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Katherine Y Look, MD
(317) 274-8987
535 Barnhill Dr # 434
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1979

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Olive Mary Soriero, MD
(317) 872-6466
8330 Naab Rd Ste 305
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Comm Hosp-Indiana, Indianapolis, In; St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In

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Gregory P Sutton, MD
(317) 415-6740
8301 Harcourt Rd Ste 202
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1976

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Daniel A Rushing
(317) 274-3515
535 Barnhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Kathy Durham Miller, MD
(317) 274-0920
535 Barnhill Dr RT 473
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1991

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Frederick Bates Stehman, MD
(317) 274-8609
550 University Blvd Ste 2440
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Indiana Univ Med Ctr, Indianapolis, In
Group Practice: University Ob Gyn Inc

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Hans Emanuel Geisler, MD
(317) 415-6700
8301 Harcourt Rd Ste 101
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
German
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In; Womens Hosp -Indianapolis, Indianapolis, In

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Frederick Stehman
(317) 274-8609
550 N University Blvd, rm 2440
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Gynecological Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Indiana Univ School of Medcn

Kamnesh Ratnakar Pradhan, MD
(317) 274-8785
702 Barnhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Allen S Melemed
(317) 274-1201
702 Barnhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-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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