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Ignorance About Vitamins and Cancer

Ignorance About Vitamins and Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers conclude that vitamin supplements are probably useless for heart disease and cancer prevention, but how true is that?
Graham Player Ph.D.'s insight:

It seems that NBC News has demonstrated their investigative journalistic incompetence in reporting that ‘vitamins don’t prevent heart disease or cancer’. As Dr. Andrew Saul, editor of the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, points out “NBC's supplement-bashing headline article... displays an ignorance of clinical nutrition that is difficult to ignore, and, thanks to its media prominence, can't be.”

Dr, Saul brings to attention the following studies that clearly show that vitamin supplements do have positive effects:
- JAMA 2012: Multivitamin supplements were found to reduce cancer risk by 8%.
- International Journal of Cancer 2011: A mere 10 ng/ml increase in serum vitamin D levels was associated with a 15% reduction in colorectal cancer incidence and 11% reduction in breast cancer incidence.
- International Journal of Cancer 2011:10 While the NBC declared that “Vitamin E does no good at all in preventing cancer or heart disease,” this study found that gamma-tocotrienol, a cofactor found in natural vitamin E preparations, decreases prostate tumor formation by a respectable 75%.
- International Journal of Cancer 2008: Here, 300 IUs of vitamin E per day reduced lung cancer risk by 61%.

There are a growing number of studies showing that vitamin D has tremendous protective effect against cancer. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine concluded that a serum 25(OH)D level of more than 33 ng/mL was associated with a 50% lower risk of colorectal cancer.

Another study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that after four years of follow up, cancer-free survival was 77% higher in women who received 1,100 IU vitamin D and 1,450 mg calcium per day, compared to those who received either a placebo or calcium by itself. Theories linking vitamin D deficiency to cancer have been tested and confirmed in more than 200 epidemiological studies, and understanding of its physiological basis stems from more than 2,500 laboratory studies.

Research has shown that optimizing your vitamin D levels can reduce your risk for as many as 16 different types of cancer, including pancreatic, lung, ovarian, breast, prostate, and skin cancers.

A recent report on vitamins produced by the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation, titled: “Smart Prevention—Health Care Cost Savings Resulting from the Targeted Use of Dietary Supplements”concluded that, based on the scientific evidence of benefit, supplementation at preventive intake levels could save the American healthcare system more than $11 BILLION each year.

So there is absolutely no doubt about the positive effects of vitamin supplementation. Anybody concerned about cancer should be aware of the benefit of supplementing with Vitamin D.

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Are artificial sports pitches causing cancer?

Are artificial sports pitches causing cancer? | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
@IanRGould some references here https://t.co/LWHYCrTFBi lots of cases of non Hodgkins lymphoma.
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70 cancer patients prescribed wrong chemo dosage at Sydney hospital

70 cancer patients prescribed wrong chemo dosage at Sydney hospital | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Up to 70 cancer patients at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital have been given markedly lower doses of a chemotherapy drug for up to three years, an ABC 7.30 ...
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Toothpaste chemical may increase risk of cancer, warn scientists

Toothpaste chemical may increase risk of cancer, warn scientists | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Triclosan, an antibacterial chemical found in liquid hand soap, Dermalogica
Skin Purifying wipes and Colgate Total toothpaste was found to promote
cancer in mice
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New test spots most deadly forms of breast cancer BEFORE they spread

New test spots most deadly forms of breast cancer BEFORE they spread | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London have developed a new test that was able to determine those women at the highest risk of dying from their disease.
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Cancer 'vaccine' that remembers disease and fights it years later is developed by scientists

Cancer 'vaccine' that remembers disease and fights it years later is developed by scientists | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers in immunotherapy trials engineer cells so they boost body’s
natural defences and stand guard for lifetime - acting effectively like
vaccine
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Shattering cancer with resonant frequencies: Anthony Holland at TEDxSkidmoreCollege

Anthony Holland: Associate Professor, Director of Music Technology, Skidmore College. DMA, MM, MM, BM; President: Novobiotronics Inc. [a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ...
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How BANANAS could help cure skin cancer

How BANANAS could help cure skin cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists in Switzerland discovered the enzyme tyrosinase is a reliable marker for melanoma growth, with greater quantities in human skin indicating a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
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Nursery teacher given weeks to live claims she beat cancer by JUICING

Nursery teacher given weeks to live claims she beat cancer by JUICING | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Natasha Grindley, 37, from Liverpool, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in July 2014. She claims she has lived for 18 months longer than predicted due to swapping junk food for healthy juices.
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Quit the EU to SAVE our NHS: Top cancer doctor says migrants are bleeding it dry

Quit the EU to SAVE our NHS: Top cancer doctor says migrants are bleeding it dry | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
BRITAIN should leave the EU in order to save an NHS which is being overrun by migrants, according to a top cancer specialist.
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Blood test to spot five deadly cancers could prevent thousands of deaths

Blood test to spot five deadly cancers could prevent thousands of deaths | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A blood test being developed by US scientists could pick up breast, bowel,
lung, womb or stomach cancer at an early stage
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Migrants are pushing NHS to breaking point, top doctor warns

Migrants are pushing NHS to breaking point, top doctor warns | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Professor Angus Dalgleish (pictured), the principal of the London based Cancer Vaccine Institute, says the NHS is being put under 'an intolerable strain' by the number of migrants seeking care.
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Prostate Cancer: Latest Treatments and Emerging Therapies

Prostate Cancer: Latest Treatments and Emerging Therapies | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
There are many ways you and your doctor can treat your prostate cancer. Learn what they are and how to choose.
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How your HEIGHT affects your health

How your HEIGHT affects your health | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
German scientists working with colleagues at Harvard found height has an important impact on mortality, increasing the risk of breast and colon cancer as well as melanoma.
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How running could help beat cancer: Exercise shrinks tumours by 50%

How running could help beat cancer: Exercise shrinks tumours by 50% | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen believe adrenaline helps move cancer killing immune cells towards lung, liver, or skin tumours.
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Odoreader accurately detects prostate cancer from urine

Odoreader accurately detects prostate cancer from urine | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Current tests for prostate cancer are far from ideal, sometimes resulting in unnecessary biopsies, and even failing to detect some cancers. Now, a team of researchers has turned to a machine it calls the Odoreader, designed to analyze urine samples to provide a non-invasive prostate cancer test.
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New 10-minute test for cancer developed by scientists

New 10-minute test for cancer developed by scientists | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists are developing a 10-minute cancer test which can be taken at home
with just a drop of saliva
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94% Of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Symptom-Free With New Therapy

94% Of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Symptom-Free With New Therapy | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A new cancer therapy has produced unprecedented success rates in early studies.
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Finally! The FDA Admits That Nearly Over 70% of U.S. Chickens Contain Cancer-Causing Arsenic

Finally! The FDA Admits That Nearly Over 70% of U.S. Chickens Contain Cancer-Causing Arsenic | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
I don’t know about the rest of you, but lately my poultry purchases at my local market have become more and more of a ‘hit-and-miss’ situation, with more ‘misses’ if I’m being honest. As I bite into my homemade chicken nuggets...
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Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.
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Revealed... the 10 'red flag' cancer symptoms YOU need to know

Revealed... the 10 'red flag' cancer symptoms YOU need to know | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A persistent cough that won't go away, a niggling sore throat that seems to be never ending? On World Cancer Day we reveal 10 early warning signs that could mean you're suffering cancer.
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Have scientists found a way to stop breast cancer cells spreading?

Have scientists found a way to stop breast cancer cells spreading? | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found a protein which, when turned on, traps cancerous cells, preventing them from travelling to a new part of the body.
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Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars

Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer face a confusing array of treatment choices, each with its own price tag and idiosyncratic side effects.
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A fuller picture of cancer

A fuller picture of cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Three-dimensional model of solid tumors explains cancer evolution | A research team led by Martin Nowak has developed a model that captures both the shape and speed of tumor growth.
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Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice -- Sott.net

Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice -- Sott.net | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers find a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not interested. Researchers at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada have cured cancer last week, yet there is a little ripple in the news or in...
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Small minority of cancer cells contribute to growth and metastasis of tumours

Small minority of cancer cells contribute to growth and metastasis of tumours | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
New research shows that a small minority of cancer cells in neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas contribute to the overall growth and metastasis of the tumour. This discovery was made by a research group at Lund University, in collaboration with researchers at Karolinska Institutet, in Sweden.
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