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How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? by Jeffrey Dach MD An Exciting Time for Medicinal Cannabis This article is part one. For part two click here. It is an exciting time for medicinal cannabis, now legal in twenty three states as of June 2014, and widely used by ordinary people as a home cancer […]

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New Study Shows Women Prefer Bioidentical Hormones

A new study  from the  Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve examined women’s attitudes about bioidentical hormones for menopausal symptoms.(1) Above left image: Case Western Reserve Campus Courtesy of WIkimedia. How Was the Study Done ? The study was done by conducting in-depth interviews with 25 women on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) for […]

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Vitamin D Prevents Hip Fracture and Breast Cancer

Vitamin D Prevents Hip Fracture and Breast Cancer by Jeffrey Dach MD Hip Fractures Prevented In a recent medical study by Cauley in the August 2008 Annals of Internal Medicine, low Vitamin D was found to be associated with increased rate of hip fracture. Left Image Hip Fracture Courtesy of Wikimedia The study measured vitamin D levels in […]

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Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study

Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Synthetic Progestin Found to Cause Breast Cancer A new study published in the October 2010 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviewed 11 years of data from the Womens Health Initiative Study. (1) Dr.Chlebowski, concluded that the synthetic Prempro Pill […]

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Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD

Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD Iodine May be Useful as Adjunct Treatment of Breast Cancer, the Overwhelming Evidence This article is Part Two of a series. For Part One Click Here. Spontaneous Regression of Breast Cancer David Brownstein MD reports three cases of spontaneous regression of breast cancer after women take […]

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Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer

Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer by Jeffrey Dach MD Thanks to Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. who alerted me via email about a report that synthetic chemically altered hormones cause breast cancer published March 29, 2013 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  This report is really about an old NIH study, the Women’s Health […]

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Risk Factors For Breast Cancer Wrong Again

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again Ignoring the Environmental Cause by Jeffrey Dach MD An article appeared in the San Fransisco Chronical entitled, “Risk Factors of Breast Cancer – How to Reduce Them” by Dr. Nima Grissom breast surgeon. Breast cancer rates are Twenty Per Cent Higher in the San Fransisco Bay Area, and […]

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Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson by Jeffrey Dach MD Although Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, I believe she deserves recognition as one of the “Great Women In Medicine” .  I will explain why. Her landmark book, “Silent Spring”, is credited with motivating the government to create the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970 and […]

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Selenium Toxicity Diagnosed by Dr. House

The Case for Selenium, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD Selenium Toxicity Diagnosed by Dr. Gregory House Selenium Toxicity from consumption of Brazil Nuts, selenosis, was “reported” on an episode of Dr. House, a medical TV show that often takes artistic liberties to enhance entertainment value. Not Really In reality, there has never been a […]

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Think Purple for Breast Cancer

Think Purple for Breast Cancer Month Perhaps you noticed the crowds of people wearing pink tee shirts and pink ribbons raising awareness for breast cancer.  Pink is nice and everything, but I think it is the wrong color. I suggest  purple for the color of Iodinesupplementation, our most effective breast cancer. preventive.  For More Click […]

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Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD

Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study .  Another study showing screening mammography does little to reduce mortality from breast cancer…to Read More Click Here

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Laura Esserman Questions Screening Mammography

Dr Laura Esserman Questions Screening Mammography in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).   After reviewing 20 years of breast cancer mortality data, her conclusion is not favorable…To read More Click Here

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Screening Mammography Useless in New Study

Screening Mammography  Useless in New Study  by Jeffrey Dach MD. We now have many studies showing screening mammography does little to reduce mortality from breast cancer….For More Click Here.

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Breast Cancer Survivors and Bioidentical Hormones

Bioidentical Hormones for Breast Cancer Survivors  by Jeffrey Dach MD Thirty Five years ago, surgeon Steven Economou MD asked me, “Does Estrogen cause breast cancer, and does hormone replacement increase cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors?” We now have the answer….. For More Click Here.

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The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow.… A Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD If you are a woman diagnosed with fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer, you need to read this book.    If you are a woman who undergoes repeated breast biopsies or breast cyst aspirations, then you need to read this book. If you […]

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FDA Approval for Paxil for Hot Flashes A Cruel Joke ?

SSRI Antidepressants for Menopausal Hot Flashes.  Surely You Must Be Joking ? This article is part two of a series. For part one, click here. Instead of using hormone replacement as a treatment for menopausal hot flashes, mainstream medicine docs will sometimes prescribe SSRI antidepressants off-label.(22-26) SSRI Antidepressant Drug Off-Label Use for Hot Flashes (24) […]

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Cancer Immunotherapy with Macrophage Activating Factor by Jeffrey Dach MD

Cancer Immunotherapy with GcMAF – Restoring the Immune System by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part two of a series For Part One, Click Here Left Image Breast Cancer (red arrow) on PET and CAT scans  Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In part one of this series, we discussed a mouse with innate immunity to […]

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Anti-Cancer Activity from Natural Plant Pterostilbenes

Anti-Cancer Activity from Natural Plant Pterostilbenes by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part Three of a Series. For Part One Click Here. For Part Two Click Here. Epidemiological studies showing a diet high in fruits and vegetables reduced cancer risk sparked interest in commonly available foods as anti-cancer agents. Above left image: Inhibition of […]

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Synthetic Hormones Found to Cause Breast Cancer, Again

by Jeffrey Dach MD A friend and colleague, Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. (3) sent me an email about a new report that women’s hormones cause breast cancer.  This was published March 29 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  Upon closer inspection, the report is a rehash of the old NIH study, the Women’s […]

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Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study

Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Today the LA Times and other news media reported a Danish study about the psychological toll of false positive mammograms as if this was news.(1) Surprisingly, negative feelings arising from a false positive mammogram can last up to three years after the event.(1)  A […]

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