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Cancer cures and alternative medicine — not much here

The content discusses the ineffectiveness and dangers of alternative medicine in treating cancer, emphasizing that such “cures” are not backed by scientific evidence and often provide false hope. A significant study highlighted in JAMA Oncology demonstrated that patients opting for alternative treatments had poorer survival rates compared to those undergoing evidence-based cancer therapies. The post iterates that genuine cancer treatments are based on robust scientific research and are continually improving, contributing to the ongoing decline in cancer mortality rates. Alternative medicine is critiqued for exploiting patient fears and showing no real efficacy in curing cancer, emphasizing the importance of adhering to scientifically validated treatments.

Cancer and random mutations

Cancer and random mutations – your blueberry kale shake won’t help

We generally blame cancer on a handful of things – viruses, like human papillomavirus or hepatitis B, lifestyle choices like smoking or obesity, inherited genes, and the environment, like sunlight. We are under the impression that we can stop cancer just by living better, drinking blueberry kale shakes, or being generally healthy. According to a new study, cancer and random mutations are linked over ⅔ of the time. In other words, no matter how many of those natural health smoothies you drink, cancer might randomly occur.

Let’s take a look at cancers and the relationship between cancer and random mutations.Read More »Cancer and random mutations – your blueberry kale shake won’t help