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New breast cancer drug posts exciting Phase 2 results

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.

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Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

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breast cancer

Here’s some potentially good news for postmenopausal women at risk for developing breast cancer:

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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:

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Amy

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.

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breast cancer awareness

I’m not sure we really need a breast cancer awareness month anymore.

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genetics

This report from the BBC may be a bit disconcerting for those of us where cancer runs in the family:

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salmon

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!

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Dr. Mercola

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.

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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:

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angie

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.

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Last week I shared how my good friend and former business partner, Bruce Jesse, had been unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer.

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cancer fighting kitchen cook book

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!

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