Cancer. It’s a tricky topic to talk about and one of the reasons for this is the fact that it is a very personal disease, which affects sufferers and their families in many different ways and on many different levels… and that’s just emotionally.
My grandfather died of colon cancer. The slow progression of his prolonged illness was painful to watch and it traumatised our family — my grandmother never really recovered from her loss.
Finding the sun
If you follow the mainstream’s outlook on cancer, breast cancer in particular, then you’d be forgiven for thinking that this type of cancer will end up being the fate of many women.
We are being told that the battle against cancer is not over. We must keep fighting to find a “cure”… and yet, research that could save the lives of many mothers, sisters, daughters and wives gets pushed aside, or simply ignored.
A case in point is two new breakthrough studies by researchers from Rutgers University, in the US, which provide important (even essential) insights into how breast cancer develops and how to help prevent it.
The first study busts the myth that cancer cells are “immortal”. The researchers found that a small number of cancer stem cells — or “mother” cells — can indefinitely produce “daughter” cells. It’s this reproduction process that allows the cancer to grow. Individually, these cancer cells would not be able to survive for very long. Their power lies in forming a “cluster”, or cancer tumour.
The trouble is, some cancer treatments focus on targeting daughter cancer cells, meaning that these therapies kill cancer cells that are destined to die anyway.
The bottom line is: The target should be the “mother” breast cancer cells.
Onto the next study, which looked at the effect vitamin D (and its analogue called BXLO124) had on breast cancer cells. For their research, mother breast cancer cells were targeted with the BXLO124 compound.
As a result, the population of mother cells reduced and the daughter cancer cells became similar to normal, symmetrical, non-malignant, mammary cells.
Sadly, the results of both these studies received no attention in the mainstream, even though they could potentially make a huge impact in breast cancer prevention.
Of course, there are other factors to consider when it comes to preventing cancer from happening to you like quitting smoking, consuming alcohol in moderation, reducing your intake of all kinds of sugar, exercising at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes and following a healthy and balanced diet.
In addition, it won’t do you any harm to check your vitamin D levels on a regular basis, especially if you live in the Northern hemisphere. A simple vitamin D blood test will tell you what your levels are.
And if your levels are low, ask your doctor or alternative health specialist about adding a good quality vitamin D supplement to your regimen.
Of course, you can also top up your vitamin D levels absolutely for free by getting direct sun exposure on your skin. Yes, I know, we are also being told to lather ourselves in sunscreen and stay out of the sun to avoid skin cancer. However, if you want to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D, ensure that you get direct sunlight on your skin for at least 15 minutes a day… without applying any chemically-laden sunscreen.
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“UCLA bioengineers discover single cancer cell can produce up to five daughter cells,” UCLA Newsroom (newsroom.ucla.edu) 7/5/2012
“Vitamin D compounds reduce mammosphere formation and decrease expression of putative stem cell markers in breast cancer,” ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed