World Cancer Day


  Posted on 04-Feb-2017     106


Awareness & Early diagnosis can help cancer patients. Mnay therapies available to treat cancer , depending on various factors.

Today is "WORLD CANCER DAY" : 4th Feb 2017,

Theme: “We can- I can” 

Focus: CANCER-AWARENESS, PREVENTION & EARLY DETECTION

New cases in India: One million

One third cancer deaths are related to 5 leading behavioural & dietary risks

1. Tobacco

2. High BMI

3. Low fruit & vegetable consumption

4. Lack of physical activity

5. Alcohol use.

Tobacco- is the biggest & the most preventable cause of cancer causes nearly 20% of global cancer deaths and around 70% of worldwide Lung cancer deaths. 
Many cancers are preventable

Avoid tobacco

Be physically active

Maintain a healthy weight

Eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and low in saturated/trans fat

Limit alcohol

Protect against sexually transmitted infections

Avoid excess sun

Get regular screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer Dr. A . K. Gupta: Facts

●Tobacco use is responsible for 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths and is tied to multiple other cancers.

● Red meat consumption may promote colorectal cancer and a high intake of tomatoes probably decreases prostate cancer risk.

●Vitamin D may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. Calcium intake, at a minimum of 700 mg/day, may protect against colorectal cancer but high calcium intake (>2000 mg/day) increases risk for prostate cancer. Folate in diet has been associated with a decreased risk of colon and breast cancer, especially in women who drink alcohol

●Alcohol intake, even in moderate quantities, increases the risk for colon, breast, esophageal, and oropharyngeal cancer.

●Physical activity is inversely related to risk for colon and breast cancer. Excess weight increases the risk of multiple cancers.

●Skin cancer is directly related to sun exposure, and melanoma rates are increasing. 

● Aspirin and NSAIDs offer protection against adenomatous polyps and colorectal cancer, and long-term use in low doses likely decreases cancer-related mortality risk from other solid tumors.

Homoeopathy too has good role to play in cases of Cancer. As curative in quite agood number (Depending on many factors) and complimentary in most to cancer patients undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy by reducing the complications and patient is able to tolerate these therapy rather comfortably.

https://youtu.be/mfn6AAIFdS4

 

DISCLAIMER: The information on this blog is for News Reporting and Educational Purposes Only.


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