the cancer.
While it’s certainly true that global lifestyle related diseases like cancer are on the rise, the biggest risk factor for cancer is age. Continue reading
According to new research and publisher Lee Euler, coconut oil and a ketogenic diet can help fight against cancer. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Lee Euler explains how this can also help fight cancer.