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Many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use for financial reasons - EurekAlert (press release)

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Sun, 2017-02-19 23:04

Many cancer survivors change their prescription drug use for financial reasons
EurekAlert (press release)
"Specifically, non-elderly cancer survivors were more likely to skip medication, delay filling a prescription, ask their doctor for lower-cost medication, and use alternative therapies for financial reasons compared with non-elderly individuals without ...

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Can Changing When And What We Eat Help Outwit Disease? - NPR

Cancer Fighting Foods - Sun, 2017-02-19 04:00

NPR

Can Changing When And What We Eat Help Outwit Disease?
NPR
That process creates inflammation, which can involve pain, stinging, swelling or a host of other unpleasant symptoms that ordinarily mean your body is fighting the good fight to help you heal. "Sometimes," Cervantes said, "the immune cells get confused ...

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Essential Foods That Help Fight Against Wrinkles - Science Times

Cancer Fighting Foods - Sat, 2017-02-18 21:56

Science Times

Essential Foods That Help Fight Against Wrinkles
Science Times
... people do not. People resort to all sorts of anti-aging methods just to prevent the appearance of wrinkles. Methods like face-lifts and botox injections are ever popular but little do they know that there are certain foods that help prevent ...

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"Dancing with the Doc's" to support cancer wellness - Cape Cod Today

Nutrition and Cancer - Sat, 2017-02-18 10:03

"Dancing with the Doc's" to support cancer wellness
Cape Cod Today
The non-profit provides free complementary, integrative therapies (including massage, acupuncture, Reiki and nutrition counseling) to people with cancer. Founder and director Sarah Swain said she and her group are excited about their first gala ...

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Subtracting added sugar: Society's sweet addiction and how to fight it - WRVO Public Media

Cancer Fighting Foods - Sat, 2017-02-18 06:10

WRVO Public Media

Subtracting added sugar: Society's sweet addiction and how to fight it
WRVO Public Media
“The government was even pushing the food industry to create low fat products, and in order to make those low fat products tasty, the food industry was replacing the fat with sugar and high fructose corn syrup.” Taubes distinguishes between added ...

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New Groundbreaking Oncology Nutrition Therapy Program Set To ... - PR Web (press release)

Nutrition and Cancer - Sat, 2017-02-18 02:03

New Groundbreaking Oncology Nutrition Therapy Program Set To ...
PR Web (press release)
Denver, USA – Coming May 1, 2017!! – Nutrition Therapy Institute is launching a groundbreaking, board certified nutrition program for the prevention and.

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"The Truth is That Those Carcinogens are Killing us:" Local Fire Stations Taking Drastic Steps to Keep Firefighters Safe - WDJT

Carcinogens - Fri, 2017-02-17 22:58

WDJT

"The Truth is That Those Carcinogens are Killing us:" Local Fire Stations Taking Drastic Steps to Keep Firefighters Safe
WDJT
The truth is that those carcinogens are killing us, so we try to make sure we keep clean gear," said Captain Michael Buckhalter of the St. Francis Fire Department. When St. Francis built a new fire department 3 years ago -- cancer free was the goal ...

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Satellite High gala to support Relay for Life - Florida Today

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2017-02-17 22:08

Florida Today

Satellite High gala to support Relay for Life
Florida Today
Finger foods and drinks will be served. Master of Ceremonies for the event will be ... “This Winter Gala is an opportunity for community members, including anyone touched by cancer, to come together to raise funds to support the American Cancer Society ...

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Salmonella bug could be used to fight cancer, researchers say - 9news.com.au

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2017-02-17 21:25

9news.com.au

Salmonella bug could be used to fight cancer, researchers say
9news.com.au
A common food poisoning bug could act as a "Trojan horse" to help the immune system fight cancer, scientists have discovered. The salmonella bacteria can infiltrate tumours and flag the cancer cells for the body's immune defences, making them a target ...

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Focus: Pancreatic Cancer - Westside Today

Nutrition and Cancer - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:12

Focus: Pancreatic Cancer
Westside Today
The educational and inspirational patient-centered program will cover topics including advances in chemotherapy and surgery, and nutrition. Two new experts will be joining the panel to discuss the challenges in treating pancreatic cancer and the ...

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How To Tell Which Foods Are Safe To Eat When They're Moldy - Huffington Post

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2017-02-17 05:01

Huffington Post

How To Tell Which Foods Are Safe To Eat When They're Moldy
Huffington Post
Mold is usually a pretty clear indicator that food is past its prime ? most instincts will encourage people to steer clear. And it's a good instinct, because some molds produce mycotoxins, which are poisonous substances that can make you very sick ...

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Basketball team hosts Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser - Southernminn.com

Cancer Fighting Foods - Fri, 2017-02-17 00:07

Southernminn.com

Basketball team hosts Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser
Southernminn.com
A few notable bundles included one containing snack foods including roasted peanuts and cheese sticks, a fishing set complete with a tackle box and fishing rod and a toolbox with an electric drill a set of screwdrivers and a Boehne Construction hat.

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Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake - Alexandria Echo Press

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2017-02-16 13:54

Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake
Alexandria Echo Press
Created by a small group of Alexandria Industries employees, the Fishing for the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge is about people making a difference in the fight against cancer. At the inaugural event in 2007, 112 people fished and raised $620. In 2016, 776 ...

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Study Supports Novel Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - Curetoday.com

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2017-02-16 10:28

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Study Supports Novel Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Curetoday.com
For men with low-risk prostate cancer, padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, a novel tissue-preserving treatment, may be a safe and effective alternative to active surveillance or radical therapy, according to the result of a phase 3 ...

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5 Not-So-Super Foods - AARP News

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2017-02-16 07:48

AARP News

5 Not-So-Super Foods
AARP News
It's been touted for its ability to fight Alzheimer's disease and cancer — and, of course, flavor up a mean Indian stew. But when the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry reviewed studies on curcumin, the mighty compound in turmeric, researchers found no ...

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Senegal's cancer patients struggle for treatment - Aljazeera.com (blog)

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Thu, 2017-02-16 06:07

Aljazeera.com (blog)

Senegal's cancer patients struggle for treatment
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Senegal's solitary radiotherapy machine broke down on December 28 last year, leaving the country's only radiation therapist and small team of technicians idly waiting as patients were turned away or offered alternative treatments. The machine uses ...

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How can diet help you fight cancer? - TheHealthSite

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2017-02-16 02:50

TheHealthSite

How can diet help you fight cancer?
TheHealthSite
And eating a healthy and balanced diet can go a long way in lowering your risk of cancer. Hence, Dr Goswami has shared few tips on how to fight cancer through diet. Include plant based products in diet: As compared to animal products, plant-based ...

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Lincoln man drops 70 pounds after cancer diagnosis - WOWT

Nutrition and Cancer - Wed, 2017-02-15 22:34

WOWT

Lincoln man drops 70 pounds after cancer diagnosis
WOWT
“OK, let's look at salt and sodium intake,” said medical nutrition therapist Nessie Ferguson, as she shared healthy eating advice with 7 adults. For many, it doesn't make sense: what does having cancer and weight loss have to do with each other? "It's ...

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B'More Organic Announces Sponsorship with Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Nutrition Program - BevNET.com

Nutrition and Cancer - Wed, 2017-02-15 21:21

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B'More Organic Announces Sponsorship with Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Nutrition Program
BevNET.com
As a Certified B Corporation, B'more Organic donates 1% of all sales to Jodi's Climb for Hope, a nonprofit raising money for promising breast cancer and MS research underway at Johns Hopkins Medicine, located on the Baltimore campus. Jodi's Climb for ...

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Phase III Results Support Novel Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - OncLive

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Wed, 2017-02-15 18:09

OncLive

Phase III Results Support Novel Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
OncLive
Padeliporfin vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy, a novel tissue-preserving treatment, may offer men with low-risk prostate cancer a safe and effective alternative to either active surveillance or radical therapy, according to the results of a phase ...

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