Breast Cancer Specialists Charleston WV

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Michael Anthony Covelli
(304) 720-8346
1201 Washington St E
Charleston, WV
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Elizabeth K Kurczynski, MD
(304) 388-1540
830 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 104
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1968

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Sanjeev Grover, MD
(304) 388-1540
830 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 103
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1989

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Michael B Harmon, MD
(304) 345-0667
3100 Maccorkle Ave SE Ste B1
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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C Ron Sarker, MD
(304) 388-8380
3100 Maccorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Allen Russell Chauvenet
(304) 388-1552
830 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Elizabeth Mickelsen Kurczynski
(304) 388-1559
830 Pennsylvania Ave
Charleston, WV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Dr.Elizabeth Kurczynski
(304) 388-1559
830 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Steven James Jubelirer, MD
(304) 388-8380
3828 Virginia Ave SE
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Cancer Center-David Lee

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Justin David Cohen
(304) 388-8380
3100 Maccorkle Ave Se
Charleston, WV
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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8 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

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By Melaina Juntti

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight US women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. This staggering stat could equal two members of your soccer team, three women in your yoga class, or five faces you see in a busy sushi joint. Fortunately, there are several natural ways to potentially lower your breast cancer risk.

1. Snack on walnuts. A recent Marshall University School of Medicine study showed that two handfuls of walnuts per day may help prevent breast cancer—and thwart tumor growth in those already with cancer—due to hearty doses of antioxidants, omega-3s, and phytosterols.

2. Feast on fungi. A recent study of more than 2,000 Chinese women revealed that after adjusting for known cancer risk factors like smoking and obesity, those who ate at least 10 grams of button mushrooms per day were 64 percent less likely to develop the disease. Researchers say ’shrooms may curb estrogen production while strengthening immune function.

3. Avoid alcohol. Just one or two drinks per day may elevate risk of breast tumors fueled by both estrogen and progesterone (the most common type), according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). As beer, booze, and wine consumption increases, so does breast cancer risk, so think before imbibing.

4. Dodge pesticides.
Certain pesticides’ molecular structures mimic estrogen’s and glom onto your cells’ hormone receptors. Although a hard-and-fast link has yet to be established, the Mayo Clinic reports women with elevated pesticide levels in their breast tissue have greater cancer risk—all the more reason to buy organic and grow your own veggies.

5. Steep and sip.
Women under age 50 who drank three cups of tea per day had 37 percent lower risk than those who sipped none, according to research published in the January issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. Tea’s flavonoids (a type of antioxidant) help stymie the free-radical damage that can lead to disease.

6. Limit radiation exposure. NCI warns that radiation therapy to the chest—especially during puberty—ups breast cancer risk, beginning 10 years after treatment and lasting (gulp) forever. According to a 2007 study published in the International Journal of Cancer, women given diagnostic chest X-rays for pneumonia had two times the normal risk for breast cancer; even those who’d received radiotherapy for acne or other skin conditions were more prone.

7. Trim the fat. Older women who ate 2 ounces of saturated fat–laden red meat a day for seven years had a 56 percent higher risk of breast cancer than those who ate none, says a 2007 University of Leeds study.

8. Chill out. Looks like stress can up breast cancer risk too. A 2008 Israeli study showed that women who’d weathered more than one stressful life event, such as losing a spouse, were at greater risk—and that general feelings of optimism and happiness may stave off breast cancer. —Melaina Juntti

Author: Melaina Juntti

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