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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.

Brian Vincent Geister
(405) 943-9988
3366 Nw Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
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Hematology / Oncology

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Gregory Alan Parker, MD
(405) 942-9200
3400 NW Expressway St Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok
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3366 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
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Charles W Hollen
(405) 942-9200
3525 Nw 56th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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

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Romeo Ang Mandanas, MD
(405) 943-9988
3366 NW Expressway St Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: St Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok; Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok
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(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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(405) 324-7325
3366 NW Expressway St Bldg D Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1997

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

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(405) 942-9200
3400 NW Expressway St Bldg C Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2007

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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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