Cancer Prevention Tips Ponca City OK

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.

Troy A Richards
(580) 767-1300
609 Virginia Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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William J Graham
(580) 767-1300
609 Virginia Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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William Graham
(580) 767-1300
609 Virginia Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
St Joseph'S Cancer Ctr

Elizabeth J Syzek
(405) 271-5641
825 Ne 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Paul Stephen Erba, MD
(580) 233-3843
PO Box 5096
Enid, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Bass Baptist Health C, Enid, Ok; St Marys Mercy Hospital, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Oncology Consultants Of NW OK

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Akinola O Ogundipe, MD
(580) 767-1300
609 Virginia Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Reg Med Ctr Of North, Ponca City, Ok
Group Practice: St Joseph's Cancer Ctr

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Akinola O Ogundipe
(580) 767-1300
609 Virginia Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Nutri System
(580) 762-3488
3005 N Union St
Ponca City, OK
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Leonard Michael Bowen
(405) 228-7100
1011 N Dewey Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Joan Baxter Parkhurst, MD
(405) 271-5311
940 NE 13th St # R
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp Of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Ou Physicians

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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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