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Bioelectric Fingerprint of Cancer Cells

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
  Can changing bioelectric signals halt tumor growth? Biologists at Tufts University discovered a bioelectric signal that identifies cells that are likely  to become cancerous. And by altering the membrane charge can block the development of cancer! Tumor sites had a unique level of depolarized membrane voltage relative to surrounding tissue that...

Bisphosphonates Linked to Esophageal Cancer

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Drugs such as Fosamax and Boniva have now been linked to esophageal cancer. This superimposed on esophageal ulcers, Barrett's esophagus, osteonecrosis of the jaw, atrial fibrillation, and many other "side effects" are reviewed.      

BPH (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy)

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
BPH begins at age 50 and may lead to urinary obstruction. Differentiation from prostate cancer can be difficult. The use of the PSA test is controversial      

BRACA Gene Mutation Cancer Risks

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
BRACA gene mutations are associated with a number of cancers such as breast, ovarian, and prostate. Women with this defect have about an 80% chance of getting cancer in their lifetime. Treatment options are reviewed.          

Breast Biopsies: Needle vs Surgery

submitted by: admin on 08/15/2018
There has been a debate for many years over whether needle breast biopsies are safer than surgical biopsies.  Many people believe needle biopsies are less invasive and surgery is not really necessary and just another way for surgeons to make more money.  Needle biopsies a far less expensive and can be done by a radiologist.  There was a medical...

Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2015
The incidence of breast cancer has increased substantially over the past hundred years and yet there has not been sufficient time for our genes to have mutated to account for this change. This means that there are a wide range of epigenetic factors that must account for the abrupt increase. If you get breast cancer it is vital that you find a practitioner...

Breast Cancer and Air Pollution

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Pollution is a major factor that interferes with the biochemistry of our cells. This can lead to cancer. Traffic pollution has been shown to be associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer. Nitrous oxide is the determinant factor that results in the higher incidence of breast cancer. The rate of cancer doubles when you compare the highest quartile...

Breast Cancer and MRIs

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
MRIs overdiagnose cancer but are too sensitive to be used as a primary screening tool, however, they are useful in assessing the extent of a cancer, once it is identified. They are costly but do not have radiation.      

Breast Cancer Can Spontaneously Disappear

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Most of us believe that cancer only on rare occasions will disappear on their own, but our first inclination is to get rid of it. However, there is interesting new evidence that refutes this and calls into question what we're doing to deal with breast cancers clinically.        

Breast Cancer Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  Once you have breast cancer you need to know the best strategies to slow down or reverse its growth. In Dr. Saputo's Breast Cancer Health Assessment we will ask you about the type of breast cancer you have, what treatment you've considered or completed, whether or not you're interested in CAM approaches to treatment, and important lifestyle...

Breast Cancer Leads to Positive Personal Growth

submitted by: admin on 11/07/2013
A study published in the journal Psycho-Oncology in October of 2013 showed that even though being diagnosed with breast cancer is intially a very stressful and fear-filled experience, there are benefits that included enhanced personal relationships, increased appreciation for life, a sense of personal strength, greater spirituality, and changes in life's...

Breast Cancer Overview

submitted by: admin on 06/25/2016
  The important statistics about breast cancer are reviewed. Risk factors and three main cellular types are described. Mainstream and alternative treatments are reviewed. Integrative strategies make the most sense.              

Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment Through Exercise

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Exercise is beneficial for both prevention as well as treatment for cancer and its spread. Lifestyle factors are often more effective than conventional cancer treatments yet this is largely ignored in mainstream medicine. Diet, sleep, exercise, vitamin D, sunlight are reviewed.        

BREAST CANCER RISK REDUCTION: Nutritional Support Protocol

submitted by: admin on 12/02/2013
  Breast cancer risk is related to genetics about 10% of the time. Environmental and lifestyle factors have much more to do with getting cancer and they are modifiable. Estrogen is a big player in causing cancer and we all know now that HRT increases the risk for breast cancer. There is a lot we can do to prevent activating cancer genes and to protect...

Breast Cancer Screening

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Should mammograms be done on women under the age of 50? The BCDDP study published in 1983 is reviewed. Five of six biopsies are not cancers. Older data on breast biopsies that suggests they spread cancer; it was later shown to be false.    

Breast Cancer Screening in High Risk Patients

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Different screening technologies are appropriate depending on your risk for developing breast cancer and situation. The pluses and minuses of mammograms, MRIs, and breast thermography for breast cancer screening are compared.      

Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects Last for Years

submitted by: admin on 06/26/2016
More than 60% of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment related complication even 6 years after their treatment. Thirty percent are dealing with two issues such as lymphedema, skin reactions to radiation, upper pody symptoms and functional limitations, weight gain, fatigue, and peripheral neuropathy from chemotherapy. Fragmented care leads...

Breast Cancer: How to Screen for it

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Screening for breast cancer is confusing and mammogams in younger women are simply not reliable. The screening tool that does work very well is breast thermography. The early work on this is reviewed.    

Breast Cancer: What Makes It Spread

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
When you have breast cancer, malignant cells are constantly spread in the body. Why don't they always take hold? The biological terrain determines this and is discussed. Host defenses and degree of malignancy are addressed.          

Breast Thermography

submitted by: admin on 12/08/2013
We don't have a good test in mainstream medicine for breast cancer detection in premenopausal women. Breast thermography's history, method of action, and proficiency in screening for cancer is discussed.