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15 Disturbing Facts About CT Scan Safety

2015 - 03 - 14 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

CT scan In a previous article (“Radiation from CT Scans Linked to Cancer”), I discussed research published in a 2009 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine revealing that CT scans deliver far more...

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5 Signs You Will Get Cancer and 7 Ways to Prevent Cancer

2014 - 08 - 05 | Author: Dr. David Brownstein

Editors’ Note: This is another partial transcription of Dr. David Brownstein’s free webinar with Newsmax Health on How to Prevent Cancer.  Brownstein’s most important points are exactly what we have been saying for years! And as we stated before, although he discusses primarily cancer prevention, this information is equally valuable...

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5 Ways Bone Broth Boosts Your Immune System and Fights Cancer

2016 - 11 - 22 | Author: Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

There has been a lot of hub-bub about the benefits of bone broth in health circles lately. It is wise (and sane) not to immediately get on the bandwagon of every latest health fad. In the case of...

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6 Ways Saunas Help Fight Cancer

2014 - 10 - 31 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

sauna Saunas and sweat baths have been used by various cultures throughout history to flush out toxins and disease and maintain optimal physical and mental health. Saunas,...

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6 Ways Saunas Help Fight Cancer – Part Four

2014 - 11 - 17 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

sauna In previous blogs, I discussed many anti-cancer benefits of saunas, including direct cancer cell death, improved circulation, toxin elimination, weight loss, and immune activation. Now...

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6 Ways Saunas Help Fight Cancer - Part Three

2014 - 11 - 12 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

sauna In previous blogs about cancer and saunas, I wrote about their role in direct cancer cell death, improved circulation/oxygenation, and elimination of toxins....

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6 Ways Saunas Help Fight Cancer – Part Two

2014 - 11 - 04 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

circulation In my first blog on saunas, I wrote about how heat and hyperthermic treatments can directly kill cancer cells. Now I want to discuss other...

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6 Ways to Stimulate Your Lymphatic System

2016 - 09 - 29 | Author: Leonard Parker

A healthy lymphatic system keeps your body in optimal condition and is a critical component of your immune system. A dysfunctional lymph system makes you weaker, more vulnerable to disease, and even increases...

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7 Ways to Prevent Cancer – Part Three

2014 - 08 - 19 | Author: Dr. David Brownstein

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Editors’ Note: Here is the final transcription of Dr. David Brownstein’s free webinar with Newsmax Health on How to Prevent Cancer.  Brownstein’s most important points are exactly what we...

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7 Ways to Prevent Cancer – Part Two

2014 - 08 - 13 | Author: Dr. David Brownstein

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Editors’ Note: This is another partial transcription of Dr. David Brownstein’s free webinar with Newsmax Health on How to Prevent...

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8 Ways Curcumin Fights Cancer

2016 - 06 - 07 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

curcumin bowlCurcumin, the natural active component of the spice turmeric, has a long history in Chinese and Indian medicine for its ability to fight many chronic disorders.  Now, modern science has discovered ...

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April is National Stress Awareness Month

2015 - 04 - 10 | Author: Elyse Schear

Stress is generally recognized to have a negative or at least a potentially negative impact on health, and the results of clinical studies conducted over the past two decades corroborate this widely-held assumption. The...

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Are Genes Destiny? Epigenetics and Cancer

2016 - 06 - 29 | Author: Consuelo Reyes


“Falling for this myth could give you cancer.”

“Your habits are more important than your genes.”

— Dr. Joseph Mercola

It’s a depressing thought – the idea that regardless of what we...

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Avoid These 3 Common Juicing Mistakes

2014 - 09 - 12 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Whether you are juicing to maintain general health, to prevent cancer, or to help reverse diagnosed disease, you want to make sure you get the most out of your investment of time, energy...

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BC-010 Dr. Susan Silberstein interviews world-renowned biochemist and China Study Author Dr. T. Colin Campbell

2015 - 07 - 19 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

It is a pleasure to share this interview with my long-term colleague Dr. T. Colin Campbell, a specialist in researching the effects of diet on health. Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University and one of the lead scientists for the China-Oxford-Cornell Diet and Health Project, ...

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BC-014 Dr. Susan Silberstein interviews “The Truth About Cancer” Producer Ty Bollinger on Natural Cancer Cures

2016 - 01 - 15 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Ty Bollinger lost both of his parents and several other family members to the ravages of conventional cancer treatment. That led him to pursue nationwide and worldwide journeys to research natural cancer therapies that culminated in his...

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BC-016 Dr. Susan Silberstein interviews Jenny Hrbacek, RN, on Safe, Effective Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Tests

2016 - 04 - 19 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Despite annual checkups, negative mammograms, and clean bills of health, Jenny was diagnosed with invasive ductal breast carcinoma in 2009. After undergoing a double mastectomy, achieving clear surgical margins, taking chemotherapy, and getting a clean...

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BC-017 Debbie Melamed interviews cancer hypnotherapist Avinoam Lerner on the power of the mind and how it can be your greatest ally in cancer recovery.

2016 - 04 - 26 | Author: Debbie Melamed

Avinoam Lerner is an innovative author, holistic health coach, and complementary medicine practitioner specializing in cancer recovery. He works with patients to strengthen their innate immune response through approaches such as hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, and...

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BC-020 Susan Silberstein interviews Dr. Millie Lytle on Eating for Meaning

2016 - 08 - 15 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNC, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Nutrition Specialist in practice in New York City as a member of Tournesol Wellness’ Primary Care Team. She is also the...

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BC-021 Susan Silberstein interviews Dr. Helayne Waldman on What Cancer Survivors Need Most

2016 - 09 - 09 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Dr. Helayne Waldman, EdD, CNE, is an oncology nutrition expert and certified nutrition educator in private practice in Oakland, California. A teacher for over 25 years, she is currently on the faculty of Hawthorn University and...

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BC-024 Susan Silberstein interviews Dr. Linda Isaacs on Individualized Nutritional Protocols for Cancer

2016 - 12 - 21 | Author: BeatCancer.org

Linda L. Isaacs, MD, received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her residency at New York University Medical School. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, she practices in New York City....

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BC-025 Debbie Melamed Interviews Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy on The Cancer Revolution

2017 - 01 - 09 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

Leigh Erin Connealy, MD is Founder and Medical Director of Center for New Medicine in Irvine, California. She opened the Cancer Center for Healing in 2015 and is releasing her book, The Cancer Revolution ...

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BC-026 Susan Silberstein interviews Jackie Roberge on the Concepts of Cancer Shift and Cancer as a Messenger

2017 - 02 - 02 | Author: BeatCancer.org

Jackie Roberge is a Certified Holistic Cancer Coach through BeatCancer.org and creator of her own CancerShift coaching program. She is also a certified Life Purpose Coach and certified Yoga Instructor. ...

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BC-028 Debbie Melamed Interviews Dr. Leigh Connealy on The Cancer Revolution (Part 2)

2017 - 02 - 07 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

Leigh Erin Connealy, MD is Founder and Medical Director of Center for New Medicine in Irvine, California. She opened the Cancer Center for Healing in 2015 and is releasing her book, The Cancer...

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BeatCancer and The National Smoke Out

2014 - 11 - 14 | Author: BeatCancer.org

Renowned hypnotherapist Dr. Steven Rosenberg, Ph.D. will raise awareness for the Annual National Smoke Out and BeatCancer.org in his mission to help people lead a healthier life by quitting smoking. Dr. Rosenberg, through hypnosis, closes the gap between wanting...

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BeatCancer Minute: 3 reasons why most people do not die from their cancer.

2014 - 06 - 01 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD


 

Transcription:

"Now why is nutrition so important? Because most cancer patients don't die from their tumors. They die of malnutrition, toxemia, and or opportunistic infections. Proper nutrition can address all...

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BeatCancer Minute: Cancer Deaths Avoidable by Dietary Changes

2014 - 06 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

 

Cancer Deaths Avoidable Through Dietary Change.

The most comprehensive study of diet, health and disease ever completed concluded that the transition in China from the traditional Asian plant-based diet to the western diet --...

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Ben and Jerry’s GMO Food Fight

2014 - 06 - 21 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Last month, Vermont became the first state in the nation to require that all foods produced with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) be labeled as such. Finally!  

Genetically modified organisms are primarily plants whose makeup has been altered to produce...

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Best Fruits and Vegetables to Eat

2012 - 11 - 30 | Author: Judith DeCava, CNC, LNC.

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Consider the betaine in foods like spinach, beets, whole wheat, whole sugar cane, and seafood. Betaine protects cells, proteins, and enzymes from environmental stress. A deficiency of methyl donors like betaine can...

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Beware: Cancer Charity Scam

2015 - 05 - 22 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Two days ago the Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with the attorneys general of all 50 states, filed lawsuits against four cancer charities for nationwide fraud. Over a five-year period, a group of family members,...

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Bill Henderson: Beating Cancer Gently

2016 - 07 - 11 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Farewell to another great contributor to the field of non-toxic cancer therapy.  On July 4, Bill Henderson, a member of the BeatCancer.org Advisory Panel, died at the age of 84.  In many ways, his story was much like mine....

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Book Review: Cancer’s Best Medicine

2015 - 04 - 28 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

As many of you know, BeatCancer.org offers various educational materials, the majority of which are available from our e-store. Most of them I have developed myself. There is one notable exception, however: Cancer’s Best Medicine by Mauris Emeka. The book is short and simple,...

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Burton Goldberg, “The Voice of Alternative Medicine”

2016 - 11 - 26 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

It seems I am often running a few weeks behind the news, and this story is no exception. I wish I could write blog posts that are perfectly timely, but I was out on the road when this story...

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Campi Verdi Foods

2016 - 03 - 22 | Author: Alane Degli Esposti

In the late 1970’s my family became involved with the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education. Back then it was known as FACT. Executive director, Susan Silberstein, actually performed an evening of opera to raise funds!...

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Can A Ketogenic Diet Cure Cancer?

2014 - 12 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Over the years, there have been many diets purported to provide the cancer solution: The Grape Cure Diet, the Gerson Diet, the Hallelujah Diet, the Macrobiotic Diet, the Paleolithic Diet, the Hippocrates Diet, etc. If you...

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Can a Ketogenic Diet Cure Cancer? Part Two

2015 - 01 - 05 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

In my last blog, I wrote about the origins and philosophy of the ketogenic diet, Dr. Thomas Seyfried’s work on Cancer as a Metabolic Disease, and my general concerns about fad diets. Well, here are some...

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Can Basil Help You Fight Cancer?

2016 - 01 - 05 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

If your kitchen were to only have a few herbs in it, basil should be at the top of the list. Not only is this green, leafy herb tasty, it is also a nutritional powerhouse. Basil is high...

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Can Exercise Reduce Cancer Risk?

2014 - 01 - 22 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Exercising is one of the best things you can do for your overall health.  It can also lower your risk for many types of cancer, as well as other diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Physical activity can help Read More

Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Help Heal Cancer?

2017 - 01 - 24 | Author: Veronique Desaulniers

Imagine a large room. Several individuals are lying on long, cylinder-type beds with glass tops. They have their eyes closed and appear to be very relaxed. This is not a scene from a science fiction movie. In fact,...

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Can Strawberries Prevent Cancer?

2014 - 09 - 03 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

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Can Stress Cause Cancer?

2014 - 04 - 23 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Does stress cause cancer? Perhaps not directly, but stress can greatly disturb the delicate balance of body chemistry necessary for cancer protection, especially if it is ongoing for a long time. In fact, stress and...

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Can Stress Cause Cancer? Part 2

2014 - 04 - 29 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

In my first blog on stress and cancer , I discussed research in the field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) which links the body’s nervous system, endocrine system, and immune system to cancer....

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Can Stress Cause Cancer? Part 3

2014 - 05 - 07 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Stress and cancer are connected via every organ system[/caption] In previous blogs, I talked about the effect of stress on immunity, nervous system function,hormone balance, and digestion, and how those changes can lead to cancer. Besides...

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Can Stress Cause Cancer? Part 4

2014 - 06 - 02 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

This is my final blog about the many mechanisms by which stress can contribute to cancer. We’ve already discussed seven mechanisms; here are the last three.

Lymph Function –One of the most important systems of...

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Can Vitamin C Cure Cancer?

2015 - 06 - 11 | Author: Julia Greenwald

You’ve heard about intravenous therapy (drip therapy) to deliver medication, but could high-dose intravenous (IV) infusion of something as ubiquitous as vitamin C slow or cure cancer? Decades of research and several ...

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Cancer -- The Need for a Paradigm Shift

2014 - 07 - 16 | Author: Mauris Emeka

Malignant tumors are commonly referred to as ‘the cancer’. But in truth, these tumors are symptoms of cancer; and in reality cancer is the process that gives rise to malignant tumor symptoms. Therefore, we are better served when we give less attention to tumor symptoms ...

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Cancer and Oxygen

2016 - 01 - 26 | Author: Mauris Emeka

As you probably realize, an anti-cancer diet constitutes a major theme of the articles we post, the lectures we give, and the educational materials we distribute at BeatCancer.org.

But there is one crucial cancer-fighting nutrient that is hardly...

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Cancer and the Food Body Spirit Connection

2015 - 11 - 21 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

I’ve recently received an invitation to be interviewed as a part of an exciting 12-day online summit called The Food-Body-Spirit Connection. I will be one of the featured experts discussing...

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Cancer and the Lymph System: The Crucial Importance of Lymphatic Drainage

2015 - 08 - 22 | Author: Loretta T. Friedman, RN, MS, DC, CCN, CNS, DACBN, DCBCN

The question is no longer "Am I toxic?", but rather "How toxic am I?"  Unfortunately, we live in an extremely noxious world today.  For many ...

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Cancer Can Be Prevented! Absolutely!

2013 - 12 - 27 | Author: Dr. Jacquilen Tomas-Ali, ND

Here’s how:

1. Watch Your Weight

Research has shown that being overweight or obese substantially raises a person's risk of getting endometrial (uterine), breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers. One of the most significant risks...

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Cancer Diagnosis? Read the Cancer Report!

2014 - 12 - 03 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD


“Every cell in your body is eavesdropping on your thoughts.”

--Deepak Chopra, MD

“Your biography is your biology.”

--Carolyn Myss, PhD

“Your issues are in your tissues.”

--Hermann Muller

“Deal with your emotions or they will deal with...

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Cancer Fighting Foods: Dr. Candace Corson Interviews Dr. Susan Silberstein

2014 - 02 - 14 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Dr. Candace Corson Interviews Dr. Susan Silberstein: Listen Here

Candace Corson, MD, a Yale University-trained family medicine physician from South Bend, Indiana, recently collaborated with me on a telephone interview about cancer fighting foods.

Dr. Corson...

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Cancer Healing Your Way

2015 - 10 - 04 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Three years ago, when our Board of Directors decided to move the BeatCancer.org headquarters from our 35-year home on Philadelphia’s Main Line to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, I wasn’t sure it...

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Cancer Prevention 101: Simple Steps To Prevent Top Three Cancers

2014 - 01 - 06 | Author: Dr. Jacquilen Tomas-Ali, ND

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We, at BeatCancer.org, believe that 90% of all cancers can be eliminated through environmental and lifestyle choices alone... And science agrees. Let’s take a look at the top three cancers and review what steps...

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Cancer Prevention Project for Young People

2014 - 09 - 05 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

When I learned that the lifetime cancer risk is now nearly one in two Americans, I decided we needed to do something to stop this trend by teaching...

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Cancer Soy Controversy

2014 - 05 - 19 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD


Cancer Soy Controversy

 

Transcription from Lecture, Fight Cancer with your Fork:

“To soy or not to soy, that is the question. If we had three more weeks, we could...

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Cancer Support Network Interviews Dr. Susan Silberstein Cancer's Just a Word, Not a Sentence

2014 - 04 - 05 | Author: Elyn Jacobs

Cancer Support Network Interviews Dr. Susan Silberstein

Elyn Jacobs and her guest host Sharon Roth-Lichtenfeld recently invited BeatCancer.org founder Susan Silberstein to be interviewed on the Cancer Support Network show "Survive and Live Well: Tips to Treat...

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Cancer Survivorship: A Nutritionist’s Perspective

2016 - 03 - 24 | Author: Helayne Waldman, MS, EdD

What happens when cancer treatments end?  Many folks describe the feeling as one of abandonment, of falling off a cliff into what’s supposed to be a new “normal.”  ...

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Cancer Therapy Breakthrough?

2016 - 12 - 10 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

People are always asking my opinion about the latest, greatest cancer treatments. Well, here is a fascinating one-minute video on new cancer technology that literally explodes cancer cells without harming healthy cells. In fact, ...

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Cancer, Candida, and Sugar

2016 - 04 - 18 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

You may have read...

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Cancer, Polio & Immunotherapy

2016 - 06 - 25 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

I recently wrote about intensified research interest in cancer immunotherapy spearheaded by the new Parker Institute. In a similar vein, just over a year ago, in March of 2015, CBS-Evening News anchor...

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Cancer: Friend, Foe or Messenger?

2017 - 04 - 07 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

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I am pleased to announce that I will be giving an interview as part of a terrific new online cancer course called Cancer – Friend, Foe,...

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Cancer-Fighting Fruits and their Cancer-Fighting Properties

2012 - 12 - 18 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

According to research, the more fruit a teenage girl eats, the stronger her bones become. In a study on bone density, the girls who ate the most fruit had higher bonemineral densities, an indicator of bone strength. ...

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Cassandra: Cancer and the Mature Minor Doctrine

2015 - 01 - 16 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

 A 17-year-old Connecticut girl recently diagnosed with cancer who refused to undergo chemotherapy was removed from her home by state child welfare authorities in November. For the last two months,...

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Changing the Way the World Detects Cancer

2016 - 03 - 22 | Author: Jenny Hrbacek, RN

It is very common that once cancer begins growing, it progresses for 8-10 years before it is able to be detected. However, new advances in technology are bringing us a new era, one that will...

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Chemotherapy and Radiation Side Effects

2014 - 01 - 09 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Cancer Patient and Doctor

Hair loss and nausea are probably the most commonly feared side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. However, patients undergoing treatment for cancer often suffer from compromised immune function, low blood cell counts, lack of appetite, poor energy, weight...

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Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Therapies for Cancer

2015 - 12 - 29 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

journal of alternative and complementary therapyA new study published this month in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine showed that cancer patients commonly use complementary and integrative approaches, and that over 95% of patients would be interested in one...

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Cracking the Cancer Code: How Selenium Fights Cancer

2015 - 10 - 02 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

nuts-1622649 A study conducted through the University of Copenhagen, Demark has made an exciting discovery about the healing power of selenium. It has long been known that this trace mineral is beneficial for regulating the...

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Curcumin and Cancer – Part Two

2016 - 07 - 01 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

In an earlier post, I discussed the fact that curcumin has been found to be one of the most powerful natural compounds for impacting cancer growth, and I summarized the various ways in which it works. Now I want to review some of...

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Diem Brown, Cancer Warrior

2014 - 11 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

A few weeks ago I wrote about Brittany Maynard, who chose to end her life in the face of terminal brain cancer at the age of 29. A few days ago, Diem Brown, best known for her appearances on MTV's "The Challenge," died...

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Diet and Cancer Survivors

2015 - 11 - 16 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

A new Tufts University study published a couple of weeks ago in the journal Cancer found that cancer survivors aren’t eating as well as they should. Big surprise! These patients were found to be indulging in...

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Diet and Cancer: A Dietitian’s Surprising Perspective – Part One

2015 - 04 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Over my last 35+ years working in the cancer field as a nutrition educator, I have had many interesting encounters with registered dietitians. I have helped fight attempts to pass Pennsylvania dietitian licensure bills that would give only members of their profession the right to...

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Diet and Cancer: A Dietitian’s Surprising Perspective – Part Two

2015 - 04 - 23 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

samantha o'toole Vegetarian since she was 12, Samantha O’Toole has been passionately researching the healing power of nutrition for many years. Yet her pursuit of a career in dietetics left her feeling frustrated, confused, disappointed, and rejected. The close-mindedness she noticed among many dietitians was...

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Do You Have a Cancer-Prone Personality?

2014 - 08 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Is someone you care about battling cancer? Do you want to prevent cancer for yourself or your loved ones? Even more important than early detection, dietary protection, and reducing toxic environmental exposures, research has found...

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Does Alcohol Cause Cancer?

2016 - 08 - 02 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

alcoholic beveragesWine-lovers often revel in the knowledge that resveratrol compounds in red wine confer anti-cancer protection. However, it’s not the alcohol that is beneficial. You can get plenty of...

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Does Coffee Cause Cancer?

2011 - 01 - 30 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Research has demonstrated both beneficial and...

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Does Red Meat Cause Cancer?

2015 - 05 - 14 | Author: Elyse Schear

steak on grill Perhaps you have heard that eating meat – particularly red meat and processed meat — can cause cancer. But what meats are the most dangerous,...

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Dr James Belanger: Eating to Beat Cancer

2014 - 02 - 21 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

Dr. James Belanger

Interview: Elyn Jacobs with Dr. James Belanger Naturopathic Doctor

Dr James Belanger: Eating to Beat Cancer : Click Here to Download

Dr. James Belanger, who himself recovered from cancer using conventional and alternative cancer therapies, ...

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Dr Mitchell Gaynor: Getting to the Root Cause of Cancer

2014 - 03 - 22 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

Mitchell Gaynor, M.D. is Founder and President of Gaynor Integrative Oncology, Assistant Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College.  He has held the position...

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Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, Holistic Oncologist

2015 - 07 - 27 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

dr-nicholas-gonzalez Nicholas Gonzalez, MD, famed nutritional cancer treatment specialist, died suddenly of a cerebrovascular incident on July 21. “The world has...

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Dr. Shayne's Health Tips for Cancer Patients

2013 - 03 - 18 | Author: Dr. Randi Shayne

I have been counseling patients at BeatCancer.Org since the year 2000. Some of our callers (patients) have a recent diagnosis and are collecting information for the first time. Most of our callers (patients) are...

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Dr. Susan Silberstein Interview on WDIY FM Radio “Take Charge of Your Life” Podcast

2014 - 07 - 21 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

Family therapist Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Dr. Susan Silberstein, PhD Founder and Educational Director of BeatCancer.org.

 

Listen in to this uplifting interview as they discuss:

  • Exciting cancer patient stories of hope and empowerment: >Ovarian cancer patient refuses hysterectomy and...

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Dr. Wayne Dyer Has Transitioned

2015 - 09 - 03 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Wayne Dyer Self-help author and motivational speaker Dr. Wayne W. Dyer died last weekend at the age of 75. He had been dealing with leukemia for the last ...

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Drugs to Prevent Cancer?

2016 - 01 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

syringesHealth economist Austin Frakt wrote recently in the New York Times (Dec. 28) about why preventing cancer is not the priority in drug development. Although most people would agree that it would be better to prevent cancer ...

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Dying to Be Me, by Anita Moorjani

2014 - 10 - 23 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

dying to be meThe universe makes sense! I finally understand – I know why I have cancer!”

Anita Moorjani was diagnosed with cancer on April 26, 2002. She...

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Eat Butter? Cancer and Fats: Part One

2014 - 06 - 23 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Today’s June 23 cover story of Time Magazine, “Eat Butter,” may shock you! It explains why scientists were wrong when they labeled fat the culprit in America’s health crisis.  Americans began cutting back on fat and...

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Environment, Lifestyle and Cancer: Don’t Overestimate Genetics

2016 - 01 - 09 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

cancer preevention graphicA client recently asked if I thought it was a good idea to follow her gynecologist’s recommendation to get genetic testing. The physician’s concern was that a positive BRCA1 result predicts a 60% - 80% lifetime risk of...

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Essiac Tea for Cancer

2016 - 09 - 12 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

While cancer patients in the Western world spend millions of dollars each year on traditional “slash, burn and poison” treatments, there have been powerful natural protocols (and natural medicine practitioners) that have been helping the body heal itself through the...

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Facts that you Probably Don't Know about the Sun and Skin Cancer

2011 - 06 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Don't believe the myth that the sun is dangerous and that *sunscreen is protective! There is little scientific evidence to justify the many health campaigns that urge you to avoid unprotected sun exposure. The potential...

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Fasting , Cancer and Immunity

2015 - 09 - 07 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

Single black olive and parsleyFasting is defined as “the abstinence of food for a specific period of time.” It is an ancient practice that has been around for thousands of years in every culture. Fasts have...

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Fats and Cancer: Part Three

2014 - 07 - 01 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

In my previous blog in this series, I discussed some good and bad aspects of saturated fats, but even more relevant to our cancer risk is which unsaturated fats we choose and what we do to those fats.

Unsaturated Fats

It is...

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Fats and Cancer: Part Two

2014 - 06 - 25 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Are fats good or bad for you? The answer is YES -- it depends on the type.  Salmon is a great example.  All salmon is rich in protective omega-3 fats, but farmed salmon has three times...

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Fermented Foods and Cancer

2015 - 10 - 19 | Author: Julia Greenwald

Sauerkraut Bread, yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, vinegar, and beer. What do all of these foods have in common? All of the above (and many other foods) are fermented. Fermented foods have recently gained a lot...

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Fighting Cancer through Meditation

2015 - 04 - 10 | Author: Melissa DeSantis

Meditation

When you hear the word meditation, you probably think about people sitting on the ground chanting 'om'. While this may seem strange to some people, meditation is one way that cancer patients are...

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Financial Support for Cancer Patients

2014 - 07 - 22 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Dr. Randi Shayne, Director of Patient Services, and I are pleased to share this brief update highlighting ten financially-challenged patients who contacted us last fall from all over the country.  We have been privileged to serve these...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cancer Counseling

2014 - 01 - 13 | Author: Dr. Randi Shayne

1) Can I get cancer counseling if I am doing chemo and radiation?YES. Most of our patients are receiving conventional treatments ordered by their oncologists.

2) Are cancer counseling sessions expensive? NO. BeatCancer.org is a charitable organization...

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Fruits & Vegetables Improve Immune Function

2013 - 06 - 22 | Author: Paula Inserra, Ph.D. et al

[Adapted from Integrative Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999]

The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer rises dramatically with age as immune function declines. Recently, development of atherosclerosis ...

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Functional Medicine and Cancer

2016 - 03 - 04 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Doctor-ConsultationA few weeks ago, I received this email from a Cornell student pursuing a medical career who had attended one of my lectures:

Dear Dr. Silberstein,

My name is Steven Henick, and I wanted to thank you for taking the time to speak with...

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Fundraising for Cancer Prevention Education

2014 - 07 - 29 | Author: Jake Derr

  fundraising_for_cancer In the past three weeks, my Juice Plus+ team and I have sponsored Juice Plus+ booths at two county fairs and a local town celebration. We thought it was an excellent opportunity to help...

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Galectin-3: Biomarker and Target in Prostate Cancer

2016 - 07 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

galectin-3In my last article on prostate cancer, I discussed the pros and cons of PSA testing. Now I want to talk about another tumor marker which, if elevated, can be a very effective biomarker for prostate and other cancers,...

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Glutathione and Cancer

2016 - 07 - 27 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

Conversations about the importance of glutathione (GSH) for the body have become very prevalent lately, even hitting the mainstream as the subject of popular medical shows like The Dr. Oz Show. Glutathione is often called...

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Graviola (Soursop): Anti-Cancer Superfood?

2016 - 06 - 27 | Author: Nabanita Biswas

graviolaCancer treatment has always been a topic of debate. Given the harmful side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, over the years more and more focus has shifted to various natural and ...

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Green Tea for Health

2014 - 12 - 12 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Green Tea Dr Lees Many of you know that I recommend green tea as part of an anti-cancer dietary plan. But not just any green tea. While generally pleasant, harmless, and possibly of health benefit,...

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Greg Anderson’s Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do Offers Hope and Empowerment

2014 - 08 - 12 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

cancer 50 essential things In 1984, Greg Anderson was diagnosed with stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the lung with metastases to his ribs...

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Hacking Cancer with Immunotherapy

2016 - 06 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

sean parkerHats off to Sean Parker, the first president of Facebook (played by Justin Timberlake in the award-winning film “The Social Network”): The entrepreneur and philanthropist has just launched a $250 million ...

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Health Value of Sprouts: The Legacy of Steve “Sproutman” Meyerowitz

2015 - 11 - 27 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Sproutman photoSeptember was a bad month for natural healing. On September 9, Steve “Sproutman” Meyerowitz died in a car crash. For over 40 years, Steve taught the world about the health benefits of juicing, eating sprouts, and living a...

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Healthiest Cooking Oils

2015 - 11 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

cooking oils A few months ago, on July 29, the British Broadcasting Channel aired a special report on the healthiest cooking oils, as researched by scientists at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK.  I’ve been...

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Holistic Cancer Coaching: Choice, Comfort & Control

2014 - 08 - 04 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

holistic_cancer_coaching There are basketball coaches, football coaches, business coaches, career coaches, and life coaches. Of all the areas addressed by coaches, the cancer experience is probably the most challenging. People’s worlds...

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Honokiol Extract and Integrative Cancer Treatment

2016 - 08 - 17 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

magnolia honokiolMedicinal plants are known to be the source of many common pharmaceuticals. Drugs derived from the plant kingdom include aspirin from white willow, digitalis from foxglove, morphine from poppy, and chemotherapy agents like vincristine from periwinkle...

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How to Prevent Cancer with 5 Cancer-Fighting Foods

2013 - 12 - 20 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

HOW TO PREVENT CANCER

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How to Prevent Cancer: Part One

2014 - 07 - 31 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Dr._David_Brownstein Several months ago, Dr. David Brownstein offered a free webinar in conjunction with Newsmax Health on How to Prevent Cancer.  What follows is a partial transcription; more will follow....

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Is There A Gluten-Cancer Connection?

2013 - 06 - 28 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Does gluten cause cancer?

According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there is no connection between gluten and risk of cancer except intestinal cancer, and even then, only if a person has celiac disease. (http://www.oncologynutrition.org/erfc/hot-topics/does-gluten-cause-cancer/) ...

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It’s National Junk Food Day!

2016 - 07 - 22 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

junk foodI am not kidding! Each year on July 21st America observes National Junk Food Day, dedicated to the foods that everyone loves to snack on.  By definition, junk foods are typically prepackaged food with very little nutritional value and...

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Living the BeatCancer.Org Way

2016 - 11 - 30 | Author: Dawn Echlin

When I was 12 cancer was introduced as a concept of my inner world. Of course I’d heard of cancer previously, my great grandmother had died in her 40's of breast cancer, but that was far removed from...

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Magnesium Deficiency and Cancer

2015 - 07 - 12 | Author: Julia Greenwald

Magnesium As...

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Marijuana – Medical Breakthrough or Carcinogenic Agent?

2016 - 04 - 14 | Author: Nabanita Biswas

Marijuana plant (2)What is marijuana to you? For me, I have always known marijuana as a drug, a substance that intoxicates you! Hence, I have kept away from it. Anything...

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Medical Acupuncture – A Holistic Approach to Cancer Therapy

2016 - 05 - 02 | Author: Nabanita Biswas

Acupuncture-Treatment-Cancer (5)

Most of you are familiar with the general concept of a mind-body holistic approach to cancer. There are many aspects of the holistic approach to cancer care, such as a...

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More on Sugar and Cancer

2016 - 03 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

SugarPoisonI have received many comments in response to my article 5 Reasons Cancer and Sugar are Best Friends. Two responses in particular challenged what I wrote. Cyndy questioned,

“Numerous medical entities state sugar...

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New Year Resolutions to Live By

2016 - 01 - 01 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

new-year-2016If you’re like most people, every January 1 you enthusiastically make a few New Year resolutions that 365 days later you reluctantly admit you didn’t do a very good job of keeping: exercise more, eat healthier,...

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Nutrition Education Outreach in Puerto Rico

2016 - 05 - 16 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Puerto Rico 1 - Old San JuanTen days ago, I had the pleasure of lecturing to about 350 people at the Centro para Puerto Rico in San Juan, as a guest of Juice Plus+ National Marketing Directors Teresa Toro and...

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Obesity and Disease Risk Reduction Among Our Youth

2017 - 01 - 19 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

American teenagers receive nearly 17% of their calories from fast food, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2012, over one-third of all children and adolescents up to age 19 consumed fast...

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Oral Contraceptives Part I: Get the Facts Before You Decide

2016 - 05 - 14 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

birth control pillsThe first oral contraceptive became available to U.S. women in 1960. Since then, millions of women have used “the Pill” in varying forms. It is by far the country’s leading form of birth control today, with roughly 11...

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Organic Foods Not Worth Buying

2014 - 10 - 18 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

organic produce When I opened one of my internet browsers yesterday morning, I was struck by a trending story, 10 Organic Foods Not Worth Buying. Since...

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Papaya Leaves - A Powerful Cure for Cancer?

2017 - 04 - 03 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

Papaya LeafThis article is based on a 2013 post by Dr. Paul Haider which was recently shared with me by Cancer’s Best Medicine author Mauris Emeka. When Mauris learned about these little-known all-natural leaves...

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Please Blog on Social Media about BeatCancer.org!

2015 - 08 - 13 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

susan and mercedes I just received a copy of this blog which I reproduce with permission from its author, Liz Barker. A long-term cancer survivor, Liz wrote a book which I will be...

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Powerful Peaceful Professional Summit

2016 - 03 - 31 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Powerful Peaceful Professional GraphicHave you ever…

  • Hoped to create vibrant health but just couldn’t turn the corner?
  • Felt stressed and burned out and just wanted to break free from it all?
  • Wanted to find a...

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Predict Your Cancer Risk with 9 Questions

2014 - 05 - 29 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

This week’s May 23 issue of NBC News Today.com carried a headline article by health writer Linda Carroll entitled 9 Simple Questions That May Predict Your Heart Disease or Cancer Risk.  Based on a new study...

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President Obama Calls on America to End Cancer in State of the Union Address

2016 - 01 - 14 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

President ObamaIn his final State of the Union address, President Obama announced a national effort to end cancer in a new initiative led by Vice President Joe Biden. “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the family we can...

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Press Release: A four-day series of free public programs on Healthy Eating to Prevent Obesity and Cancer

2015 - 02 - 16 | Author: BeatCancer.Org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2015
CONTACT or INTERVIEWS: GWettlin@gmail.com

FREE NUTRITION AND CANCER PREVENTION LECTURES IN OKLAHOMA

Bartlesville, OK – A four-day series of free public programs on Healthy Eating to Prevent Obesity and Cancer will be coming to Bartlesville February 17-20.

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Prevention is the Cure

2014 - 11 - 10 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

prevention is the cure shirt Some wonderful supporters have come our way! Jake Derr and her Juice Plus+ Team...

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Radiation from CT Scan is Responsible for Almost 30,000 Cancers Each Year!

2012 - 11 - 08 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

radiation_from_ct_scanUSA Today reported on two research studies published in the December 15 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine revealing that CT scans deliver far more radiation than previously believed. In fact, Read More

Radical Remission - An online course by Dr. Kelly Turner

2016 - 03 - 18 | Author: Shalini Sahni

Dr. Kelly Turner, PhD, author of the New York Times bestseller Radical Remission, announced the launch of her new online course on March...

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Seth’s Amazing Recovery from Metastatic Malignant Melanoma

2015 - 12 - 04 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Golden Gate Bridge Two weeks ago, I made a very long trip from Philadelphia to lecture in Ukiah in Northern California. After a six hour flight and a four-hour bus ride, I was picked up...

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She Runs For You

2016 - 10 - 19 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

Marathoner Claudine Nicholas is helping us to Beat Cancer! Starting this month and going forward, she is taking her passion on the road. 90% of cancers are preventable, and her goal is to run in EVERY state ...

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Six Cancer Myths

2016 - 07 - 23 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

As many of you know, I am the creator of BeatCancer.org’s Holistic Cancer Coach Certification Program, an online course designed to teach health professionals in 10 hours what it took me 35 years to learn.  One of...

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Stefanie Joho’s Story: Immunotherapy Offers Amazing Promise for Cancer Patients with Certain Genetic Defects

2017 - 06 - 09 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

Last week, the Washington Post ran a feature story on a patient given a death sentence who is now cancer-free. Here’s her story: 

Shortly after graduating from New York University at 22, Stefanie Joho learned that she had Lynch...

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Summer Sun Safety Surprise!

2017 - 08 - 10 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

It’s blazing hot out, and we know that sunstroke, heatstroke and sun poisoning can be very dangerous, but don’t believe the myth that the sun is hazardous and that sunscreen is protective! There is little scientific evidence...

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The Cancer Moonshot 2020 initiative

2016 - 09 - 14 | Author: Sarah Wallace

Cancer Moonshot 2020

Before doing what was thought to be impossible, Neil Armstrong said, “I think we're going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of...

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The Cancer-Fighting Vegetables that Should be Top of your List!

2012 - 12 - 11 | Author: Judith DeCava, CNC, LNC

Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, collards, watercress, mustard greens, and turnips) contain indoles, isothiocyanates, glucosinolates, and other compounds that may provide protection against various cancers.

The dark green crucifers, in particular, are rich...

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The Legacy of Jackie Kennedy

2017 - 07 - 28 | Author: Diane Perlman, PhD

[Editor’s Note: Today, July 28, would have been Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ 88th birthday. In actuality, the widow of our assassinated President John F. Kennedy died of lymphatic cancer in 1994 at the age of...

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The Positive Science of Food in Cancer Prevention

2017 - 08 - 18 | Author: Ana Negron, MD

Cancer is a baffling condition, its diagnosis capable of turning anyone fearful or depressed -- so let me tell you a story. About fifty years ago in China, Premier Chou EnLai, who...

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The Role of Probiotics in Cancer

2012 - 09 - 14 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Most of us know that probiotics are the friendly bacteria that populate our intestines. Probiotics can help improve digestion and elimination, and protect our gut from invasion by undesirable pathogenic micro-organisms. Probiotics also help the immune...

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The Truth About Diet Soda and Cancer

2016 - 08 - 11 | Author: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers

It may sound like a good...

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Types of Cancer Made Simple

2014 - 03 - 10 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Although there are hundreds of different types of cancer, malignancies generally fall into five basic categories: carcinomas, sarcomas, myelomas, lymphomas, and leukemias.

...

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What Are Your Chances of Getting Cancer?

2015 - 07 - 21 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

lifetime cancer risk A few days ago a supporter wrote, “My teammate shared this image on Facebook and got slammed by someone calling it ‘misinformed,’’misleading’ and ‘junk science.’ I...

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What if You Have Terminal Cancer?

2014 - 01 - 09 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

Cancer’s just a word. It’s not a sentence. Have you heard the story about the patient whose doctor tells he him he has terminal cancer and has only three months to live?

A friend suggests alternative medicine. The patient is skeptical, but...

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Which is the Real Killer: Cancer or Chemo?

2017 - 04 - 02 | Author: Susan Silberstein, PhD

As I have said for decades, cancer patients die more from their treatments than from their cancers. New research from the United Kingdom in part proves that point. Thanks to the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) for...

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World Cancer Day

2016 - 02 - 08 | Author: Susan Silberstein PhD

february calendar pageFebruary 4 was World Cancer Day.  I don’t really care for appointed days and months for “awareness.” Do we really need a Valentines Day to know when to express our love? Should we only be thinking about breast...

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YES, You Can REALLY Prevent Cancer With A Plant-Based Diet!!!

2013 - 12 - 23 | Author: Dr. Jacquilen Tomas-Ali, ND

Can you prevent cancer with a cancer prevention diet? Science says....

1. Vegetables (organic; raw or frozen) such as broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, artichokes, dark green leafy vegetables (kale, Swiss chard, collards, etc.), cabbage, brussel sprouts ...

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