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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.

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(703) 280-5390
8503 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
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Fairfax Northern Virginia Hematology & Oncolo
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Oncology

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Marcie Karen Weil, MD
8301 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1988

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Annette Bicher, MD
3289 Woodburn Rd
Annandale, VA
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Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1987

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8503 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
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Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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(703) 280-5390
8503 Arlington Blvd # 400
Fairfax, VA
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M
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Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1965
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Oncologist
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Hospital: Inova Fairfax
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Alfred Bennette Brooks, MD
(202) 782-7894
Springfield, VA
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Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1977

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8503 Arlington Blvd # 400
Fairfax, VA
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Oncologist
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James Cameron Muir, MD
(703) 460-9249
9300 Lee Hwy Ste 200
Fairfax, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1993

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Robert Lee Marsh, MD
(703) 280-5390
8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 400
Fairfax, VA
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Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1982

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Boyd Frederick Helmkamp, MD
(703) 698-7100
3289 Woodburn Rd Ste 320
Annandale, VA
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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