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Science now indicates that freeze'dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state. Read on to find more information.

Andrew Stanley Tegeris, MD
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1955

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Ronald Prussick, MD
(301) 657-3622
7930 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kusuma C Rao, MD
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jayson Milton Berger, MD
7720 Wisconsin Ave Ste 205
Bethesda, MD
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1972

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Richard Michael Conran, MD
(301) 295-3454
4301 Jones Bridge Rd Rm B3082
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1983

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Alan Nicholas Ross, MD
(570) 340-0210
8311 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1973

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Esther Elishaev, MD
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Selective Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Debreceni Orvostudomanyi Egyetem, Debrecen, Hungary
Graduation Year: 1995

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Philip Maurice Grimley, MD
(301) 295-3458
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1961

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Robert B Heaton Jr, MD
(301) 295-1562
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cytopathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1987

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John Risser Martin, MD
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Neuropathology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1974

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Better Berries to Fight Cancer

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By Lindsay Wilson

The next time you toss a handful of berries into your morning smoothie, reach for freeze-dried instead of fresh or frozen. Science now indicates that freeze-dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state.

“There are certain genes that play a role in the development of cancer, and while most cancer treatments only target one gene at a time, the berries have a ‘genome-wide’ effect, meaning they target many cancer-causing genes at once,” says lead researcher Gary D. Stoner, professor of pathology, human nutrition, and medicine at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Berries are about 90 percent water and freeze-drying them removes the water while leaving the structure intact. This concentrates the cancer-preventive compounds—vitamins, minerals, phenols, and phytosterols—about 10 times, explains Stoner. He adds that fresh and frozen berries are probably protective as well, but we’d have to eat a lot more of them to get the same benefits. Also, keep in mind that some nutrients are lost when fruit is heated or cooked, so it’s best to eat your berries (freeze-dried or fresh) just as they are.

We like: Just Tomatoes, Etc.’s variety of organic dried berries, including Organic Just Raspberries ($5.50, 1.5 oz tub; justtomatoes.com ), or Wilderness Family Naturals freeze-dried organic raspberries in either whole or powdered form. ($22.45 to $18.50, 8 oz whole or powdered; wildernessfamilynaturals.com ). —LW

Author: Lindsay Wilson

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