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    Last night I was flipping through an older book on cancer that I’d sent to my mother in 1997 when she’d been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer – it had spread to her bones and I was combing all the book shops (no Internet then!) to find anything and everything I could to help her. … Continue reading Stress and Breast Cancer Stem Cells →

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    Yesterday I posted on my Facebook business page (Marnie Clark, Breast Health Coach) a very interesting article about a study that had researchers investigating how it is possible that breast cancer cells from a primary tumor migrate to the bones. Researchers were looking into what was happening in the bones that allowed cancer cells to … Continue reading Protecting Bones From Breast Cancer Metastasis →

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    If you have been diagnosed with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, meaning that the cancer cells were shown to be fueled by estrogen, and sometimes progesterone, no doubt as part of your post-surgery treatment plan, your doctor recommended that you take hormone inhibiting drugs. You would have been recommended to take either Tamoxifen, which blocks … Continue reading The Merits, or Otherwise, of Ten Years of Aromatase Inhibitors →

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    Folic Acid and Breast Cancer Risk Folic acid, a synthetic form of a natural vitamin known as folate (or vitamin B9), appears to be causing problems for our health and several studies have demonstrated a link between folic acid and a higher breast cancer risk. I thought this was important enough to share with you, … Continue reading Folic Acid and Breast Cancer Risk →

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    The Impact of Intermittent Fasting for Breast Cancer Patients If fasting is a new concept to you, it might not sound like much fun because we are conditioned to eat frequently. However, if you are actively battling breast cancer, or are a breast cancer survivor, there are ample reasons for choosing to fast now and … Continue reading The Impact of Intermittent Fasting for Breast Cancer Patients →

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    The Link Between Chronic Inflammation and Breast Cancer It is increasingly clear that there is a link between chronic inflammation and breast cancer. We now have numerous studies that illustrate the connection between inflammation and the development of breast cancer, as well as metastasis (the spread of breast cancer), recurrence of the disease, renewal of … Continue reading The Link Between Chronic Inflammation and Breast Cancer →