NaturalNews) Four very different individuals used four very different plans that have one thing in common: they cure cancer. These amazing stories can offer hope to individuals who are battling cancer. These stories profile the methods used by individuals who developed unique and natural treatments for cancer. Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/027731_cancer_survivors_natural_remedies.html#ixzz1a7VfUotQ
An estimated 1.6 million American men and women are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year, with the number of deaths reaching 571,950 according to the American Cancer Society. Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/8-ways-to-prevent-cancer.html#ixzz1a7WEKaWV
We need MORE stories like this.
If anyone would like to tell their story about surviving cancer please leave them here.
I understand no one wants to brag and assume they have defeated the cancer forever but if you are living perhaps your story could inspire others.
Not sure if skin cancer counts but I just had three spots removed from my arms.Any information would be very helpful to me and others with the same problem.
Ed, were you three spots cancerous? And are you ok now?
Cancer Survivors’ Poor Eating Creates High Health Risk
Some cancer survivors are inspired to learn about better food choices and dietary ways to improve their health, but a recent study shows that many are not doing this.
Newly released research has found that cancer survivors eat a less healthy, nutritious diet than the general population. The cancer survivors were found to not follow the Healthy Eating Index Guidelines as much as people who have not had cancer. Green vegetables and whole grains were particularly low.
Why is eating a healthy diet important for cancer survivors?
Cancer survivors usually have a higher risk of chronic health problems and are more susceptible to relapses. One of the easiest things they can do to help prevent the possibility of health issues is to improve their diet.
It is known that a diet full of the right nutrients is helpful in preventing cancer. Fruits and vegetables can help protect against several cancers.
This was what instigated the research at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science. The subjects consisted of 1533 cancer survivors (majority of cancer survivors were women (66 percent) and non-Hispanic whites (83 percent) with 3075 people who had never had cancer). Researchers analyzed and compared the diets using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1999 to 2010 using the Healthy Eating Index Guidelines. They did a comparison on those who had survived cancer with people who have never had cancer.
Research Found the Diet of Cancer Survivors to Have… Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/cancer-survivors-poor-eating-creates-high-health-risk.html#ixzz3osJ8L0vU
About the illness
I have been to 8 different cancer clinics in the last 2 months.
naturopath and traditional.
have met a myriad of patients and professionals.
A ketogenic diet is the best..but most patients are either too malnourished or depressed to benefit.
Its a terrible disease..afflicting different people in VERY different ways..
EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT IT TURNS OUT ...NO COOKIE CUTTER CURES..
prevention is the key..after diagnosis.
fear pain and confusion rule..leading to absolute BITTERNESS..its cancers worst side effect.
airing till the end of the month..not on any tv.
What is a ketogenic diet. Do you have a good reference?
"The fundamental tenet of the Ketogenic Diet is that cancer cells need to ferment to survive. And to do this they consume glucose and glutamine (from protein). While healthy cells can switch to burning fats if there is insufficient glucose available, cancer cells are inflexible and the theory is that if there´s no glucose available, they wither and die."
I am thankful for the knowledge.
Unfortunate as to how I came upon it.
Everything in life is another chance to learn.
Too bad it usually comes at a price..
Maybe knowing we are working to save future lives helps a bit.
This is what I have written recently in response to the news that McDonald’s is reducing its prices.
“The real cost isn't what you pay McDonald's for the sandwich. It's what you pay the doctor for having eaten that sandwich!”
And even that is only a fraction of the cost!
6 Power Foods that Help Fight Cancer
Cancer rates are expected to rise 70 percent over the next 20 years according to WHO despite tremendous advances in medical technology and knowledge. On January 13, 2016, President Barack Obama announced a national initiative to find a cure for cancer.
Should we wait for the medical system to find a cure or can we act for ourselves now?
Let’s start with eating healthy real food, especially ones that have been proven scientifically to help in fighting cancer. Here are six of them.
6 Power Foods that Help Fight Cancer
- Flaxseed Lignans Help Fight Cancer
- Reduce prostate cancer with flaxseeds. Research studies have shown that lignans can slow the growth of prostate cancer cells.
- Breast cancer survival was significant in three studies that followed thousands of women diagnosed with breast cancer,published at PubMed Central1, 2, 3. They found, “Lignans might play an important role in reducing all-cause and cancer-specific mortality of the patients operated on for breast cancer.”
This post was modified from its original form on 16 Jan, 15:47
Cancer is a deadly disease. In less developed countries like Uganda, its hard for a person to detect cancer at an early stage.
Simply because people dont go for medical checkups, they visit doctors when they are sick. This is because of the high poverty levels thereby forcing people to attend to pressing needs.
By the time some one goes to see the doctor, cancer is at an incurable stage.
Its really absurd but of recent, the number of people dieing of cancer in Uganda, has gone up.
Something has to be done but where is the will???? Every one is on his own.
Help us God
This post was modified from its original form on 16 Jan, 23:49
I still do not believe in screenings
That is NOT the answer
not sure what is
You are got a good point there Timothy. Less developed countries are indeed more difficult environment for people with cancer. Perhaps the best thing we can do is provide them awareness and importance of having checkups.
my little bit to add to the discussion is, I frequently over decades go to the drs and have tests and the like.
The next is that without going to my GP and as I said I do regularly and she asked me how I was and I said IM FINE! TY.. BUT... I dont feel 100%. I just feel 99%. I dont feel sick in anyway at all or tired but I just dont feel 100% well. Hmm she said, Ill give you a request to have a blood test and also a poop test. I did that with a return of, yes you have bowel cancer.
That was February 2016. So its not that long ago. I have 5 years of close watching and atm I am still seeing my colorectal surgeon every 3 months till early next year and if I have an all clear with the colonscopy and that means free of polyps or cancer then I will have an added month to my 3 which will be 4 mths in order to keep seeing him till it gets spaced out to once a year then I am hopefully good and healthy.
Yes cancer can be a a genetic thing, like other big body issues. Cancer chooses whatever it wants to do and goes for it. Lifestyle is important as well as a good diet. The same as not smoking and now I would add drinking alcohol as alcohol is full of sugar. Stats have just come out here as a warning for those who drink daily or lots often or lots once a week. Its quite a maze.
Sugar is the key for a lot of health issues and cancer is a sugar muncher to keep alive.
Then there are other issues to add to the list too.
But for me if i hadnt been screened at that precise moment I might not be around talking to you today in fact I probably wouldnt be as the cancerous growth was quite large at 62 mm's. I lost 12 inches of my bowel. I was in the end totally lucky and my correctal surgeon was and still is my hero as is my GP who had an inkling of this very very vague feeling.
All screening for anything, whether its breast cancer, bowel cancer, lung cancer which I am being on watch with my surgeon and GP actually.......... that news brought me to my knees I have to tell you.
Better to be screened and the response is 'youre healthy Mr or Mrs or Miss is better than leaving it and they tell you.. Mr... or Mrs or Miss... sorry to tell you but............
im so far very lucky.
Cancer is a metabolic disease, not a genetic one. The genetic mutations observed in some cancers are a downstream effect of defective energy metabolism in the mitochondria (the energy stations inside your cells)
As long as your mitochondria remain healthy and functional, your chances of developing cancer are slim
Ketogenic therapy calls for restricting net carbs to 50 grams per day and limiting protein; I recommend a limit of 1 gram of protein per kilogram of lean body mass. Fasting glucose needs to be below 70 mg/dL
Need anecdotal evidence
DID THEY BIOPSY?
there is a lot of debate about biopsy
Don’t you think at 70 mg/dL, you’ll be approaching hypoglycemic territory?
thanks for sharing, thanks for keeping the group active. I missed you guys all this long.
i have been struggling with life
But am back
great to see you Timothy
voyaging into the second year
since the three months diagnosis
will know this wednesday if the cannabis oil is working
am super impressed with your journey
screening can save
his screening was for a kidney stone
and found the liver tumor as well
last week we sailed into san francisco harbor
he was concerned that his stone might be a problem
so traveler services for a sonogram
and it was gone
he felt the oil pull it out of his kidney while urinating but was unsure
hopefully it does the sane to the tumor
I love it that this discussion began 5 years ago and we are still progressing with learning more about cancer.
I know that sometimes there is a hereditary link that is so strong it is challenging not to get cancer. That said, I do believe that it is important to eat 'Real Food' and not junk food that is very unhealthy. We are learning all the time that unhealthy food and chemicals are causing many illnesses. So let's do our best by eating the best healthy foods. Ditch the rest.
Both of my parents died of cancer and they lived a very unhealthy lifed. My father was an alcoholic smoking all day. My mother was a sugar addict and on many medications for decades.
Maybe that is why I became a health nut in my 20's. Although there is no guarantee that eating well will mean you won't get ill, it still is the best way to go. At least we can do our best.
I thought that this article will be nice addition to this topic.
- Broccoli has been shown to reduce your risk of many common diseases, including arthritis, cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, fatty liver disease and diabetes
- Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring organic sulfur compound found in broccoli has potent anti-cancer activity and helps protect your blood vessels. It’s both an immune stimulant and an anti-inflammatory
- Steaming your broccoli spears for three to four minutes will optimize the sulforaphane content. The sulforaphane content can be further maximized by adding a myrosinase-rich food to it, such as mustard seed, Daikon radish, wasabi, arugula or cole slaw
If I have offended anyone
or offered advice that was incorrect
please forgive me
I am just as confused and scared on this journey as everyone else
desperately seeking the truth
being tricked along the way
summerannie PROFESSORS post about screening is extremely correct
she has lived it and knows !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
what to say when you meet a survivor who used chemo and eats processed sugar
What to say indeed!?
I know someone who was carefully adding back in the foods he could not eat and was so happy to be adding diet coke.