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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.

John Vito Antonucci, MD
555 Willard Ave
Newington, CT
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 2003

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Mansour S Isckarus
(860) 224-6254
300 Kensington Ave
New Britain, CT
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Hematology / Oncology

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Mohanakrishnan V Meno, MD
(860) 561-3578
100 Retreat Ave Ste 605
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Mohankrishnan V Menon, MD
(860) 246-6647
100 Retreat Ave Ste 605
Hartford, CT
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Ramon Emilio Jimenez
(860) 696-2040
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
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General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Barbara Gately Fallon, MD
(860) 224-6254
300 Kensington Ave
New Britain, CT
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1980

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Robert David Siegel, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Other
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1981
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Hospital: U Conn Health Ctr-John Dempsey, Farmington, Ct; Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Oncology Associates Pc

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Nathan Hagstrom
(860) 545-9630
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Jeffrey Michael Kamradt, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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Neal Benj Goldberg, MD
(203) 224-5520
100 Grand St
New Britain, CT
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Male
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Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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