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Studies Show Fewer Symptoms In Cancer Patients With Strong Spiritual Beliefs. James Colquhoun, Filmmaker (Food Matters and Hungry For Change) Three new studies have found that cancer patients with strong religious or spiritual beliefs have fewer symptoms, and are able to cope better and have a more positive mental outlook. Three recent studies have just discovered evidence that highlights the strength in spirituality. Especially when it comes to battling one of the most difficult diseases anyone can face, cancer. The studies showed that cancer patients who have strong religious or spiritual beliefs have fewer symptoms, are able to cope better and have a more positive mental outlook. How amazing is that?! The researchers also found that patients have fewer adverse reactions to cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, after analysing all published studies about spirituality and cancer, involving more than 40,000 patients. About the Author. Massey rated #1 in Virginia for cancer care by U.S. News for fourth consecutive year - VCU Massey Cancer Center.

VCU Massey Cancer Center’s oncology patient care was rated first in Virginia in U.S. News & World Report’s annual 2015-16 Best Hospitals list. This latest rankings list marks the fourth year in a row that Massey has topped Virginia’s cancer care providers. Massey received the highest score in the cancer category of the 22 Virginia hospitals that made the list of the nearly 130 total hospitals in the state. VCU Medical Center, which includes Massey’s oncology patient care, has been ranked again as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond area. The medical center also ranks in the top 50 in the country for orthopedics at No. 34, nephrology at 48, and cardiology and heart surgery in the 49th spot. In addition to Massey’s cancer care, VCU Medical Center had five other specialties recognized as “high performing” nationally: gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology.

The annual U.S. “The U.S. U.S. Controlling Cancer—Isn’t It Time to Try Something New? At the beginning of this year, I learned from my friend Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of a recently published book review in a prominent Irish newspaper. The title of the book drew my curiosity. It was Stop Feeding Your Cancer (2014) by John Kelly, MD, in Dublin. In this book, Dr. For me, this is one of the most intriguing reports on this topic that I have seen in decades. Although we developed a wealth of empirical data to provide insight into this question, it became abundantly clear that these findings were provocative and even cantankerous.

I’ve been advocating for such research for at least 25 years, on multiple occasions to medical and oncology professional communities. It is no surprise that many medical professionals are reluctant to entertain the idea of actually testing the impact of a whole food, plant-based diet on volunteer cancer patients. Let’s return to Dr. I have, of course, read his book and have talked with him on several occasions, but I have yet to meet him in person. Dr. Curing Cancer Naturally – Four Inspiring Stories of Healing Disease with Diet. As terrifying as a diagnosis of cancer can be, stories of individuals taking their health into their own hands, and defeating so-called ‘terminal’ illness through natural methods are common. Whether using a strict raw vegan or traditional vegetarian diet, Gerson therapy or macrobiotics, these former cancer patients beat the odds and are living vibrant, healthy lives.

By Carolanne Wright, Contributing Writer for Wake Up World. Food as medicine At one point or another, most of us have come across an encouraging story of someone who lived to tell the tale of refusing conventional cancer therapy, and instead opting for a natural healing protocol. Even though each method may differ in approach, all tend to have one element in common, namely, a nutrient dense, cleansing diet. “If you don’t do chemotherapy, you’re insane” Chris was diagnosed with colon cancer in his late twenties. You can learn more about Chris’s journey below. Only a few weeks left to live Janet’s story can be seen below. The Root Cause Of Cancer and Why Has it Been Kept a Secret! The Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Otto H. Warburg, had devoted his life to the study of and cause of cancer. Dr. Warburg was one of the 20th centuries leading biologists, and he discovered that the root cause of cancer is too much acidity in the body, meaning that the pH in the body is below the normal level of 7.365, which constitutes an “acidic” state.

Warburg investigated the metabolism of tumors and the respiration of cells and discovered that cancer cells maintain and thrive in a lower pH, as low as 6.0, due to lactic acid production and elevated CO2. He firmly believed that there was a direct relationship between pH and oxygen. In 1931 Dr. In his work The Metabolism of Tumours Warburg demonstrated that “all forms of cancer are characterized by two basic conditions: acidosis and hypoxia (lack of oxygen). Dr. You have our permission to reprint this article via creative commons license if you attribute us with a live backlink to this article. – Organic Health.

The Body Can Beat Terminal Cancer — Sometimes. Other mechanisms besides the immune system may also play a role in spontaneous remission, according to Caryle Hirshberg, coauthor of Spontaneous Remission: An Annotated Bibliography and a consultant for the Institute of Noetic Sciences (the term “noetic” here relates loosely to mind-body connections). The bibliography provides the most comprehensive review available of the published literature on spontaneous remissions. Reports included in the bibliography indicate that some cancers regressed after they outgrew their blood supply and underwent necrosis, or tissue death. This observation led researchers to develop antiangiogenesis drugs that inhibit the growth of new blood vessels. Bevacizumab, the first angiogenesis inhibitor approved by the FDA, is in use now to treat colon cancer.

Other patients improved when they experienced changes in their estrogen, thyroid, or growth hormone levels. Doctors know that case reports can lead to flawed conclusions. Radical Remissions: 9 Ways People Have Beat Terminal Cancer. I was reading through all the negativity and stupidity this morning while drinking my coffee and something said, ‘how about some good news?’ , so I typed in GOOD NEWS and found your site… Ahhh! John Longo Oh my, you’ve made my day! I can’t tell you completely how happy you’ve made me. - Dany Thank you for writing your newsletter, Some Good News!

- former Sec. of State Colin Powell Your daily stories have allowed me to rekindle a certain appreciate for the good things in life. . - Trey Aubrey I think there needs to be a change of consciousness with the news ... to try to seek a higher ground. . - Oprah Winfrey When I read the newspaper, I look for the good news because every thought we think changes our biochemistry. . - Dr. I think the press, including TV journalism, has an ethical responsibility, a sacred responsibility, a service mission ... to make good news just as entertaining (as we've made sexy the violence). - Marianne Williamson - Norman Cousins, editor of Saturday Review -Bridget Driscoll.

Itemid_3320.pdf. Excercise. Frequently Asked Questions by Lexi Harlow, Physical Therapy, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Very important! The American Cancer Society recommends a physically active lifestyle, along with an appropriate weight and healthful diet, to prevent recurrence, second primary cancers, and other chronic diseases.1 Studies have shown that exercise improves cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, body composition, fatigue, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, happiness, and quality of life in cancer survivors.2 Often, survivors tend to decrease their physical activity levels after being diagnosed with cancer and most continue lower levels of activity through treatment and beyond increasing their overall risk for a second cancer, obesity, diabetes, and/or heart disease.1 Most, if not all, cancer survivors would benefit from a consultation by a physical therapist to help develop a comprehensive exercise program.

How can we help you start a safe exercise program? Frequently Asked Questions. Cancer Fit Inc. Home - Cancer Fit Inc. Cancer brought me to this - Cal Lutheran News. In my 18-year career as an athletic trainer and strength coach, I was fortunate to work with very successful Olympic, professional and collegiate athletes. It was a rewarding experience and something I always wanted to do. But I have never had an encounter with true strength like I did with one incredible woman, the first time we offered an adult cancer survivor exercise class through our newly formed nonprofit, Cancer Fit Inc. Peggy, who was in her 80s with advanced lung cancer, started my class after months of severe chemotherapy treatments.

She always came in with a smile. She had discovered her cancer while training for a half-marathon. When I first met her, she told me her cancer story and told me her new goal was to do a 5k – walking, running or crawling. No feat of strength by any athlete I have trained could top what Peggy did. The crazy thing is that my own cancer led me toward this new vocation in the first place, not even knowing I had it. CLU Magazine. Executive focuses on a nonprofit mission for health: Dave Grams (Video) - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal. Pancreatic cancer | Mayo Clinic In The News. Items Tagged ‘pancreatic cancer’ May 1st, 2015 Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights By Karl W Oestreich Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage.

If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. C-SPANNew Medicare Law and the Future of U.S. Dr. From Rochester, Minnesota. Reach: C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network), created in 1979 as a private, non-profit service of the cable industry, is a network dedicated to 24-hour a day public affairs programming. Previous Coverage in April 24, 2015 Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights Context: John Noseworthy, M.D. is Mayo Clinic President and CEO.

Contact: Sharon Theimer Huffington PostThis Is What Happiness Really Means by Lindsay Holmes An excited puppy. Principles over, well, stuff. Contact: Brian Kilen …. Simply no escaping it. ... The American Cancer Society: The World's Wealthiest "Nonprofit" Institution. Samuel S. Epstein M.

D. The American Cancer Society is fixated on damage control— diagnosis and treatment— and basic molecular biology, with indifference or even hostility to cancer prevention. This myopic mindset is compounded by interlocking conflicts of interest with the cancer drug, mammography, and other industries. The American Cancer Society (ACS) is accumulating great wealth in its role as a "charity. " In 1992, the American Cancer Society Foundation was created to allow the ACS to actively solicit contributions of more than $100,000.

David R. The results of this board's efforts have been very successful. Thus for every $1 spent on direct service, approximately $6.40 is spent on compensation and overhead. Nationally, only 16 percent or less of all money raised is spent on direct services to cancer victims, like driving cancer patients from the hospital after chemotherapy and providing pain medication. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. The verdict is unassailable. REFERENCES 1. Shop and Support on The month of October brings with it a number of images - for me it's the deep reds and vibrant colors of a changing season -- but standing out amongst the hues of autumn is the iconic pink ribbon that symbolizes hope, strength, unity and commitment for all those involved in the fight against breast cancer.

With October designated "Breast Cancer Awareness Month," it's fitting that we feature an organization dedicated to imagining a world without breast cancer... Please welcome Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation, whose mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle. So much of the media's attention has been geared toward women in their 40's and over, that the gap in information has almost given young women in their 20's a false sense of security when it comes to breast cancer.

Joinweareocean. Tell Cancer to Pound Sand! | We Are Ocean. The Medical Minute: Cancer patients benefit from an active lifestyle. When diagnosed with cancer, patients expect the standard treatments of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. However, additional integrated therapies can address the needs of both body and mind when battling or recovering from cancer. According to Jen Price, senior exercise physiologist at the Penn State Hershey University Fitness Center (UFC), engaging in activities like Pilates during or after treatment can help restore daily living and improve quality of life. "Pilates by nature is a very therapeutic corrective exercise discipline," she says. Pilates is a gentle discipline that combats fatigue and helps with mood and anxiety. Price, who was recently certified as a breast cancer exercise specialist through the Pink Ribbon Program, says Pilates is appropriate for all cancer patients.

"It carries some of the same benefits as it does for people who don't have cancer," she said. "The main things with cancer patients are energy and mood, and they're going to be more relaxed," she said. Acspc-037186.pdf. Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle among Cancer Survivors. 14 Uses For Medical Marijuana. Whether you're in the camp to legalize marijuana or would rather keep it restricted (no judging, here!)

, it's high time to size up its medical claims. Pot pre-dates the Egyptian pyramids—but it took till now for 23 states to give their A-Okay for its medicinal use. Prevention asked top docs whether cannabis, med-speak for marijuana, is actually helpful (or at least promising) for nearly two dozen health woes ranging from multiple sclerosis to migraines, cancer pain to epilepsy. Two things to keep in mind as you're reading: Most of the research involves marijuana or its individual psychoactive compounds administered in carefully measured doses—a far cry from the variability in strains being sold on the street or even in dispensaries. Even so, experts have been able to cobble together enough info to tell you what has merit and what's just bogus. For: Nerve Pain Relief MORE: Ask Dr.

For: Epilepsy MORE: This Is The Most Promising Lead Yet For An Alzheimer's Cure For: Anxiety Disorders. Cannabis Oil Cures Infant Of Cancer, Dissolves Inoperable Tumor. - Expand your Consciousness. According to Dr. William Courtney, the western medical mind has a very hard, if not impossible time, trying to understand the diverse actions of Cannabidiol. A Doctor of Medicine with extensive education and experience in microbiology, psychiatry and forensic medicine, Dr. William Courtney explains how his 8 months old patient had a massive centrally-located, inoperable brain tumor. The child’s father pushed for “non-traditional” treatment utilizing cannabis and put cannabinoid oil on the baby’s pacifier twice per day, gradually increasing the dose. Dr. While 10,000 year old cultural practices involve drying then heating cannabis to effect a nearly complete decarboxylation of THC-Acid into THC, the creation of massive amounts of THC is compounded by the introduction of a psychoactive side effect that has a 10 mg dose limitation secondary to CB1 receptor stimulation.

Cannabinoids can prevent cancer, reduce heart attacks by 66% and insulin dependent diabetes by 58%. Dr. Sources: The power of positivity: How banishing negative thoughts helped me beat pancreatic cancer, twice. Turmeric Does what Chemotherapy Can’t: Naturally Blocks Cancer Growth – Turmeric Does what Chemotherapy Can't: Naturally Blocks Cancer Growth. Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men. Scientist defends WHO group report linking herbicide to cancer. Colon cancer is preventable; people need to get screened. Keeping Your Hair in Chemo. More genetic "hot spots" linked to breast cancer risk. U.S. cancer survival rates improving. Genentech delves into apps to link with breast cancer patients.