Cancer Prevention Tips Brookfield WI

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.

Lawrence Burkert
(262) 782-4270
17000 W North Ave
Brookfield, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Stephen Vance Strother
(262) 780-4111
19333 W North Ave
Brookfield, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Veronica H Flood
(414) 805-3666
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Marwan Salti Al Akasheh, MD
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1982

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Nancy Barrett Davis, MD
(414) 805-4600
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1997

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Lawrence Blythe Burkert, MD
(414) 782-4270
17000 W North Ave Ste 200E
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Elmbrook Mem Hosp, Brookfield, Wi; Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, Wi
Group Practice: Elmbrook Internal Medicine

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Edward V Filmanowicz Jr, MD
(414) 476-8450
10400 W North Ave Ste 440
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1961

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Marcelo C Pasquini
(414) 805-4100
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Bruce M Camitta
(414) 805-3666
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Kurt Oesterling
(414) 479-8695
1055 N Mayfaw Rd
Wauwatosa, WI
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Medical Oncology

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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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