Cancer Prevention Tips Ringgold GA

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.

Salvador Bruno
(706) 866-0734
4750 Battlefield Pkwy
Ringgold, GA
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Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Maurice Scaggs Rawlings
(423) 698-0304
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
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Surgical Oncology

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David Watson Rice
(423) 697-9890
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
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Radiation Oncology

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Darrell R Johnson
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
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Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Eric Robert Ellis, MD
(423) 495-3748
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jitendra Gandhi, MD
(423) 622-2337
2205 McCallie Ave Ste 502
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Oncology Hematology

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Michael A Stipanov
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
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Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Michael Anthony Stipanov, MD
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr Ste 200
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1993

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Russell Allen Jones, MD
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr Ste 200
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1965

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Stephen Langdon Golder, MD
(941) 924-8700
2333 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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