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The role of acupoint stimulation as an adjunct therapy for lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted December 18, 2013

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death in cancer patients. Clinical studies showed that a variety of acupoint stimulations have been extensively used for lung cancer patients, including needle insertion, injection with herbal extraction, plaster application, and moxibustion. However, the role of acupoint stimulation in lung cancer treatment was not fully reviewed.

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Eating garlic cuts lung cancer risk significantly

Posted August 12, 2013

Eating raw garlic twice a week could cut your risk of developing lung cancer in half, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. To analyze the link between raw garlic consumption and lung cancer, researchers from the Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention in China conducted a population-based case control study between 2003 and 2010.

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Lung cancer risk cut by eating raw garlic

Posted August 9, 2013

Eating raw garlic twice a week could potentially halve the risk of developing lung cancer, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. Researchers from the Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention in China carried out a population-based case control study between 2003 and 2010, to analyze the link between raw garlic consumption and lung cancer.

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Acupuncture Holds Promise in the Treatment of Symptomatic Lung Cancer Patients

Posted June 20, 2013

In a two-year study of 33 lung cancer patients (mean age 62), treatmetn with acupuncture was found to be correlated with statistically significant improvements in pain, appetite, nausea, nervousness, and well-being.

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Icy Therapy Spot Treats Cancer in the Lung

Posted April 15, 2013

Frozen balls of ice can safely kill cancerous tumors that have spread to the lungs, according to the first prospective multicenter trial of cryoablation. The results are being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.

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Soy-rich diet may help women’s lung cancer survival

Posted March 27, 2013

Women who have a diet that is packed with soy prior to diagnosis with certain cancers may have longer survival rates, according to new research.

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Higher Soy Intake Prior To Lung Cancer Diagnosis Linked To Longer Survival In Women

Posted March 26, 2013

New results from a large observational follow-up study conducted in Shanghai, China, indicate that women with lung cancer who consumed more soy food prior to their cancer diagnosis lived longer than those who consumed less soy. The study, published March 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, provides the first scientific evidence that soy intake has a favorable effect on lung cancer survival.

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Study: Vitamin D Pills Lower Smokers’ Cancer Risk

Posted March 21, 2013

Smokers with low levels of vitamin D are more vulnerable to tobacco-related cancer, new research shows. The study, published online in the journal Clinical Chemistry, suggests for the first time that simple vitamin D blood tests and supplements have the potential to improve smokers’ health.

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For Smokers, Low Levels of Vitamin D May Lead to Cancer

Posted March 16, 2013

New research appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows that decreased levels of vitamin D may predispose smokers to developing tobacco-related cancer. This study illustrates that simple vitamin D blood tests and supplements have the potential to improve smokers’ health.

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Why You Should Reap the Juicy Benefits of Pears This Fall

Posted November 23, 2012

Pears are at their best right now, especially the delicate Bartlett variety. Like some other fruits (and vegetables) pears have nutrients that help protect against vision loss. Eating pears has also been linked to better cardiovascular and colon health, and reduced risk for lung cancer.

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