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Breast Cancer: Fight Now! by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 7:15am The National Cancer Institute estimates that there will be 207,090 new cases of breast cancer in the United States this year with approximately 39,840 deaths. That is over 500 new cases per day! Fortunately, we are entering an era where much more attention is being focused on actually preventing breast cancer before it happens.  Emerging new ... Read on »
Enterolactone Levels Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Mortality by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 10:10am Lignans are a group of chemicals found in plants that have antioxidant activity.  Lignans are also one of the major groups of phytoestrogens because, like other phytoestrogens, they have weak estrogen-like activities.  When consumed, these phytochemicals are converted to the mammalian lignans, enterolactone and enterodiol.  Numerous research stu ... Read on »
Lasofoxifene Reduces Breast Cancer Risk by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 8:33am Drugs like the anti-estrogen tamoxifen and the selective estrogen receptor modulater (SERM) raloxifene have been shown to reduce breast cancer risk and possibly be an important part of a person's breast cancer prevention strategy . In fact, tamoxifen has been approved for breast cancer prevention for more than a decade now.  Despite this, few wom ... Read on »
A message about breast cancer by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 3:44pm Breast Cancer is a topic that is close to my heart. My mother & several of my aunts have battled against it. All but one has won. I'm doing what I can to improve my chances of being cancer-free by taking Juice Plus whole food supplements to increase the phytonutrients in my body, eliminating toxins in my bodycare products by using Miessence certifi ... Read on »
Choosing The Right Foods To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 13 Apr 2011 10:43am Over the last couple of years, we have spent a lot of time discussing the benefits that diet and lifestyle can have in reducing breast cancer risk and enhancing breast cancer outcomes.  The scientific evidence behind these possible benefits has continued to grow, showing that some diet and lifestyle choices can have a greater impact on breast can ... Read on »
Broccoli Phytochemical Might Inhibit Breast Cancer Stem Cells by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 7:57am Broccoli is rich in a number of phytochemicals including sulforaphane and indoles that have been implicated as important cancer fighting compounds.  The potential benefits of broccoli and the phytochemicals found in broccoli have been studied in a number of cancers, including breast cancer.  A new breast cancer study ( Abstract 4271 ) prese ... Read on »
Curcumin Analog Has Breast Cancer Fighting Properties by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 7:31am Curcumin is the main component of turmeric, a spice derived from Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family.  Some of my previous blogs have discussed the potential breast cancer fighting benefits of natural curcumin as well as a couple of curcumin-derived compounds.  The results of these studies to date have been very positive, showing curcum ... Read on »
Estrogen and Breast Cancer Recurrence by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Mon 10 Oct 2011 3:12pm   ©Survivorship Media Network, LLC. All rights reserved.  “Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of…” The writer of this popular children’s rhyme forgot a key ingredient, estrogen, the hormone that turns sugar and spice into curvy hips and breasts. Estrogen is great until it runs out, as in “I’m menopau ... Read on »
7 Keys to a Breast Cancer Fighting Diet by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 01 Oct 2010 9:32am Whether you are a woman or a man, many of us have been affected by breast cancer. If you haven’t personally had it or survived it, there is a good chance that you have known someone who has, or worse, has died from breast cancer . Maybe your mom was diagnosed with it, maybe your grandmother, maybe a sister, a wife or even a child. The reality ... Read on »
Lignans and Fatty Acids From Flaxseed Might Reduce Breast Cancer Growth by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Thu 27 May 2010 6:38am Research has shown and continues to show that flaxseed can have numerous health benefits , including breast health and heart health, when included in the diet.  The health benefits of flaxseed have been attributed to its content of lignans , like secoisolariciresinol diglucoside (SDG), and omega-3 fatty acids ( alpha-linolenic acid ).  These comp ... Read on »