Cancer Prevention Tips Mooresville NC

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.

David Anthony Eagle, MD
(704) 799-3946
156 Centre Church Rd Ste 207
Mooresville, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp & Med Ctr, Topeka, Ks; Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc

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Stephanie Lott Elkins, MD
(704) 894-0854
17006 Piermont St
Davidson, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1987

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Vetta Higgs
(704) 367-6610
16455 Statesville Rd
Huntersville, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Gayla Sue Lowery, MD
(704) 878-8789
PO Box 6297
Statesville, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1978

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James Hugh North
(704) 786-1108
200 Medical Park Dr
Concord, NC
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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Arthur W Chaney
(704) 235-2580
170 Medical Park Rd
Mooresville, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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John Dwyer Powderly
(704) 947-6599
9801 Kincey Ave
Huntersville, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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George Philip Sartiano, MD
Kannapolis, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1960

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James G Wall
(704) 783-1370
100 Medical Park Dr
Concord, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Christine Frances Piller
(704) 783-1542
920 Church St N
Concord, NC
Specialty
Hematology

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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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