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Excessive Supplements May Cause Lung Cancer

Excessive Supplements May Cause Lung Cancer

We have long known about the importance of proper nutrition in staying healthy and avoiding cancer. But now it seems that some people who take extra supplements in the hopes of preventing cancer may actually be making their situation worse. A new study has shown that smokers and former smokers who take supplements of beta-carotene, […]

Vitamins To Reduce The Severity Of Lung Cancer

Vitamins To Reduce The Severity Of Lung Cancer

Besides smoking, diet has also been implicated in the development of lung cancer. Therefore, supplementing your diet with vitamins can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Vitamin A Consume foods rich in beta-carotene, which is the precursor of vitamin A. They have a great ability to neutralize free radicals and decrease the risk of stomach […]

How Does Lung Cancer Affect Your Body?

As much as 90% of lung cancers are caused by tobacco smoke. The risk increases with the number of cigarettes you smoke. Lung cancer tumors can be benign or malignant, but most lung cancers are due to malignant tumors only. The effects of lung cancer on your body: Lung cancer causes chest pain: Lung cancer […]

Common Food Additive Found To Increase Risk And Speed Spread Of Lung Cancer

New research in an animal model suggests that a diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a variety of processed foods including meats, cheeses, beverages, and bakery products, might speed growth of lung cancer tumors and may even contribute to the development of those tumors in individuals predisposed to the disease. The study […]

Experts Identify Gene Variants Linked To Lung Cancer

Researchers in China and the United States have identified mutations of two genes which appear to make ethnic Chinese more susceptible to lung cancer. Their finding involves two genes, ABCB1 and ABCC1, which were previously thought to be linked to eliminating carcinogens from the lungs and protecting them against inhaled toxins. In their study, the […]

Pill As Good As Chemo Against Lung Cancer

Some advanced lung cancer patients already treated with chemotherapy might be able to skip some of the bad side effects of another series of chemo by taking a pill instead, a study suggests. An international study showed patients on Iressa, an expensive, newer targeted treatment, survived about as long as those on another course of […]

Red Wine May Cut Lung Cancer Risk

Moderate consumption of red wine may decrease the risk of lung cancer in men, according to a report. “An antioxidant component in red wine may be protective of lung cancer, particularly among smokers,” said Chun Chao, Ph.D., a research scientist at Kaiser Permanente Department of Research and Evaluation in Pasadena, California. Chao analyzed data collected […]

Avastin Slows Progression Of Lung Cancer

The results of a study presented that Avastin combined with gemcitabine-cisplatin chemotherapy improves the time lung cancer patients live without progression of the disease, according to Swiss drugmaker Roche. There was also a positive trend to extended survival. Patients with previously untreated, advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) survived up to 30 percent longer without […]