Lymphedema

Lymphedema a common side effect of many cancers

In the realm of cancer, specifically breast cancer, lymphedema is rarely discussed. Nonetheless, lymphedema of the arm is one of the most common and underestimated side effects of breast cancer treatment. It is quantitatively known…

Jen Hartney turns the table on cancer with nutrition

On Oct. 21, 2014, Jen Hartney received a phone call with her breast cancer diagnosis. Thirty-five years old. Thirty-eight weeks pregnant. … That’s not the time anyone would expect cancer to swing into your life.…

DCA (dichloroacetate sodium) treatment for cancer

Dichloroacetate sodium (DCA) is an inexpensive and simple chemical compound similar to combining vinegar and salt. It was originally used in cases of a rare disease called “congenital lactic acidosis.” This means it is not…

Aspirin may reduce risk of death from cancer

Move over, apple, and make room for another health trooper. An aspirin a day may keep cancer away. Researchers followed 86,206 women from 1980 to 2012 and 43,977 men from 1986 to 2012. Baseline aspirin use…

Who do you want on your healing team?

On your healthy breast journey, you are probably seeing a naturopath, taking supplements and following a healing diet. And you may also be utilizing the expertise of an acupuncturist, a nutritionist, a life coach, a…

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