BJ Bowen

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Many cancer patients take alternative meds but don’t tell their doctors

(HealthDay)—One out of every three U.S. cancer patients uses alternative or complementary therapies, but many keep that info from their doctors, a new study finds. That's a real concern, the study's lead author said, especially when it comes to supplements and cancer radiation therapy. "You don't know what's in [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-04-11T17:05:26-04:00April 11th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Radiotherapy|0 Comments

Using Telerehabilitation to Improve Function and Pain in Advanced Cancer Patients

Prostate Cancer , Genitourinary Cancers , News A collaborative telerehabilitation approach offered modest improvements to pain and function in patients with advanced cancers, including prostate, breast, and other malignancies. The addition of pharmacological pain management generally did not improve these outcomes further. Approaches such as the Collaborative Care Model [...] Click here to view [...]

Chinese Researchers Reveal Mechanism of Chronic Stress Promoting Breast Cancer Development

Nano technology offers hope for better cancer testing. Pixabay Chinese researchers have revealed the mechanism of how chronic stress promotes breast cancer development, shedding light on future clinical treatment for cancer. Cancer patients often suffer negative emotions such as anxiety, despair and fear, which are risk factors facilitating tumour [...] Click here to view [...]

Chilli compound slows lung cancer progression: Study

NEW YORK: Besides spicing up your food, chilli, it seems, also has some medicinal value. New research suggests the compound responsible for chilli’s heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Most cancer-related deaths occur when cancer [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-04-11T10:42:00-04:00April 11th, 2019|Dietary, Other Cancer|0 Comments

Avoid taking excessive calcium supplements; it may increase risk of cancer

Related WASHINGTON: Taking excessive calcium tablets may increase the risk of cancer , according to scientists who say that getting adequate nutrients from food sources is more beneficial than consuming supplements. The study, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, also showed that adequate intake of certain nutrients [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-04-10T15:22:37-04:00April 10th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary|0 Comments

Are you stressing your way to cancer? Experts associate negative emotions with the disease

Related BEIJING: Chinese researchers have revealed the mechanism of how chronic stress promotes breast cancer development, shedding light on future clinical treatment for cancer. Cancer patients often suffer negative emotions such as anxiety, despair and fear, which are risk factors facilitating tumour growth as well as promoting cancer progression. [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-04-10T15:15:36-04:00April 10th, 2019|Anxiety & Depression, Breast Cancer, Psychology|0 Comments