Lymphoma is Driven by G.I. Dysbiosis

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…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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.…

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

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…

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Cancer Hallmarks Defined

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.…

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Explanation of the Functional Oncology Tree

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…

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