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Cancer



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Risk Factors for Breast Cancer:

ITEM HIGH RISK LOW RISK
Sex 99% female 1% male
Age 75% over 40 Under 40
Race Caucasian Oriental
Number of Pregnancies Nulliparous Multiparous
Age at first birth Over 25 Over 31
Previous breast disease Yes No
Family History Positive Negative
Rauwolfia or reserpine medication Yes No
Climate Cold Warm
Iodine deficiency Yes No
Selenium deficiency Yes No
B-Vitamin deficiency Yes No
Overweight before puberty Yes No
Weight Obese Lean
Religion Jewish Other
Socio-economic High Low
Age of beginning menstruation Early Late
Age of natural menopause Late Early
Wet ear wax Yes No
Nipple Secretions Yes No
Heavy use of meat or fats Yes No
Height Tall Short
Thyroid activity Low thyroid Normal thyroid
Breast-feeding infants No Yes
Viral particles in milk With Without
Breast trauma Yes No



Risk Factors for Colon Cancer:

In some countries where colon cancer is unknown, the diet consists chiefly of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. The dietary fiber intake is 12 to 15 grams a day. In this country, where colon cancer is high, many people consume an average of 3 to 5 grams of fiber a day. Low-fiber animal products are suspect. A lifestyle that encourages diabetes will also encourage cancer, as more cancers occur in diabetics.


The following may increase the risk of developing colon cancer:
  • High meat diet
  • High fat diet
  • Low fiber diet
  • Long "transit time" for intestinal digestion
  • Aromatic spices, pepper, ginger, etc.
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Beer consumption increases the risk of rectal cancer.
  • Previous cancer of breast, colon or endometrium.
  • Eating between meals and eating more than two meals a day.


    Treatment Regimens:

    The objectives of the following treatment regimens for cancer are to improve circulation to and oxygenation of the cells, to change the intestinal flora with a high fiber diet, to discourage cancer cell growth with hot baths, to stimulate the immune mechanism for cancer resistance, and to combat toxins which cause anemia and loss of appetite.

    A lack of exercise, irregularity in sleep and eating times and a diet high in protein, refined sugars, grains, and oils are all associated with a greater risk of cancer. Fats are repeatedly incriminated in medical reports as being likely to promote cancer when used in large quantities. Animal experiments indicate a much higher incidence of cancer from high protein diets. There are some encouraging results from treating leukemic children with a low protein diet.

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