Cancer as a Metabolic Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD

by Jeffrey Dach MD Losing the War On Cancer We have lost the war against cancer.  This becomes obvious by taking a quick look at the chart below.  Cancer Death Rates have declined slightly since 1975 due to reduction in lung cancer rates from decreased cigarette consumption.   Otherwise, there has been little change. Above […]

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Vitamin K Is There Anything It Cant Do ?

Vitamin K, Is There Anything It Can’t Do ? Back in the old days (1972-1976) we made rounds every morning on the medical ward at the University of Illinois Hospital.  A 5 mg vitamin K injection was commonly ordered for liver disease patients who had bleeding disorders from inability to manufacture clotting factors. Another 3 […]

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Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports

Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports A three day conference entitled, Marijuana for Medical Professionals 2014, was held in Denver last month.    Perhaps the most impressive presentation was five pediatric cancer case reports by Mara Gordon, the owner of Aunt Zelda’s.   Another excellent presentation was by Dr. Margaret Gedde on the use of High […]

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Endometriosis Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD

Endometriosis Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD Endometriosis is a chronic and incurable gynecological condition causing pelvic pain,  menstrual irregularities, infertility and misery  affecting 6-10% of women in the United States.(1)(7) The worldwide incidence of endometriosis is estimated to be between 0.1 and 0.3%, or about 150 to 200 million women.(17) Medical treatments are largely […]

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Green Tea EGCG for Skin Cancer Prevention

Green Tea EGCG for Skin Cancer Prevention by Jeffrey Dach MD My friend, Jim, showed up with a band-aid on his face.  Oh, he said, “the dermatologist just burned off another small skin cancer”. When Jim ventures outdoors, he avoids the sun and always wears a large hat to protect himself from the Florida sun.  […]

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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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The Importance of Selenium, Part One

Selenium, Metamorphosis from Toxin to Essential Mineral Part One, by Jeffrey Dach MD Click Here for Part Two: Selenium Part Two Click Here for Part Three: Selenium Part Three Selenium is an essential trace mineral critical for antioxidant defense, fertility, thyroid hormone metabolism, immune response, and muscle development. First discovered in 1817, selenium was considered […]

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Stop Vitamin D, Are You Joking ?

Don’t Take Vitamin D Says New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD A study proclaiming Vitamin D is useless and you should just stop taking it was published in Lancet this week and “went viral”. The news story was picked up and amplified by the media Here it is: “The take-away message is that there is […]

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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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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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Fish Oil Increases Risk for Prostate Cancer, New Study ?

Fish Oil Increases Risk for Prostate Cancer, New Study ? by Jeffrey Dach MD I received an email from a concerned patient who consumes Omega 3 Fish Oil every day as part of his nutritional supplement program to prevent heart disease.  He was concerned because he saw an article in the paper reporting Fish Oil […]

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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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Salvestrols, Part Two

Salvestrols, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part Two of a series. For Part One, Click Here. For Part Three, Click Here Left image courtesy of Dr Kwon in J Nutr Biochem. 2012  (9) Piceatannol inhibits lung mets after injection of  prostate cancer cells into mice.  Upper row:control animals.  Lower row : […]

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Salvestrols Nutritional Supplements for Cancer Survivors

Salvestrols Nutritional Supplements for Cancer Survivors by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part One of a Series. For Part Two, Click Here. For Part three, Click Here Since it is so close and convenient, I go every year to ACAM’s annual Spring meeting at the Westin Diplomat resort here in Hollywood on the beach. […]

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