Cancer Alert for Travelers

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking at the annual conference of the American College for Advancement of Medicine. They’d heard about my PACE program and invited me to speak. I have to admit, it was great to see so many forward-thinking physicians embracing the PACE concept.

The conference was held out in Las Vegas, which for me meant a direct flight from Miami. But when I hit Miami International Airport, I was in for a nasty surprise – body scanners.

A “Nobel” Way to Avoid Cancer

Have you heard of telomeres yet? I’ve written about them and lectured to the World Conference on Anti-Aging. It’s big news in the world of anti-aging. In fact, research into telomeres won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2009.

I call telomeres “countdown clocks” because they determine how long your cells can live. Each time a cell divides, your DNA copies itself. Telomeres are caps on the ends of your DNA strands that lay down the blueprint for the copies…

“Forgotten” Vitamin Destroys Cancer Cells

This “forgotten” vitamin can prevent cancer and destroy certain types of cancer cells.

Its anti-cancer properties were first discovered by accident.

Researchers in Japan were studying this vitamin’s role in the prevention of bone loss in women with cirrhosis.

It’s well known that those with cirrhosis of the liver due to viral infection (like Hepatitis C, for example) are at a much higher risk of developing cancer.

Carbs Can Cause Cancer

The other night, my son Dylan and I were in line at the grocery checkout, and I couldn’t help but notice the woman in front of me.

As she unloaded potato chips, pastries, waffles, and pasta onto the conveyor belt, I wondered if she understood the risks she was taking. If she knew empty carbs were linked to breast cancer would she still buy them?

Avoid This Cancer-Causing Trap

A recent National Cancer Institute study reveals that the rate of deadly melanoma jumped 50% in young women yet stayed the same in young men between 1973 and 2004.

What’s behind this trend? Is it mainstream medicine’s belief that women get too much sun exposure?

Did Cell Phones Give Kennedy Cancer?

Dear Reader, Some people think Senator Kennedy’s cell phone caused it. Senator Ted Kennedy’s been diagnosed with a malignant “glioma,” a kind of brain cancer specifically considered a risk for cell phone users. Should you be worried? The truth is cell phones have not been around long enough to give us the kind of long-term studies we really need to …

Canada Beats US in Cancer War…

I recently wrote about a report out of a university in Nebraska showing that vitamin D has the potential to lower the risk of all cancers in women by 77%.1

In the last 15 months, 5 more bombshells exploded showing the power of vitamin D to stop cancer. Here’s the rest of the timeline:

Little-Known Mineral Beats Cancer…

Dear Reader, You are in the middle of skyrocketing rates of prostate cancer… It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. What you won’t hear much about are effective, inexpensive, and natural ways to fight it. Today I’ll tell you about a little-known weapon in the battle against this killer. It’s a basic, plentiful mineral, but few …

Millions of Cans of Cancer

Dear Reader, If you’re a diet soda lover, here’s something to consider… That soft drink may be refreshing but the evidence is mounting that it’s cancer in a can. Yet, thanks to the FDA, you won’t find a label anywhere that warns of the serious risks of the artificial chemical used to make these taste so sweet without sugar. In …

The Greatest Cancer Fighter…

Dear Reader, My research team just brought a new study to my attention. It sound evidence that the holy grail of cancer fighting is not a drug. The most powerful cancer fighter ever discovered is naturally occuring vitamin D. I’ve been writing about this for years. And now – finally – people in power are taking action. In fact, the …

Prostate Cancer/Cod Liver Oil

Dear Member, You may not realize it, but you are at higher risk for prostate cancer than your father or your grandfather. While most other cancers have declined, prostate cancer is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, 1 in 6 men alive today will get this cancer. But that doesn’t mean you have to sit around and hope you’re …

Beat Cancer with Sunshine

Health Alert 312 Last Monday, I came into the office after working a weekend in my herb garden with a new tan line. It wasn’t long until I heard the scold: "Dr. Sears, you should know better than to spend time in the sun!" It seems to be common knowledge that sunshine causes cancer. But like too much dietary fat …

Is Artificial Sweetness Worth Cancer?

Health Alert 298 When you see the words "sugar free," you may think you’re doing the right thing by sidestepping those extra calories. It has become very popular. Food processors add the sugar substitute NutraSweet (aspartame) to more than six thousand food and drink products worldwide. In today’s Health Alert, you’ll find a new study suggesting that this artificial sweetener …