Cancer Prevention Tips Leawood KS

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.

Kathleen Anne Neville, MD
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bradley Howard Koffman, MD
(913) 498-6270
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Olathe Medical Services/Therap Eutic Radiologists; Therapeutic Radiologists Inc; Therapeutic Radiologists Inc Center Of Olathe; Therapeutic Radiologists Inc Menorah Medical Center

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Verda Josephine Hunter, MD
(816) 333-1326
12439 Lamar Ave
Shawnee Mission, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1982

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Arthur J Elman, MD
(816) 932-2575
12000 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1970

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James R Coster
(913) 234-0400
12200 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Bradley H Koffman
(913) 498-6270
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Priyanka Sharma, MD
(913) 588-5000
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Michael A Hughes
(913) 498-6270
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Elizabeth C Kent, MD
(913) 234-0400
12200 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Richard Coster, MD
(913) 469-0002
12000 W 110th St Ste 100
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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