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Fruit Pectin for Prostate Cancer

By Jennifer Bouchard | December 15, 2023

Cancer Growth is Driven by 14 Hallmarks What steps can you take to stop prostate cancer progression? The older a man is, the greater the chance he has of getting prostate cancer. Some men are at increased risk for prostate cancer. Pharmaceutical grade and researched supplements containing fruit pectin have been shown to have anti-metastatic…

Lymphoma is Driven by G.I. Dysbiosis

By Jennifer Bouchard | November 21, 2023

G.I. dysbiosis is identifiedas one of the roots of cancer. 70% of the immune system lies in our G.I. microbiome. Optimizing the microbiome is key for anyone with a cancer diagnosis. Growth and development of lymphomas, otherwise known as Lymphomagenesis, can be impacted by the microbiome. Research has demonstrated that the eradication of specific microorganismsfrom…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jennifer Bouchard | October 18, 2023

There are many different types of breast cancer. Breast cancer’s type is based on which cells in the breast reproduce excessively and can become cancerous. Breast cancer types have different hormone receptors: All estrogen is metabolized in the liver. There are three types of estrogen: 2-OH, 16-OH and the most concerning is the 4-OH metabolite.…

How is Stress Playing a Part in Your Cancer’s Growth and Progression 

By Jennifer Bouchard | August 24, 2023

Stress produces hormones which act on many cells in the Tumor Microenvironment where your cancer thrives, and ultimately these hormones promote tumor progression by activating specific receptors associated with many cancer processes. These stress hormones induce the following five of the fourteen Cancer Hallmarks described on my website: What Are Stress Hormones? They are designed…

Cancer Hallmarks Defined

By Jennifer Bouchard | August 24, 2023

Each of the 14 Cancer Hallmarks is a part of a defined set of underlying principles that use cancer phenotypes and genotypes to help us further understand complexities of cancer. Each cancer type has its own set of key traits within its hallmarks that can be treatment targets. Supporting Research: Hanahan, D. & Weinberg, R.…

A New and Emerging Hallmark of Cancer: “Polymorphic Microbes”

By Jennifer Bouchard | August 1, 2023

The “Polymorphic Microbes” hallmark describes the cancer microbiome and includes bacteria, fungi, and viruses (microbiota) – these have a profound impact on cancer pathogenesis.

Explanation of the Functional Oncology Tree

By Jennifer Bouchard | February 13, 2023

Explanation of the Leaves in the Tree All tumor cells have characteristics, features, attributes, and behaviors that are part of the cancer cell’s survival plan and are defined in each of these hallmarks. Each cancer has its specific hallmark attributes that contribute to its ability to thrive. Hanahan D, Weinberg RA. Hallmarks of cancer: the…