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TAKE AN ASPIRIN A DAY TO KEEP CANCER AWAY

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We have all heard that taking a low dose aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke, but recent studies taken in 2016 and 2017 have found that regular use of aspirin may have another very important effect on Cancer.  Studies show that using aspirin daily can decrease the risk of developing or dying from some types of cancer, including breast, colon and pancreatic.

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BEATING CANCER, ONE TUMOR AT A TIME

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The Institute for Image Guided Cancer Treatment uses image-guided ablation therapy in conjunction with tumor vaccines and anti-cancer medication. Our treatment directly targets tumors using minimally invasive image guided technology. Read More

ADDING IMMUNOTHERAPY TO RFA MAY BENEFIT CANCER PATIENTS

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Adding immunotherapy to RFA may benefit colorectal cancer patients with liver metastasis.

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a procedure to treat liver metastases in patients with colorectal cancer, was found to induce antitumor immune responses in human samples of primary colon tumor, and mice treated with a combination of RFA and an immune checkpoint inhibitor survived Read More

HELP PREVENT CANCER BY TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIET

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Reviewed by Wendy Marcason

Chances are your life has been touched by cancer — whether you, a parent, friend or even a child has been diagnosed. While cancer can leave us feeling helpless, the good news is that there are measures you can take to help prevent the disease. Your diet is one of the most important factors under your control. This year, an estimated over half a million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and more than 1.68 million men and women will be diagnosed with this devastating illness. Lifestyle changes, along with early detection, can prevent nearly half of all cancer deaths. Read More