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Imagine if everyone in Chula Vista, Calif., developed breast cancer this year. For perspective, that’s the 15th largest city in California and 75th largest in the United States. … In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women – possibly your mom, wife, aunt, sister, or […]

It only takes a pill. It just needs to be cut out. It is all about estrogen. It is all about testosterone. Disease is the typical outcome of life built into our genetic code without the means for change. Simple, isn’t it? When it comes to conventional medicine, when it comes to the traditional medicine […]

As cancers are becoming more and more resistant to standard chemotherapy and other forms of treatments, different kinds of drugs have to be developed to more specifically tackle these issues. One treatment that is becoming more prevalent is targeted cancer therapy. Targeted cancer therapy blocks a specific molecular target, either by inhibiting a specific protein […]

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S. It is the second most frequent cause of cancer death (41,000 deaths per year) . [1] According to the National Cancer Institute, a woman’s lifetime risk of developing cancer is 1 in 8. In 2007, the latest year for which updated statistics are available, […]

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 to negatively affect the quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Conventional medicine will have you believe […]

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. “There was definitely a point where I felt like I was probably a little bit oblivious to the details of […]

Stress is not a friend to any individual who is on a healing journey with breast cancer. I have written about the connection between stress, immune impairment and tumor growth on many occasions and so have hundreds of other experts during the last decade. A study published in September 2015, however, presents a fascinating take […]

Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women during their lifetime — and it is the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. But 8 in 8 women are being exploited by those looking to monetize the disease. They tell women to “put your breast foot forward,” to “feel for lumps; save your […]

In the late 1930s, a dangerous trend in the field of medical research was beginning. Researchers were experimenting with the use of mustard gas to treat cancer. Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, who had won the Nobel Prize in 1937 for his discovery of Vitamin C, saw the destruction that this toxin had caused in World War […]

According to a recent study,  mammogram screenings may not lead to fewer deaths but may instead lead to over-diagnosis. The results were based on research where there were high levels of screening.  More tumors were diagnosed, but breast cancer death rates were no lower than in areas with fewer screenings. Clearly, if your goal is to adopt […]