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What Causes Cancer page covers the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment, along with what you can do to fight this disease.

What Causes Cancer

What Causes Cancer:

Cancer is a general name that includes hundreds of diseases, from "benign" local harmless tumors to "malignant" aggressive, sometimes fatal diseases.  This page addresses general Cancer issues.  While direct causes are unknown, the chances of cancer increase with:
1.  family history of cancer, overexposure to radiation (sun, x-rays, electricity, etc.).
2.  overexposure to toxic agents (smoke, alcohol, chemicals, asbestos, pesticides, fertilizers, etc.).
3.  weakened immune system (due to AIDS, Stress, poor diet, other illness, mental/emotional distress). 

Treatment Of Cancer:

Treatments vary with the type and severity of the cancer and include:  Minor surgery, radiation therapy, local chemo-therapy, bio-therapy (special biological agents which kill or consume cancer cells), major surgery, bone marrow transplants, etc.  For more information on specific types of cancer and normal treatment options, see Cancer Facts And Treatment.

What You Can Do About Cancer:

If you've been diagnosed with a malignant Cancer, always retest and get a second opinion from another doctor.  Once confirmed, work with your doctor to make sure nothing you do interferes with the medical treatment.  Get the specific diagnosis in writing, including the name and stage of the Cancer.  Search the National Cancer Institute and other websites to learn all that's being done for your cancer.  Print relevant pages and make a list of specific questions for your doctor.  Write down his answers and check them on the web.  I know the doctor has a good education, but this is your health and your life.  The actions to help prevent Cancer below can often be used in stronger doses to fight cancer, but check with your doctor.

To help prevent Cancer:  If your family or lifestyle (see causes, above) puts you at a higher risk, you should consider these things essential to help prevent Cancer:  Follow a low fat diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Fill your life with aerobic activity and exercise.  Make sure you're drinking enough water.  Supplement your diet with natural Multi-Vitamins and Multi-Minerals, along with extra doses of the following to strengthen your immune system:

Antioxidants; including Beta Carotene, Flavonoids, LycopeneVitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin E, Vitamin C and CoQ10.
Organic Germanium; 300-450mg divided into 3 doses a day.
Fiber; 12-15 grams extra from vegetable sources or supplements.
Garlic; 3 cloves per day.
Omega 3; 3 per day, 1 at beginning of each meal.
Lecithin; taken with the Omega 3.
Lipoic Acid

Complete Healing:

We both know there are no guaranteed cures, whether in medicine, nutrition, herbs or anything else.  Complete healing...including mind, body and possible, from God.  If you want God's help with your health problem, go to Healing From God.

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