Post Tagged with: "Breast Cancer"

Mammograms: Are they Safe?

Mammograms: Are they Safe?

By Thomas Lodi, M.D. Pink ribbons, fund raising hikes, runs and walks as well as marquis, TV and magazine ads seem to culturally define the month of October to Americans with seemingly as much significance as apple pie, turkeys and pilgrims define November. Our October heritage, though has very shallow roots going back in time only a couple of decades […]

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Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Recently, a study was published showing the link between diabetes and breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to learn about the best ways to fight this disease. Although tests and treatments for breast cancer should be discussed with medical professionals, preventative measures through diet and lifestyle¬†are the most important steps women can take. It appears that […]

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Top 10 Natural Steps in Promoting Breast Health

Top 10 Natural Steps in Promoting Breast Health

As someone who has lost a loved one to breast cancer, I feel for all of you that have lost family and friends, and for all that have struggled with this disease. I am pleased when I hear about breast cancer awareness efforts and fundraisers that are searching for a cure. With my background as a holistic clinical nutritionist and […]

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Prevent Breast Cancer: Eat Green While You’re Wearing Pink

Prevent Breast Cancer: Eat Green While You’re Wearing Pink

Eat vegan to beat breast cancer doctor’s orders. Now that National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has begun, many doctors and nutritionists are dishing out dietary advice to help women ward off the deadly disease. After reviewing the latest research, responsible medical experts, including those with the American Cancer Society and New York’s Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, have come […]

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Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Diabetes increases breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a new study published in Cancer Causes and Control. Researchers followed 52,657 women with diabetes and 30,210 women without diabetes and tracked who developed breast cancer and whether diabetes medication could alter their breast cancer risk. Postmenopausal women with diabetes had a 12 percent greater risk of developing breast cancer, […]

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Fat and Oil Consumption Causes Breast Cancer

Fat and Oil Consumption Causes Breast Cancer

According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, countries with a higher intake of fat, especially fat from animal foods, such as meat and dairy products, have a higher incidence of breast cancer. In Japan, for example, the traditional diet is much lower in fat, especially animal fat, than the typical western diet, and breast cancer rates are low. In […]

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