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Cancer Prevention Tips Tacoma WA

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.

Diane B Tsai
(253) 476-6500
4301 S Pine St
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Thomas M Baker
(253) 383-3366
1624 S I St
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Lauren Kenneth Colman, MD
(253) 403-1677
1003 S 5th St Ste 3L
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1975

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H Irving Pierce, MD
(253) 552-1677
1003 S 5th St
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1965

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Saifuddin M Kasubhai, MD
(253) 428-8700
1624 S I St Ste 305
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Martin Kirk Barnett, MD
(901) 528-6381
521 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1985

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Min-Chun Che, MD
(253) 403-1677
1003 S 5th St No 3L Wing
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Anthony Vaccaro, MD
(253) 572-6835
1901 S Union Ave Ste A221
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ronald Richard Louie, MD
(253) 403-3481
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1980

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Francis Mark Senecal, MD
(253) 428-8700
1624 S I St Ste 305
Tacoma, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hospital & Health Ca, Tacoma, Wa; Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wa
Group Practice: Hematology Oncology Northwest

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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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