Recent Research on Mammogram Screening

Research Twenty five year follow-up for breast cancer incidence and mortality of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study: randomised screening trial (2014) “Annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care when adjuvant therapy for breast cancer is freely available. Overall, 22% (106/484) of …

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Research Collected: February 2014

Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut mi… [Nature. 2014] – PubMed – NCBI “Here we show that the short-term consumption of diets composed entirely of animal or plant products alters microbial community structure and overwhelms inter-individual differences in microbial gene expression… these results demonstrate that …

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David Getoff shares some thoughts on cancer

Cancer Diagnosis-Do Your Homework – YouTube “The amount of difference that you could see in the human body between starting a cancer treatment the day after you’re diagnosed and starting that same treatment 2 weeks or a month after… will have no difference in the outcome.” “I think the first thing somebody should do [after …

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Reports that “fish oil” might “cause” cancer

A couple of clients have asked about the media reports which have suggested a causal link between fish oil supplementation and prostate cancer. I do not want to spend a lot of time on this so here are the major problems with the reporting: No participant in this study was tracked on their use of …

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60 Minutes: Is Sugar Toxic?

This is a 14 minute report from April 2012 that interviews Dr. Robert Lustig and other professionals about the connection between sugar and diseases including type 2 diabetes (sugar diabetes), heart disease, and cancer. It also briefly addresses the addictive nature of sugar. This piece is obviously an oversimplification of the processes involved but worth …

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