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Cancer

It’s impossible to talk about cancer without realizing that everybody’s life has been touched by it either directly or indirectly. In the United States, half of women and one third of men will be afflicted with cancer in their lifetime, and it still ranks as the second leading cause of all death, only a hair behind atherosclerosis.

But unlike heart disease, cancer lethality is even greater in mid-life than among seniors. In fact, for people between the ages of 45 to 65, cancer is the leading cause of death, killing more people than heart disease, liver disease, and stroke combined.

Below is a collection of past articles and podcasts discussing the latest science on cancer and cancer prevention.

Nutritional Biochemistry

Are continuous glucose monitors a waste of time for people without diabetes?

Some experts suggest CGMs are useless for nondiabetics. I disagree.

Diseases

#162 – Sarah Hallberg, D.O., M.S.: Challenging the status quo of treating metabolic disease, and a personal journey through a grim cancer diagnosis

For a disease that everyone thought was chronic and progressive, to see people recover from it is quite astounding.” —Sarah Hallberg

Diseases

Lung cancer in never smokers; Diagnosing a medical case study

A few things worth checking out: 02-07-2021

Nutritional Biochemistry

#140 – Gerald Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.: A masterclass on insulin resistance—molecular mechanisms and clinical implications

“If we can understand insulin resistance, then that’s going to be the best way to fix diabetes, heart disease,. . .fatty liver disease, and slow down cancers.” — Gerald Shulman

Diseases

A few things worth sharing: 11-29-2020

Novel cancer therapy 17-year roundup; AI designed to deceive

Mental & Emotional Health

#135 – BJ Miller, M.D.: How understanding death leads to a better life

People die much more miserable than they need to because they haven’t dared to look at this thing called death before it’s too late.” —BJ Miller

Diseases

#133 – Vinay Prasad, M.D., M.P.H: Hallmarks of successful cancer policy

The more you practice medicine, the more you realize that it’s an art. . .You’re going to have to make decisions today with less than perfect information.” —Vinay Prasad

Diseases

Colorectal cancer screening

When I learned about Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer (CRC) at the age of 43 a few weeks ago, it broke my heart.

Diseases

#121 – Azra Raza, M.D.: Why we’re losing the war on cancer

“We are living in an era of the most sophisticated technological advances possible, and yet the treatment of cancer is paleolithic.” — Azra Raza

Ketosis

#120 – AMA with Dom D’Agostino, Ph.D., Part II of II: Ketosis for cancer and chronic disease, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and the effect of ketosis on female health

“The function of the mitochondria and mitochondrial health are the ultimate mitigator of neurodegenerative diseases…just by reducing the potential for reactive oxygen species related damage.” — Dom D’Agostino

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