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Eating red meat increases cancer risk. Why is red meat so bad? Recent research revealed at least part of the answer as chronic inflammation. Read on to find out more information on the connection between red meat and cancer.

David E Gannett
(503) 216-2195
9205 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
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(503) 203-1000
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 533
Portland, OR
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1988

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9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 740
Portland, OR
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
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9205 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
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Portland, OR
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Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
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Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
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Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
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(503) 216-2195
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Female
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Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
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(503) 297-8700
9155 SW Barnes Rd # 416
Portland, OR
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Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci
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(503) 203-1000
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 533
Portland, OR
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2007

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(503) 292-2375
1600 SW 88th Ave
Portland, OR
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Oncology (Cancer), General Surgery
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Male
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Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1955
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Hospital: Oregon Health & Science Univ H, Portland, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
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9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 533
Portland, OR
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Connection Between Red Meat and Cancer

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By Beth Bence Reinke

Yet another study—this one including more than half a million people—confirms what our docs have been warning us about: Eating red meat increases cancer risk. So we can’t help but wonder, Why is red meat so bad? Recent research revealed at least part of the answer as chronic inflammation. Scientists discovered that red meat introduces a certain sugar molecule that the body doesn’t recognize, therefore causing an inflammatory immune response. This response leads to chronic inflammation—a known risk factor for cancer. But there is good news: As the inflammation goes down, so does the risk. Speaking of chronic inflammation, instead of using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) to reduce it, simply reach in your spice cabinet. According to Bharat Aggarwal, PhD, professor of cancer medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, natural anti-inflammatories like curcumin (found in turmeric and curry powder) are effective against chronic inflammation without the side effects of prescription or OTC drugs. Aggarwal recommends taking 500 mg of curcumin a day.
—Beth Bence Reinke

Author: Beth Bence Reinke

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