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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 a “new” drug and has been used safely in humans for decades. Studies from this application of DCA indicate mild […]

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 was recorded and then researchers followed up on use every two years after that. Participants with a history of cancer, […]

A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer suggests walking could improve the quality of sleep for lung cancer patients. The researchers said a similar link is seen in breast and colorectal cancer patients. The trial investigated the effects of a 12-week exercise intervention including home-based walking exercise training and weekly exercise counseling on 111 […]

There is a pandemic on the horizon that must be addressed. The cancer rate for women is spiraling out of control. The American Cancer Society projects 5.5 million women will die from cancer by 2030. To put that number into perspective: The population of Finland is 5,523,904. The population of the world’s smallest 50 countries […]

Immunotherapy is a broad category of anti-cancer therapies that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells. The immune system — made up largely of the lymph nodes — rids the body of viruses, bacteria or fungi, while white blood cells such as T cells fight infection and cancer. Immunotherapy has been part of […]

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer AAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)AdenocarcinomaAdrenocortical CarcinomaAIDS-Related LymphomaAnal CancerAppendix Cancer — see Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors BBasal Cell Carcinoma — see Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)Bile Duct Cancer, ExtrahepaticBladder CancerBone Cancer […]

Nutritionally dense foods that offer us health benefits beyond the sum of the individual nutrients they contain are called superfoods. These foods contain essential amino acids, phytonutrients that act as antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids. Ginger is the root of a vegetable that is used around the world for its many superfood health benefits. Countries […]

Lung cancer is a malignant (meaning it can spread to other parts of the body) tumor that begins in the cells of the lung. When cancer begins in the cells of the lung it is known as primary lung cancer. Cancers of the lung are divided into non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell […]

The mesothelium is a membrane that lines parts of the body including the abdomen and chest, along with most organs. The function of the mesothelium is to provide lubrication to allow organs to move against the neighboring tissue. There are different names for mesothelium depending on where it is in the body: • pleura – […]

Lung Cancer Lung cancer is a malignant (meaning it can spread to other parts of the body) tumor that begins in the cells of the lung. When cancer begins in the cells of the lung it is known as primary lung cancer. Cancers of the lung are divided into non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and […]