Tag Archives: breast cancer

The Glorious Transition into Spring

Spring is a time of change from the early vibrant colours of primulas and pansies to a hint at the beginnings of edible foods bursting forward from fertile soils. I love this time of year! I welcome the transformation from … Continue reading

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January Research Updates

Dear Reader: In this issue Joshi et al. found additional supporting evidence to indicate that soy can benefit men with prostate cancer. Vollbracht and colleagues found that intravenous vitamin C helped to reduce treatment-related side effects for women with breast … Continue reading

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December Research Updates

Dear Reader: In this issue, there were a number of studies that dealt with supplements and other complementary therapies. For instance, Cooney and colleagues found an association between low levels of Coenzyme Q10 and breast cancer in Chinese women. Also, … Continue reading

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November Research Updates

Dear Reader: In this issue there were a number of studies about the psychosocial aspects of cancer. For instance, Yu and Bernstein found that patients with brain tumors prefer to have all of the information that they can when it … Continue reading

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October Research Updates

Dear Reader: In this month’s issue of Research Updates, Fang et al. reported that men with prostate cancer with higher levels of vitamin D had a better prognosis than those with lower levels of vitamin D. Kristal and colleagues found … Continue reading

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August research updates

Dear Reader: In this issue, Wilson and colleagues observed an association between coffee consumption and prostate cancer. Kim and associates reported about a lifestyle intervention that helped breast cancer survivors and Kwan et al. assessed the quality of life of … Continue reading

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It is now 2010 and I am healthy, active, and…

In 2007, I found a lump and was pretty sure that the diagnosis would be breast cancer. The shock was in how advanced (stage 3) the cancer already was in spite of my annual mammograms, self checking, and occasional ultrasound. … Continue reading

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