Tag Archives: cancer cells

Can Folic Acid Reduce Cancer Risk?

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, June 03, 2013 - 12:50 PM
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Folic acid (also referred to as folate and B9) is a vital B-vitamin that helps the body make the genetic materials necessary to make new cells. This means that all the life stages and processes in the body that involve… Read More

4 Cancer Myths You Need to Know

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 09:41 AM

Approximately 40 percent of all Americans will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. This statistic is certainly scary, and hopefully, as we learn more about cancer, we will be able to reduce that number in the future. Until… Read More

Dangerous Tie Between Cancer and Marijuana

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 04:57 AM

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world, resulting in life-changing events such as a decrease in quality of general health and in more severe cases, death.  Cancer development generally occurs when cancer cells abnormally divide,… Read More

Can Bubble Tea Cause Cancer?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 06:08 AM
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Bubble tea is considered as an enjoyable Asian drink, with its tapioca pearls and wide range of flavors.  Most young individuals would grab a glass of bubble tea and chew on these sticky, sweet tapioca pearls using a wide-diameter straw. … Read More

How Being Exhausted Effects Cancer Treatments

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 04:18 AM
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When someone is diagnosed with cancer, naturally the first reaction is shock and fear. Oncologists say these emotions are normally followed by questions like, “Where do we go from here? How do we treat it?” Attacking those cancer cells is… Read More

Can You Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence?

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 02:29 AM
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Prostate cancer is recognized as the most common cancer affecting North American males, thus imposing a significant health and economic burden.  The disease is generally diagnosed in men with advanced ages and is usually treatable when discovered early on.  Patients… Read More

Stress Can Make Cancer Worse

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, May 08, 2012 - 01:34 AM
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The idea of living with cancer can be challenging enough but did you know that feeling stressed out or anxious can further aggravate cancer? In a recent medical report published in the journal Public Library of Science (PLoS), the influence… Read More

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