62% is a big percentage. More proof olive oil is a good addition to all of our diets:
I’ve been seeing this news all over the internet. I’m concerned that the study size was too small (18), and the model and executions were flawed. Still, the premise makes perfect sense:
If only other cancers could feature ample breasts–without impunity–in their fundraising and informational pieces! My bias exposed, this Fox News report does feature some great suggestions. I’ve included a copy of the opening picture to help make my point:
This unfortunate turn of events mirrors the real world: over 230,000 American women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer by year’s end:
Stories like this aren’t new. Aside from the human interest angle, maybe there’s a way to really use dog’s abilities to sniff out cancer:
Individualized medicine is the hot catchphrase these days. But what about individualized dosing? Prompted by fellow myeloma patient and researcher, Gary Blau, I have been advocating more attention be paid to maximizing the timing and effectiveness of existing drugs.
The mainstream media has embraced palbociclib, a new breast cancer drug that may work against a number of other cancers, too. Early reports broke on business websites. This is to be expected. After all, hope helps stock soar.
Here’s some potentially good news for postmenopausal women at risk for developing breast cancer:
Breast cancer is always in the news. Here’s a pair of links from a website called FoodConsumer.org, touting supplements as a way to prevent it. See what you think:
I’ve always been an Amy Robach fan. As a lifelong Today Show viewer, I felt NBC made a mistake not giving her the co-anchor spot next to Matt Lauer a half dozen years ago. Passed over, Amy left for a new opportunity with ABC’s Good Morning America. This week viewers learned that Amy had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
I’m not sure we really need a breast cancer awareness month anymore.
This report from the BBC may be a bit disconcerting for those of us where cancer runs in the family:
More news about oils. My last post highlighted the importance of substituting animal fats for vegetable oils. It focused on men. Today’s eye-opening article keys on a new way women may be able to prevent breast cancer: by consuming more fish!
Remember back 30 years or so when vitamin C was thought to be a miracle nutrient, able to cure everything from lyme disease to cancer? And how about vitamin E? That was supposed to prevent prostate cancer, heart attack and stroke.
There are currently few therapy options for patients with advanced stage pancreatic cancer. Yesterday I received this good news from our friends at the pharmaceutical company, Celgene, via a press release:
So many celebrities facing cancer just like the rest of us. Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a prophylactic double mastectomy has drown-out other celebrity cancer news; from Tommy Chong’s claim that diet and marijuana cured his prostate cancer, to Angie Everhart’s thyroid cancer diagnosis.
Last week I shared how my good friend and former business partner, Bruce Jesse, had been unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer.
MMB healthy living columnist, Danny Parker, forwarded me this NPR article a few months back. I saved it, forgot about it and then stumbled across it today. Worth a look!