Elyn Jacobs

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The Path to Cancer

The Path to Cancer

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Can­cer is not a new devel­op­ment. Can­cer has been around since the time of dinosaurs; how­ever, can­cer rates are soar­ing to new lev­els. Is it genetic? The rise in breast can­cer rates (and pedi­atric can­cers and asthma, for that mat­ter) can­not just be genetic because they are ris­ing at such a pre­cip­i­tous rate. Could it […]

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Cancer and the Leaky Pipe

Cancer and the Leaky Pipe

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The biggest mis­take you can make is to assume that your clin­i­cian or oncol­o­gist will under­stand every­thing that it will take to keep you alive. They may do their best, but you can­not make that assump­tion. Con­ven­tional doc­tors are there to treat your can­cer; they do so with surgery, chemother­apy and radi­a­tion. Yet, these tools […]

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