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asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: Panchito ()
Date: February 09, 2018 03:01PM

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"When scientists reduced asparagine in animals with breast cancer, they found that the number of secondary tumours in other tissues fell dramatically. The spread of malignant cells, often to the bones, lungs and brain, is the main cause of death among patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

“This is a very promising lead and one of the very few instances where there is a scientific rationale for a dietary modification influencing cancer,” said lead scientist Prof Greg Hannon.

"“Asparagine is frequently found in various animal sources including beef, poultry, eggs, fish and seafood. It is also found in many vegetables including asparagus, potatoes, nuts, legumes and soy."





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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: John Rose ()
Date: February 09, 2018 05:00PM

This Article is a joke, but nonetheless, I added it to my file on Cancers Spread With Surgery the other day and I'll include my File Preview below and you'll see it at the very end of my Preview.

However, if you really want to understand what's going on when Cancers "Spread", read what Dr. Robert Morse says in the 3 Videos that precede this Article.

Here is my File Preview...

Cancers Spread With Surgery

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…see “Angiogenesis & Antiangiogenic” file…
…see “Cancer From Spreading, Nanoparticle Stops” file…
…see “Cancer Protein That Can Stop Spread of Cancer” file…
…see “Cancer Reseeding” file…
…see “Needle Biopsies” file…
…see “Tumors - Benign vs Malignant” file…
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RE: Is Cooked Food Poison???
• Even doctors will tell you that every drug and every surgery is a calculated risk. Surgery with cancer can also be extremely dangerous because this is how some of the cancers spread by getting into the blood and lymph system.
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Food as Medicine 1 of 2
• 13:06 MM
• The primary tumor wants you all to itself and so these other seeds that are in your body are actually suppressed because the immune system is working hopefully, and secondly, because the primary tumor, which of course is secreting specific angiogenic chemicals or biochemicals to build blood vessels to itself, is also secreting antiangiogenic substances for the rest of the gang. So, that is why Dr. Judah Folkman, the man who discovered angiogenesis back in the 1960s when he was in the Navy... ...was on this program, Nova ...that’s why when a primary tumor is extracted, many times the cancer gets worse because now the antiangiogenic compounds that the primary tumor was producing was removed and now the other seeds that are everywhere have the ability to produce their own antiangiogenic substances to have blood vessels built to them and it starts to grow. 14:24 MM
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Scientists Gain Insights Into Cancer's Spread
• Aggressive cancer cells have a "toggle switch" that enables them to travel to other parts of the body and form new tumors, say Duke University researchers.
• Until now, scientists have believed that gene mutations must occur in cancer cells so that they transform permanently from stationary epithelial cells to migratory mesenchymal cells. These mutations would allow them to metastasize, or travel to other parts of the body.
• But in a new study published in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found the most aggressive cancer cells are equal parts epithelial and mesenchymal, transitioning between the two states as their surroundings demand.
• "Understanding this toggle switch might ultimately enable scientists to find ways to stop cells from metastasizing, which is the most deadly trait of cancer," lead investigator Mariano Garcia-Blanco, a professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, said in a prepared statement.
• The researchers observed cancer cells in rats that had been implanted with a fluorescent "reporter" -- a protein that illuminates if the cell turns epithelial but lies dormant if the cell reverts to its mesenchymal state.
• "Our findings validate that tumors are highly complex in their behavior and don't necessarily need a gene mutation to alter their behavior," Sebastian Oltean, a research associate, said in a prepared statement.
• This new understanding may eventually lead to new therapies for blocking cancer metastasis
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Cancers can re-seed themselves after chemo, surgery or radiation
• Researchers from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York have published findings in the journal Cell that explain how tumor cells can re-seed and spread throughout the body after they have been removed through conventional chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation treatments. Tiny tumor cells that circulate throughout the body often begin to send out seeds to the places where the tumor originated, essentially planting the cancer back into the body.
• Joan Massague and her colleagues at the Center are finding that conventional treatments leave behind malignant cells that relocate to other areas of the body to avoid being destroyed. Eventually they return as stronger and more aggressive tumors, having gathered back the worst leftover cells from the previous cancer. The result is a second cancer that is worse than the first.
• Chemicals present in the immune system also appear to signal tumor cells in circulation to return to their source. Following conventional treatment, the immune system actually works against the body by drawing the vagrant cancer cells back to where they originally seeded, kick starting a relapse.
• Medical professionals typically attribute recurrences of cancer following conventional treatment to a few remaining cells that survived treatment and remained at the source. However this study illustrates definitively that lingering cells hide throughout the body and later return to self seed back where they originally started.
• What these findings illustrate is that conventional cancer treatments are not effective at eradicating cancer from the body. The targeting of a specific area with surgery, radiation treatment, and chemotherapy cannot successfully remove the cancer from the body because its cells will find another place to live temporarily, only to return even stronger the next time.
• Biopsies cause cancer to spread
• A conventional biopsy is usually recommended as the best way to identify the presence of cancer, both before and after treatments. Needle biopsies involve taking tissue samples at various places in order to identify the presence of cancer cells. Official diagnosis of cancer cannot take place without a biopsy, resulting in the pressuring of patients to get one if they suspect a tumor.
• Many doctors will insist that a person needs a biopsy, but the threat of spreading cancer far outweighs any perceived benefits. Those who receive biopsies will most likely experience unnecessary cancer spread and, following conventional treatment, will probably experience cancer reseeding. Cancer is known to develop at the puncture sites of biopsies.
• Chemotherapy leads to reseeding
• Chemotherapy treatments involve targeting cancer cells that are rapidly dividing and spreading with harsh chemicals designed to kill them. While treatment may kill the primary tumor, it fails to eradicate the cells that divide more slowly, resulting in a continued replication of cancer cells following treatment.
• Many who believe they are in remission following their chemotherapy treatments later discover that their cancer has returned. Not only do they undergo the horrors of the treatment which leaves their body and health in shambles, but they often end up with a more severe version of their original cancer.
• Conventional therapies are a failure
• Conventional medicine is at a loss for how to deal with the problem of reseeding. Within their paradigm, chemotherapy, radiation, drugs, and surgery are the only options for treating someone with cancer. Now that these are proving to be largely ineffective, scientists are searching for yet another new drug to combat the tendency of cancers to re-seed in order to continue promoting these accepted forms of cancer treatment. They are even investigating the possibility of developing vaccines that will allegedly use the body's immune system to stop vagrant cancer cells.

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Breast cancer breakthrough: watercress turns off signal that causes tumors to develop
• As a cancerous tumor develops, it quickly outgrows its existing blood supply. So a protein called Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF) is released that sends out signals causing surrounding normal tissues to grow new blood vessels into the tumor -- and that provides the cancer with oxygen and nutrients. This plays a critical role in the development and spread of breast and other cancers. But now comes word from University of Southampton researchers in the United Kingdom that they've discovered something which interferes with and actually "turns off" the ability of HIF to function -- a natural plant compound dubbed phenylethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) found in the herb watercress.
• "This research takes an important step towards understanding the potential health benefits of this crop since it shows that eating watercress may interfere with a pathway that has already been tightly linked to cancer development," molecular oncologist Professor Packham, who headed the two year study, said in a statement to the media. "Knowing the risk factors for cancer is a key goal and studies on diet are an important part of this."
• Working with Barbara Parry, Senior Research Dietician at the Winchester and Andover Breast Unit, Professor Packham performed a study involving a group of breast cancer survivors who underwent a period of fasting. Then the research subjects ate 80g of watercress (about the equivalent of a cereal bowl full of the herb). Next, a series of blood samples were taken over the next 24 hours.
• The blood tests revealed significant levels of the plant compound PEITC in the blood of the participants following the watercress meal. But, most importantly, the tests showed that the function of the protein HIF was also measurably affected and "turned off" in the blood cells of the women who had eaten the watercress. The results of this research, which were just published in the British Journal of Nutrition and Biochemical Pharmacology, provide new insight and hope that simply eating watercress regularly may protect against and perhaps help treat cancer.
• "This is not a cure for cancer but it may well help to prevent the disease," said Professor Packham. "We carried out this study with a handful of breast cancer survivors but it has the potential to have the same effect with other cancers too."
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Cancer cells can ‘infect’ normal neighbours


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Dr. Robert Morse ND - "Cancer - The Raw Truth"
1:35:40 Minute Video

• [youtu.be]
• 30:40 MM
• Well, then how does a Cell from your Liver that has been Damaged and become Cancerous, how does that Cell travel, let’s say, to your Lung? Or how does that Cell, let’s say, an Ovarian Cancer somehow created Brain Cancer or Lung Cancer? How did a Cell out of the Ovary travel somehow mysteriously from the Ovaries to the Lungs? Explain that to me. It doesn’t - this is why this is just a bunch of crap this stuff you hear. Metastasizes Cancer - Cancer’s Moving - it’s Moving - this is the stupidity that exists out there and don’t fall into that lovely ones or you’re going to Not be happy with the treatments that they’re offering you. This is the Worst thing that ever happened to the Human Race is the Medical Profession. 31:27 MM
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Detoxification The Art & Science Part Two
9:08 Minute Video

• [youtu.be]
• 5:34 MM
• I can tell you that these Cells are stuck where they are, they can’t pop out of Tissue and travel somewhere and I hear this in Oncology all the time how your Liver Cancer or a Liver Cell is Cancerous and somehow got to your Lungs or got to your Brain and made Cancer there. I mean, this stuff is like insanity thinking. I think sometimes they don’t even listen to their own words. But it’s enough to say that Cells can’t get up and go to the Kitchen, Cells can’t get up and go to the Bathroom, Cells are stuck where they are and like I said on our last Video, you have to Feed them on site and that’s where these fluids come in, all of these Fluids are Flowing around all of the Cells constantly, unless you get Constipated in the Fluids. You don’t want to get Constipated in the Blood, do you? That’s Stroke, Heart Attack, Pain, that’s ischemia, that’s serious Problems with the Cells because without Blood the Cells, of course, are going to Die no question about it. 6:34 MM
• [youtu.be]
• 6:34 MM
• But the Constipation man suffers with is a whole different one - this Constipation is Lymphatic Constipation - a very serious Constipation because as you guys are learning, all the Body is a Bunch of Cells, 2 Major Fluids and how many Sides of Chemistry are there? There’s only 2 Sides of Chemistry - Base Chemistry and Acid Chemistry. And remember, in Chemistry, Acids are Corrosive. 7:01 MM
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• 7:49 MM
• We’re Why Guys, aren’t we? We’re Why Guys - those people that listen to me are Why people. They want to know the Truth. They want - the what’s the bottom line here? Don’t give me the crap - don’t let me treat the symptom. What’s the Cause? And this is easy to understand, as you guys are learning and I appreciate your viewing these Videos again. 8:12 MM
• [youtu.be]
• 8:12 MM
• So when things are Acidic, when this Fluid gets Acidic from being Constipated, remember, Constipation of the Lymph System is a Kidney Weakness and an Adrenal Gland Weakness where the Adrenal Glands are Not allowing the Kidneys to Filter the Lymph System anymore. When the Kidneys Stop Filtering the Lymph System, then the Lymph System Backs Up - that’s why Detoxification - Detoxification is actually a Lymphatic Experience. The Blood is easy to Clean Up. If you can’t Clean Blood Up and you’re a Practitioner, you better go back to school or find something else to do because the Blood is easy to Clean Up. It’s the Lymph System that’s Not so easy and the reason is - is this Fluid is much thicker than the Blood - it’s a Lipid Based Fluid because it deals with the Acid Side of Chemistry. 9:08 MM
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Q&A 307 - Herpes, Pancreatic Cancer, Baldness, Ovarian Cancer
3:11:33 Minute Video

robertmorsend
• And, of course, you got to work on the GI Tract because it’s not just in his Pancreas, it’s in his Liver and it’s just a matter of time where you see a Lesion over in the Liver and Gall Bladder as well. Oh wait a minute, there’s the Spleen. Oh wait, wait, wait, he’s got something in his Lungs. Oh look, he’s got something developing in the Brain. This is a Systemic Problem whether it’s Pancreatic Cancer or not and you have to deal with that. Pancreatic Cancer is no different than Liver or any other Cancer - they’re all the same. You’ve got to get the Kidneys Filtering and get the Adrenals up and get this System going and Hydrated and then, you’ll be successful. He’s in a Weaken State because of his Kidneys and Adrenals and you can’t Treat those States. 58:56 MM
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Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods
Wed 7 Feb 2018
• Asparagine is an amino acid that is made naturally in the body as a building block for proteins. But it is also found in the diet, and in high levels in certain meats, vegetables and dairy products. Photograph: Alamy
• Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.
• Researchers are investigating whether a change in diet could help patients with breast tumours after studies in mice showed that asparagine, a compound first identified in asparagus but present in many other foods, drives the spread of the disease to other organs.
• When scientists reduced asparagine in animals with breast cancer, they found that the number of secondary tumours in other tissues fell dramatically. The spread of malignant cells, often to the bones, lungs and brain, is the main cause of death among patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
• “This is a very promising lead and one of the very few instances where there is a scientific rationale for a dietary modification influencing cancer,” said lead scientist Prof Greg Hannon, director of the Cancer Research UK Cancer Institute in Cambridge.
• Asparagine is an amino acid that is made naturally in the body as a building block for proteins. But it is also found in the diet, and in high levels in certain meats, vegetables and dairy products.
• The international team of cancer specialists from Britain, the US, and Canada studied mice with an aggressive form of breast cancer. The mice develop secondary tumours in a matter of weeks and tend to die from the disease within months.
• Writing in the journal Nature, the researchers describe how they reduced the ability of breast cancer to spread in the animals by blocking asparagine with a drug called L-asparaginase. To a lesser extent, by putting the animals on a low-asparagine diet worked too. Inspired by the results, the scientists examined records from human cancers and found that breast tumours that churned out the most asparagine were most likely to spread, leading patients to die sooner. The same was seen in cancers of the head, neck and kidney.
• Asparagine appears to help cancer cells change into a form that easily spreads from the breast, through the bloodstream, to other organs where they grow into secondary tumours, Hannon said. While suppressing levels of asparagine reduced the spread of breast cancer around the body, it did nothing to prevent breast tumours forming in the first place.
• If the findings hold in humans, breast cancer patients may be put on low asparagine diets while they have conventional treatments, such as chemotherapy, for the disease. But because asparagine is so ubiquitous in food, drugs that target the amino acid may be more effective. L-asparagine breaks the amino acid down in the bloodstream, but more targeted drugs could block its production altogether.
• “This is one case where we can show at a deep biochemical level how a change in diet can impact properties of cells that are relevant to the progression of lethal disease,” said Hannon. “But of course, until human studies are done, this isn’t a DIY method to prevent cancer.”
• Prof Keqiang Ye, a cancer researcher at Emory University in Atlanta, said that lowering asparagine levels, either with drugs or dietary restriction, would help prevent cancer cells from spreading. But for patients, he said that drug treatments held more promise than changes to their diets.
• “Asparagine is frequently found in various animal sources including beef, poultry, eggs, fish and seafood. It is also found in many vegetables including asparagus, potatoes, nuts, legumes and soy. Since these foods are so common, it seems that diet restriction may not be the ideal approach,” Ye said.
• Baroness Delyth Morgan, chief executive of Breast Cancer Now, said: “This early discovery could offer a long-awaited new way to help stop breast cancer spreading – but we first need to understand the true role of this nutrient in patients. With nearly 11,500 women still dying from breast cancer each year in the UK, we urgently need to stop the disease spreading around the body, where it becomes incurable.
• “On current evidence, we don’t recommend patients totally exclude any specific food group from their diet without speaking to their doctors. We’d also encourage all patients to follow a healthy and varied diet – rich in fruit, vegetables and pulses, and limited in processed meat and high fat or sugar foods – to help give them the best chance of survival.”
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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: RawPracticalist ()
Date: February 09, 2018 11:05PM

I am not an expert in the field but some of the arguments and conclusions do not make sense.

If Cancer cells are cells that have lost their intelligence and go thru uncontrollable division then how can a single plant restore all of that lost intelligence.

How would we cure a person with a severe brain disease? Give him so lettuce?

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Cancer is basically a disease of uncontrolled cell division. Its development and progression are usually linked to a series of changes in the activity of cell cycle regulators. For example, inhibitors of the cell cycle keep cells from dividing when conditions aren’t right, so too little activity of these inhibitors can promote cancer. Similarly, positive regulators of cell division can lead to cancer if they are too active. In most cases, these changes in activity are due to mutations in the genes that encode cell cycle regulator proteins.
Here, we’ll look in more detail at what's wrong with cancer cells. We'll also see how abnormal forms of cell cycle regulators can contribute to cancer.
What’s wrong with cancer cells?
Cancer cells behave differently than normal cells in the body. Many of these differences are related to cell division behavior.
For example, cancer cells can multiply in culture (outside of the body in a dish) without any growth factors, or growth-stimulating protein signals, being added. This is different from normal cells, which need growth factors to grow in culture.
Cancer cells may make their own growth factors, have growth factor pathways that are stuck in the "on" position, or, in the context of the body, even trick neighboring cells into producing growth factors to sustain them
[www.khanacademy.org]



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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: fresh ()
Date: February 09, 2018 11:34PM

most green leaves and herbs have substances that may kill cells since they evolved to resist bugs.

to say watercress had an effect isn't very enlightening unless the study describes what it does to normal cells, AND what a whole variety of green plant foods do as well.
in other words it's not likely to be just watercress.

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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: John Rose ()
Date: February 10, 2018 12:12AM

<<<If Cancer cells are cells that have lost their intelligence and go thru uncontrollable division then how can a single plant restore all of that lost intelligence.>>>

It's simple!!!

Cancer is NOT "cells that have lost their intelligence and go thru uncontrollable division"!

Cancer is an ACID BURN mostly from our own Waste Matter!

Our so-called Experts are told that DISEASE is mostly due to Inappropriate Signals!

Don't Blame the Greasy Fries - Blame Biology!

Yea, right!

STOP LOOKING AT THE Symptom and LOOK at the Cause.

Ask any Chemist and they will tell you that Cancer is an ACID BURN!!!

STOP TREATING THE SYMPTOM & REMOVE THE CAUSE!!!

As long as you don't understand the Cause of Disease, you will continue to be FOOLED by the BS they Feed our so-called Experts.

READ WHAT ROBERT MORSE SAYS ABOVE & STOP READING WHAT OUR SO-CALLED EXPERTS SAY!!!



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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: RawPracticalist ()
Date: February 10, 2018 08:08AM

>Cancer is an ACID BURN mostly from our own Waste Matter!

That does not make sense.
Generating waste is a by-product of living.
It is necessary step and could not be cancer producing.
It is our inability to properly cleanse our body from the waste that is the problem.

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Re: asparagus bad for breast cancer
Posted by: John Rose ()
Date: February 10, 2018 09:30AM

THANKS FOR STATING THE OBVIOUS!!!

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