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Oil wastewater used for food irrigation has been found to contain the chemical benzene, a known human carcinogen linked to breast cancer. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Maximum Contaminant Level Goal for benzene in drinking water is zero, which means “there is no dose below which the chemical is considered safe.”
Lumps aren’t the only symptom–other breast changes should also be checked.
Because endocrine disruptors are implicated in cancer and other diseases, we should give EDs, such as BPA (ebisphenol-A), parabens, phthalates, PBDE’s (polybrominated diphenyl ethers), mercury, lead and organophosphate pesticides, a wide berth. Problem is, EDs are virtually everywhere, so there is no escaping them entirely, but you can significantly cut your exposure, starting with these easy-to-implement 15 tips.
Lingering fear of the cancer returning can lead to mental health issues. And, given the relatively high likelihood of developing cancer in one’s lifetime and the fact that, on average, one in four people will experience mental ill health every year, its unsurprising that the two often occur together.
For years, the only options available to reconstruct the breast were highly invasive flap procedures such as the lat dorsi or TRAM flaps or an implant. The flaps require a donor site scar and extended healing, and implants are associated with the problems of any large foreign body. They are especially problematic after radiation treatment. Stem cell treatment has the advantage of producing a natural regrowth of fat tissue within the breast, giving it a soft, natural appearance and feel using the woman’s own fat stored in the abdomen, hips and thighs.
Hormonal Therapy After Surgery Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer in Opposite Breast in Real-World Setting
Compared to women who didn’t take hormonal therapy, women who took tamoxifen for 4 years had a 66% lower risk of developing breast cancer in the other breast.
Patients need to do what it takes to empower themselves when faced with cancer.
Many conventional cleaning products contain ingredients linked to asthma, cancer, reproductive toxicity, hormone disruption, neurotoxicity and other health effects. People who use or are around cleaning products at home or on the job may increase their risk of developing asthma or triggering asthma attacks. Children are especially vulnerable.
Some women have such a low risk of recurrence that the side effects of radiation outweigh its benefits. For this group of women, the guidelines recommend that doctors consider factors that could decrease the risk of recurrence or increase the risk of radiation side effects.
In-wash fabric softeners and heat-activated dryer sheets pack a powerful combination of chemicals that can harm your health, damage the environment and pollute the air, both inside and outside your home. EWG recommends skipping fabric softeners entirely and suggests healthy alternatives.
People with cancer should get the flu shots, NOT the nasal spray. Even a very weak live virus might cause illness in a person whose immune system is weak from cancer treatment.”
“This innovative use of nanotransporters will have an impact not only on creating more advanced engineering concepts and original intervention methods, but it also throws the door wide open to the synthesis of new vehicles for therapeutic, imaging and diagnostic agents,” Professor Martel adds. “Chemotherapy, which is so toxic for the entire human body, could make use of these natural nanorobots to move drugs directly to the targeted area, eliminating the harmful side effects while also boosting its therapeutic effectiveness.”
Gene expression profiling tests (Oncotype DX, MammaPrint, others) are used in an attempt to determine the right treatment for the right person with early-stage, hormone receptor positive breast cancer. It is designed to distinguish people who will or will not benefit from chemotherapy after surgery.
Calilfornia passed a law establishing a statewide program for Healthy Nail Salon Recognition (HNSR), setting standards to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals for workers and for customers. Some chemicals used in nail salons are linked to reproductive and developmental problems, asthma and cancer.
Recent advances include targeted gene therapies, advancements in chemotherapy protocols and even preventive treatments.
Likely reasons for the increase in breast cancer in younger women include genetics, earlier menstrual periods (as young as 8 or 9), later-age pregnancies and hormone-laden meats and dairy products in American diets. Those factors can expose them to estrogen and hormones for years longer than older women.
The evidence is overwhelming that the primary cause of cancer is environmental, and thus preventable. Yet the National Cancer Institute refuses to acknowledge toxins as a major cause.
Tumor markers in the blood are one indicator of the levels of cancer in the body, so they are used as a tool for diagnosis and for measuring the effectiveness of treatment.
The state of California is allowing the oil industry to experiment on consumers of our food products and the agricultural workers that grow them