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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.

Johnny Russell McMinn, MD
(405) 324-7325
3366 NW Expressway St Bldg D Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1997

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Brian Vincent Geister, MD
(405) 943-9988
3366 NW Expressway St Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Cancer Care Assoc

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Aleda A Toma
(405) 942-9200
3525 Nw 56th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Medical Oncology

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Teresa Gayle Craig, MD
(405) 949-3296
3300 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1985
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Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Clinton Reg Hosp, Clinton, Ok

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Jeffrey Joseph Smith, MD
(405) 942-3600
3613 NW 56th St Ste 140
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok; Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok

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Jeffrey Joseph Smith, MD
(405) 942-3600
3613 NW 56th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1976

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Karl K Boatman, MD
(405) 945-4411
3525 NW 56th St Ste 100C
Oklahoma City, OK
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1952
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Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok

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(405) 942-9200
Suite D100, 3525 Northwest 56th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
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F
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Oncologist
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Tommy L Hewett
(405) 842-2061
3000 United Founders Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Hematology

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(405) 842-3029
5701 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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