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Monday, December 22, 2014

Is It an Option? Part 1

Posted by William on July 3, 2012

Triple Hormone Blockade Therapy as Treatment for Prostate Cancer

When Fred Osterloh was diagnosed with prostate cancer following a routine physical exam eight years ago at age 57, he was stunned. He felt fine. He didn’t have any symptoms, and no one in his family had ever been diagnosed with prostate cancer. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Grieving for Mother. Part 2

Posted by William on June 7, 2012

The pain in her hip was so intense I had to take my two children and move in with her to help her. Within two weeks she was told she had grapefruit size tumors on both hips, tumors in the pelvis, lung, spine and thigh. She underwent more chemo and radiation. The doctor gave her at least a year, and she made it until Feb. 16. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

The Goods on Green Tea Post 2

Posted by William on July 27, 2011

Polyphenols help protect cells from the ravages of oxidation, a chemical reaction that can lead to cancer and the hardened arteries that cause heart disease. In fact, researchers at the University of Kansas say that EGCG is 25 times more effective than vitamin E at helping cells resist the damage caused by oxidation and helping damaged cells repair themselves. Both black and green teas have the same total polyphenol content, but green tea has about twice the EGCG. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Cancer Risk From Popular BP Drug Questioned

Posted by William on June 29, 2011

Ever since 1996, when a much-publicized report suggested that calcium channel blockers might increase cancer risk, researchers have been scrutinizing these drugs more closely. Although one study found a similar trend, most studies have failed to uphold the link between cancer and calcium channel blockers, which are widely used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »