Cancer Prevention Tips Marshalltown IA

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.

Patricia Crupi
(641) 753-4518
1301 Summit St
Marshalltown, IA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Sunday:Closed
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Christine Marie Holm, MD
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1988
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Hospital: Kootenai Med Ctr, Coeur D Alene, Id
Group Practice: North Idaho Cancer Ctr

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George H Voynov
(515) 643-8780
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
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Radiation Oncology

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Samuel Dewayne Andrews
(319) 356-1616
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
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Radiation Oncology

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Walter W Bate
(641) 422-6300
1000 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
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Medical Oncology

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Mary M Means
(641) 484-4094
307 Meskwaki Rd
Tama, IA
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Sunday:Closed
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Martin Wiesenfeld, MD
(319) 363-8303
525 10th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1973

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William Marshall Parks, MD
(319) 263-4137
301 Iowa Ave Ste 204
Muscatine, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Keith Wright
(319) 363-8303
525 10th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Leila A Kutteh
(319) 363-8303
525 10th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
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Hematology / Oncology, 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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