Cancer prevention

Need a battle buddy against prostate cancer?

Make fresh mushrooms your corner man

Breast cancer affects all women

Mushrooms are the Chuck Bodaks1 of nutrition and potentially your most valuable natural ally in the fight against prostate cancer.  With statistics indicating that nearly 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, men need to find a way to keep their PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) levels down or, more to the point, help prevent cancer’s recurrence. It’s time to take a serious look at white button mushrooms, as they just could be IT.

 

Researchers treated 36 prostate cancer patients with white button mushroom powder, assessing their PSA levels' responsiveness to different doses of the powder and whether the men experienced any ill effects. After 3 months of daily use of the powder, 36% of patients experienced some reduction in PSA, with two patients experiencing a remarkable complete response, meaning their PSA levels dropped to undetectable levels. Of significance is that the complete response continued for 49 and 30 months.

 

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Against breast cancer

Mushrooms in pink punnets support the fight against breast cancer

Breast cancer affects all womenIn South Africa breast cancer is most prevalent amongst white and Asian women but it is also the second most common cancer among black and coloured women: http://bit.ly/1rPJwHh

 

There has in fact also been an alarming increase in the incidence of breast cancer among young black South African women, a group that was previously considered to have the lowest breast cancer risk, is reported. http://bit.ly/1k674mk . Similar reports from Europe and the United States also document the rise in early onset breast cancer among young black women.

 

More than 85 percent of women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease but with all the advances in science, women today have a better chance of surviving breast cancer. The key however, is finding the cancer early.

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Mighty Mushrooms Brown ButtonMighty mushrooms add muscle to the fight against breast cancer

October 2011

 

Introduction


The incidence of breast cancer is increasing in the developing world. Research is ongoing but, at present, the causes of breast cancer remain inconclusive.

 

According to South Africa’s, National Cancer Registry, breast cancer is the leading cancer for women with one in 29 South African women diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. It is the most prevalent cancer amongst white and Asian women and the second most common cancer among black and coloured women – thus a disease that affects ALL women.

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