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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 Montgomery Wicklund
(816) 234-3508
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO
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Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Shamila Garg, MD
(816) 404-4375
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Guru Govind Singh Med Coll, Punjab Univ, Faridkot, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Brian M Wicklund, MD
(816) 234-3265
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO
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Oncology (Cancer), Pediatrics
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Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1982
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Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Childrens Mercy Hospital Professional Group

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Shakir S Sarwar, MD
(816) 218-2500
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jill A Moormeier
(816) 404-1000
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
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Hematology / Oncology

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Gerald Milton Woods, MD
(816) 234-3265
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1976

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Alan Scott Gamis, MD
(816) 234-3265
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1984
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Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo

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(816) 234-3000
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
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M
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Navanshu Arora, MBBS, MD
(816) 404-0950
2401 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
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Graduation Year: 2007

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Bill Jennings
(806) 404-1000
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
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Hematology / 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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