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Cancer Health

Cancer Health: An abnormal growth of cells which tend to proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, to metastasize or (spread). Cancer is not only one disease, but a group of more than 100 different diseases. Cancer can involve any tissue of the body and have many different forms in each area. Most cancers are named after the cell or organ where they start. If a cancer spreads (metastasizes), the new tumor bears the same name as the original (primary) tumor. Cancer is the Latin word for crab. The ancients used the word to mean a malignancy, doubtless because of the crab-like tenacity a malignant tumor sometimes seems to show grasping the tissues it invades. Cancer may also be called malignancy, a malignant tumor, or a neoplasm (literally, a new growth). The frequency of a specific cancer may depend on gender. For example skin cancer is the most common type of malignancy for both men and women. The second common type in men is prostate cancer and for women is breast cancer. Cancer frequency does not equate to cancer mortality. Skin cancers are curable. While lung cancer is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States today. Benign tumors are not cancer and malignant tumors are cancer. Cancer is not contagious. Cancer Health, In patients experience significant dynamic physical, psychosocial, and financial challenges. With the increasing number of patients with early stage cancers transitioning to survivorship, there is a critical need to address health promotion and overall well-being. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900


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Ketogenic Diet: Preventive for Insulin Resistance and Cancer? | Nutrition

Ketogenic Diet: Preventive for Insulin Resistance and Cancer? | Nutrition

Only about 5 to 10 percent of cancer is hereditary, although most cancer scientists have thought that cancer was a disease, states Dr D’Agostino.

 

A metabolic disorder is one that interrupts normal metabolism, the process of converting food to energy on a cellular level. The mitochondria create the energy that our cells will need to perform their job, and these are usually known as the powerhouses of the cells.

 

When carbohydrates (composed of glucose) are consumed, they cause the blood glucose levels to rise. The hormone insulin, responsible for regulating energy use, is secreted by the pancreas because it damages the structure of all proteins, as a high blood sugar concentration is toxic for human tissues.

 

Based on Dr Fettke, we could simply metabolise about one teaspoon (4 grams) of glucose at once and the remainder is stored in the liver and muscles as glycogen, or if this cannot happen, it’s stored as fat.

 

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