Archive for June, 2011

What Happens When Cancer Reaches the Lymph Nodes?

One way that cancer spreads through the body is through the lymphatic system which the lymph nodes are a part of. The cancer cell detaches from the primary tumor and it travels in the lymphatic fluid until it gets stuck in the small channels inside a lymph node where a secondary cancer begins. When this […]

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The Popular Breast Cancer Drug May Have Serious Side Effects

Tamoxifen is a drug that interferes with the activity of estrogen particularly in the mammary glands of women. It has been used to treat and prevent Breast Cancer (BC) for the past 3 decades. BC cells needs estrogen to grow. Without estrogen these cells are deprived of their vital nutrition and may die. This principle […]

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EOX Chemotherapy – Treatment of Gastric Cancer

EOX chemotherapy is the name of the chemotherapy treatment derived by the names of the initial letters of the chemotherapy drugs used for the treatment. The drugs which are used for treatment are capecitabine, epirubicin and oxaliplatin. This type of chemotherapy is mainly used for treating gastric cancer or stomach cancer. Chemotherapy is the most […]

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Radiation Therapy Side Effects

Should I brace myself? There is no question that when a person is undergoing certain cancer treatments, there is going to be radiation therapy side effects. How you respond or react to the treatment is really going to determine how quickly and how well you recover. Get a get a game plan, get a support […]

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Cancer Treatment Options

A person newly diagnosed with cancer is likely to be in shock and will automatically turn to the people they trust the most to help them with their problem. Our orthodox treatments as everyone knows are surgery, radiation and chemotherapy and the only other way to treat it is alternatively which is with natural products […]

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Helpful Foods for Anti Lung Cancer

Exercise and a healthy diet can indeed help cancer patients to live longer and have a better survival rate. Cigarette or tobacco smoking is the number one cause of any lung disease. To quit from smoking is helpful, but taking in foods that have cancer causing chemicals will not make you free from the said […]

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Cell Phones and Brain Cancer – The Truth be Told

It is interesting that we have seen a good deal about the challenges of Cell Phones in the media lately. I’ve noted articles in the USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and on TV on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. What concerns me is that there were studies in Switzerland in 1996, 1997, […]

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The Cure For Cancer

I was amazed, in those early days of our journey, how many people knew of the “cure for cancer.” Everyone, it seemed, was an expert and all you had to do was to eat this or take that. Herbs were excitingly wonderful with curative powers beyond belief. Supplemental vitamins were amazing and would cure everything […]

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Cancer News and Research

The following cancer news and research could save your life, so please consider it carefully. My mother passed away from breast cancer in 1997. As her son, in the few years prior to her passing, I desperately struggled alongside her to find a cure and for any news and research into the latest treatments that […]

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The Cure for Cancer?

I receive many emails asking for me to pray for the cure for cancer and always see people doing sponsored events to raise funds for research to find the cure. But, do we not already know what ‘the cure’ is? Apparently everyone has cancer cells or pre-cancerous cells in their body and the body’s immune […]

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