Few diseases cause as much fear and distress as cancer. Lifestyle changes like exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking and eating the right foods can go a long way towards preventing cancer. But human nature being what it is, many of us tend not to make those changes until it’s too late and we’ve already been diagnosed with a serious illness.
Nonetheless, it’s never too late to make the right choices to give yourself the best chance of beating cancer.
Let’s look back at some of the articles Natural News published this year featuring natural ways to both beat and prevent cancer.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that Swiss and Italian people who included lots of onions and garlic in their diet experienced a significant reduction in cancer risk. The researchers determined that the more onions and garlic people consumed, the lower their chances of getting cancer.
An 81-year-old man diagnosed with lung cancer decided to avoid conventional treatments like chemotherapy and radiation and instead started taking cannabis oil every day. After just three months, x-rays revealed that his tumor had shrunk by a staggering 50 percent.
As an increasing number of cancer patients are choosing to avoid conventional cancer treatments and successfully opting instead to use cannabis oil, medical researchers have begun to devote more time to studying its potential. Already, studies have proved that cannabidiol, an element in cannabis, targets malfunctioning communication signals in cancer cells. It is believed that correcting these signals will cause cancer cells to die rather than replicating.
Dandelions are viewed as a weed by many and gardeners routinely pull them out or mow over them. Studies have found that dandelion extract kills melanoma, pancreatic, and colon cancer cells in laboratory studies. A phase 1 clinical trial involving humans has now been launched and researchers are hopeful that dandelion could prove to be a powerful weapon against cancer.
Researchers from the University of Missouri found that a flavonoid in celery called luteolin can both reduce the formation of the blood vessels that feed cancer cells and prevent metastasis (the development of secondary cancer at other sites in the body).
According to the National Cancer Institute, regularly drinking black coffee reduces the risk of prostate cancer in men. Black coffee also contains substances known to reduce the risk of several cancers, including liver, colon, breast, rectal and anal cancers.
A meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism examined 25 studies involving more than 17,000 cancer patients and found that people with several different cancers had significantly lower mortality rates when they had optimal serum levels of vitamin D. Those with the highest vitamin D levels had a 52 percent lower risk of dying of lymphoma, 45 percent less chance of dying from colorectal cancer, and a 37 percent lower risk of dying from breast cancer.
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer on the planet, and it kills thousands of people. But a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research found that mice fed a diet fortified with walnuts had a lower incidence of colon cancer. Researchers are hopeful that human trials will demonstrate similarly positive results.
A study published in the journal Nature found that a pigment in rhubarb known as parietin kills cancer cells. When leukemia cells were exposed to parietin in vitro, half died within just 48 hours.
Curcumin, the part of turmeric that gives it its beautiful vibrant color, has been a valued part of Asian medicine for centuries. And what a powerful anti-cancer weapon it is! Studies have found that curcumin fights cancer in multiple different ways, reversing more than half a dozen of the processes that cause cancer. Curcumin is so powerful that it can halt the growth of tumors at every stage of their development. According to Cancer Research U.K. curcumin most effectively targets stomach, bowel, skin and breast cancers.
Nature is jam-packed with natural weapons that should not be overlooked in the war against cancer. Natural News will continue to bring you the latest breakthroughs in natural medicine, including all the latest news about natural ways to fight cancer.
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