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  1. Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection

    Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection
    Many of today's female cancers breast in particular are estrogen dependent. If your body has too much estrogen, the normally supportive hormone can become toxic, leading to cancer. Most medical professionals refer to excess estrogen as estrogen dominance. To thoroughly understand why estrogen dominance is a major risk factor for female cancers, let's take a quick look at the way...
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  2. Recipes to Fight Breast Cancer

    Recipes to Fight Breast Cancer
    To help reduce your risk of breast cancer, be sure to load up on Brassica-rich veggies such as broccoli, bok choy, kale, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Below are easy ways to prepare a few of these vegetables and help offset your estrogen dominance, and hopefully decrease your risk for breast cancer. Recipes to Fight Breast Cancer Baked Brussels Sprouts...
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  3. Flaxseed Reduces the Risk of Breast Cancer

    Flaxseed Reduces the Risk of Breast Cancer
    A unique study conducted by the Prevention and Cancer Control facility in Toronto found that the consumption of flaxseed provided an 18% reduction in the risk of breast cancer, and eating flax bread showed even better results. The study focused on 2,999 women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and 3,370 healthy women. They were all surveyed about their...
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  4. The Benefits of Soy: Fight Cancer?

    The Benefits of Soy: Fight Cancer?
    Can a cure for cancer really be found in something as simple as soybeans? According to researchers at the University of Kansas, the answer is “Yes!” Soybean Peptides Inhibit Cancer Cell Development Researchers studied the bioactivity of many different types of soybeans and found that the peptides derived from soybean meal, a byproduct of oil extraction from soybean seeds, inhibited...
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  5. Blood Pressure Meds May Increase Breast Cancer Risks

    Blood Pressure Meds May Increase Breast Cancer Risks
    Postmenopausal women who take prescription medications called calcium channel blockers to lower blood pressure may have increased odds of developing breast cancer, according to recent studies. Research published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association said in some cases the breast cancer risk may be more than doubled. The reason for the link is still...
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  6. Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses Against Cancer

    Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses Against Cancer
    Relax and Fight Cancer There are many ways that relaxation can help you boost your body’s natural defenses against cancer.  When combined with cancer fighting foods, it is possible to create a real “one-two punch” that will decrease the chances of developing this disease.  Let’s take a look at some of the steps you can take to decrease your risk...
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  7. Are Tall Women At Increased Risk For Cancer?

    Are Tall Women At Increased Risk For Cancer?
    Researchers have released the results of an intriguing study that suggests a woman's height may be a factor in her risk for developing cancer after menopause. The study, which was supported by the Women's Health Initiative, was highlighted in the latest issue of Cancer Epidemiology, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.   Among 145,000 women between the...
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  8. Alternative Cancer Treatment with Soy?

    Alternative Cancer Treatment with Soy?
    Can a cure for cancer really be found in something as simple as soybeans? According to researchers at the University of Kansas, the answer is “Yes!” Soybean Peptides Inhibit Cancer Cell Development Researchers studied the bioactivity of many different types of soybeans and found that the peptides derived from soybean meal, a byproduct of oil extraction from soybean seeds, inhibited...
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  9. Can PUFAs in Fish Oil Prevent Breast Cancer?

    Can PUFAs in Fish Oil Prevent Breast Cancer?
    While fish oil is purported to help with a host of medical issues, a new report recently published online in British Medical Journal may be of particular interest to women who are concerned about breast cancer.  It turns out that regular consumption of oily fish like salmon, sardines and tuna may help reduce risks for breast cancer due to high...
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  10. Cell Phones and Cancer

    Cell Phones and Cancer
    Tremendous breakthroughs have been made in cancer research in just the last few years.  While cancer still afflicts millions, the rates of those surviving from the disease go up every year.  Exciting possibilities for treatments, cures and even vaccines populate the news with new discoveries coming at a faster and faster pace. Many people wish to believe that there is...
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