Cancer Prevention Tips Stamford CT

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.

Salvatore Anthony Delprete
(203) 325-2695
34 Shelburne Road
Stamford, CT
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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James S Hoffman, MD
(860) 826-1101
122 Palmers Hill Rd
Stamford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1976

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Robert Barry Erichson, MD
(203) 325-2695
34 Shelburne Rd
Stamford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Stamford Hosp, Stamford, Ct
Group Practice: Hematology Oncology

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Robert Mark Lincer, MD
(203) 325-3238
166 W Broad St
Stamford, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Stamford Hosp, Stamford, Ct

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Rudy Thomas Andriani, MD
(203) 356-9692
166 W Broad St Ste 404
Stamford, CT
Specialties
Urology, Surgical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Greenwich Hosp, Greenwich, Ct; Stamford Hosp, Stamford, Ct

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Neil Stuart Cohen
(203) 325-2695
34 Shelburne Road
Stamford, CT
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Isidore Tepler, MD
(203) 325-2695
34 Shelburne Rd
Stamford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1980

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Paul Leslie Weinstein, MD
(203) 325-2695
34 Shelburne Rd
Stamford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Stamford Hosp, Stamford, Ct
Group Practice: Hematology Oncology

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Robert Barry Erichson
(203) 327-6050
34 Shelburne Road
Stamford, CT
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Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Paul Leslie Weinstein
(203) 327-6050
34 Shelburne Road
Stamford, CT
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Hematology, 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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