Article date: October 28, 2013 - By Stacy Simon Re-posted by AJCF Most people know that smoking causes cancer, but may not realize how many nonsmokers get lung cancer, too. Every year, about 16,000 to 24,000 Americans die of lung cancer, even though they have never smoked. In fact, if lung cancer in nonsmokers had
Could you be using, or even consuming, cancer-causing chemicals? Consumer health groups have studied many household products and warned that they contain carcinogens, or ingredients known to cause cancer. Here are the prime products to send packing, along with safer replacements to substitute: Nonstick Cookware Pots, pans, and other cookware made with a nonstick coating
Cant' African Americans get a break? Here is another example of how cancer hits African American's harder than most... AFRICAN -AMERICANS WOMEN: BREAST CANCER MORE DEADLY Nov. 10, 2012 -- African-American women may be more likely to die of breast cancer than women of other races, especially in the frist few years after diagnosis, according to new
I regret having to write this but I was always told that , “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord…” Cristal River-Mitchel transition on August 5th at 8PM with her lover Amber, friend and nurse by her side. I don’t know why God places angles into your lives
We are thrilled to share with all of our friends and supporters our latest video featuring Cristal Rivera Mitchel, the AJCF's first grant recipient and Dr. Mary Hardy, Executive Medical Director of the Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology. If you like this video, please share the link with all of your friends and family.
(Picture L to R - Mrs. Alma J. Cameron (mom), Elmer Jones (lil counsin) and Mrs V. Jones (aunt/mom's sister)) Monday, my Aunt --non smoker-- had her 1st round of Chemo for Stage IIIA Lung Cancer. She is taking a new mix of drugs that have minimum side effects (Carboplatin & Alimta combo). The treatment went well
Agnes H. is 69 years of age and was diagnosed with stage III lung cancer Jan 2009. We at the AJCF are supporting Agnes integrative medicine treatments at the Simms/Mann UCLA Center of Integrative Oncology.