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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.

Phillip Evan Barnette Jr, MD
100 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1997

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David Kassler Gaffney, MD
50 N Medical Dr # AB25
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1992

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Mark Leonard Goldstein, MD
(801) 262-3441
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1976

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Patricia LeGant
(801) 263-3003
164 E 5900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Carl R Gray
(801) 476-1777
5405 S 500 E Ste 202
Ogden, UT
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Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Gary Lynn Whipple
(801) 387-7400
4401 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Craig Scott Mc Cune, MD
(406) 721-5600
1870 N Main St Ste 101
Cedar City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1967

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Michael Y Wang, MD
(801) 585-0100
2000 Circle of Hope Dr Ste 2100
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Sanford Murray Weinstein, MD
(801) 585-0112
HCI 2000 Cir of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1964

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Laura Elise Horvath
(801) 585-0100
2000 Circle Of Hope Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
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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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