Archive for the ‘Cancer News’ Category

Natural Techniques for the Prevention of Lung Cancer

April 15th, 2013 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer affecting men and women around the world. It is also one of the most life-threatening. More than 200,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States alone, and that figure does not appear to show any signs of diminishing. In a way, Read the entire post…


Maintain Blood Sugar Levels Naturally To Lower Your Risk For Certain Cancers

February 9th, 2013 by Dr. Keith Nemec

If you have Type 2 Diabetes, you know how important it is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Kidney damage or failure, damaged blood vessels resulting in amputation of limbs, blindness, heart attack and stroke are some of the complications that can arise from too much sugar in the blood. New studies have Read the entire post…


Chronic Stress May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

January 20th, 2013 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Chronic stress may increase the risk of skin cancer in those at high risk for the disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The study found that mice exposed to stress and to cancer-causing excessive ultraviolet (UV) light developed skin cancer in less than half the time as mice Read the entire post…


As Blood Sugar Increases So Does Cancer Risk

December 9th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that higher fasting blood glucose levels were associated with an increase in cancer incidence and cancer deaths. “In the long run, the implication is that as the world becomes heavier and blood sugar rises, that could contribute to an increasing burden of cancer,” Read the entire post…


Cancer Now the Leading Killer of Americans

December 3rd, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading killer of Americans under the age of 85, according to the American Cancer Society. In addition, the report projects that there will be 1,372,910 new cases of cancer in the United States this year, and 570,280 deaths. Rates of cancers linked to too much weight are increasing, Read the entire post…


Lowering Your Risk For Cancer Naturally

November 19th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

That age old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, was never more apt than when applied to cancer. A diagnosis of cancer can have devastating effects on a patient and their loved ones. Not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Conventional treatments are often invasive, expensive and in Read the entire post…


Diet and Exercise – Better Than Medication in Preventing Disease

April 15th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise are more effective than drug treatment in preventing metabolic syndrome, which is made up of high blood sugar, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity and can lead to diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study. Dr. Trevor J. Orchard, at the University of Pittsburgh in Read the entire post…


Red Meat Associated with Pancreatic Cancer

October 30th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A diet high in red meat appears to raise the risk developing pancreatic cancer, according to researchers. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, due, in large part, because it is seldom detected at an early, curable stage. Surgical removal offers the only chance for a cure, but only a small percentage of Read the entire post…


Child Cancer Survivors Have Poor Health As Adults

December 12th, 2010 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Thirty years after their diagnosis, 40 percent of cancer survivors have a serious health problem and a third have multiple problems, including stroke, heart disease and kidney failure, according to the largest study ever done on cancer survivors who have entered adulthood. Only about one in three remain healthy. “This is the dark side to Read the entire post…


Personality Influence on Cancer Risk

November 19th, 2010 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A new study in rats suggests a link between personality and cancer susceptibility. Researchers at the University of Chicago say timid rats were more likely to develop cancer and to die sooner than more “adventuresome” rats. The findings suggest the need to examine the links between behavior traits and cancer in humans, the team said. Read the entire post…