The recent FDA confirmation of the risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare version of non-Hodgkins lymph cancer, is the latest volley from the arsenal of manufacturer-health provider-regulatory agency collusion. Unwitting females around the world continue to sign up for breast enlargement and reconstruction in record numbers despite the checkered history of the procedure.
“Mammography screening for breast cancer has significant drawbacks, and expected survival benefits have not materialized." --Dr Laura Esserman.
Menopause can seem like torture. Women at midlife suffer with mood swings, stubborn weight gain, hot flashes, and low energy. At the same time they can develop anxiety, depression, and trouble sleeping.
Conventional cancer treatments aren't working for women with breast cancer. Women are falling into a cancer industry machine only to be spit out at the other end, permanently damaged and still with no reasonable assurance of long-term survival.
Iodine deficiency can lead to thyroid issues and eventually breast cancer.
Angelina Jolie's story in a New York Times Op Ed revealed the celebrity underwent not only a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy about two years ago, but also more recently, a bilateral oophorectomy.
A groundbreaking new study published in the British Medical Journal reveals regular mammogram screenings do not reduce breast cancer death rates – the only true measure of whether they benefit women who undergo them.
The last 40 years have shown triple the incidence of thyroid cancer in women, yet the mortality rate has remained the same. Why are physicians so quick to diagnose women with thyroid cancer?
As master of the public relations game, the medical industry uses the term “prevention” in a way that not only misleads people, but also paves the way to illness.
Thermography offers the opportunity for much earlier breast disease detection than is possible through self-examination, doctor examination or mammography alone because the procedure can detect the subtlest of physiologic changes that accompany breast pathology, whether it is cancer, fibrocystic disease, an infection or a vascular disease.
A new study that "reassures" that bras do not cause breast cancer actually supports the bra-cancer link, despite its improper controls and bias.
Avoid these sugar substitutes for breast cancer healing, prevention and a healthy, chemical-free lifestyle.
Few, if any, plants have been revered as thoroughly -- by the religious and scientific community alike -- as a healer of the human body, mind and soul, as beautiful turmeric
1 in 8 women will get breast cancer. While there is a lot we do not know about breast cancer, there is a lot we DO know about it. With science behind certain actions, we can accomplish our goal of breast cancer prevention.
Breast cancer is one of the major killers of women in the United States. Sadly, most women have no idea that simply not wearing a bra can have a major impact on the likelihood of developing breast cancer.
Are you one of the million of women who currently take a birth control pill? If so, beware of the artificial hormones contained in the birth control pill and the increased risk of developing breast cancer.
A new study lends more support for the idea that a whole food is more powerful than the sum of its parts
Have we lost the war against cancer? With the failure of chemotherapy, is there another alternative to fighting cancer?
Adding just 4 tablespoons of olive oil a day to a Mediterranean diet cuts the risk of invasive breast cancer by 68%
When people come to me for holistic health advice, my main objective is to provide evidence-based health information supported by the scientific literature. One of the quintessential pillars of my mission is to share those practices with empirical validation in order to elevate therapeutic nutrition to the same perceived mainstream legitimacy as any other science-based discipline.
Evidence of a relationship between bras and breast cancer may rethink the societal convention of wearing bras.
Women with iodine deficiencies are more likely to develop breast cancer. Eat more of these iodine-rich foods to reduce your risk.
Does wearing constrictive bras for long periods of time daily contribute to breast cancer?
The mind-body connection is undeniable. Can healing your heart and your emotional wounds reduce your risk of breast cancer?