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This book includes daily messages which are my little inspirations! The wisdom which has helped me on my path to a life that I enjoy to the fullest each and everyday. Read a day at a time, or all in one sitting. This book is a daily reminder to keep our problems in perspective, not to sweat the small stuff, and to be grateful for the simple joys of life. Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Crown; 1 edition (November 30, 1999) Language: English Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review TV personality Suzanne Somers offers a book of 365 daily affirmations, designed to create a “shift in thinking.” “Holding onto old hurts and programmed ideals creates blockages that prevent change and growth,” she writes. “Do you really desire happiness, peace of mind, and serenity? You can have it…. But you have to surrender the old hurts and self-serving thinking.” By reading her day-by-day essays, readers will find support in being more honest with oneself, healing relationships, creating tranquility, committing to soul dreams, and listening to intuition. So often people put off bliss and peace, assuming they are gifts for the future, notes Somers. But why wait for our birthrights, when the present is here, right now, just waiting to be appreciated? Somers’s heart is in the right place, and although she is more accurately described as a caring celebrity than a disciplined spiritual guru, her legion of fans will find this a tender and meaningful companion to guide them through years ahead.
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Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health kicks off the 2014 ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10-event series in Phoenix, Arizona with local community-based organization partner, Concilio Latino de Salud.
The event will feature bilingual health insurance navigators to answer questions and offer attendees assistance with enrollment for new health insurance options for adults and children under the Arizona Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid. The event this weekend is free and open to the public and will be held at the John R. Davis Elementary School at 6209 S. 15th Avenue in Phoenix, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
“¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® is a great opportunity to learn fun, safe, affordable, and effective ways for the whole family to be physically active,” said Elizabeth Ortíz de Valdez, President and CEO of Concilio Latino de Salud.
Made possible by an extraordinary group of partners and volunteers, the Phoenix event will also feature free health information and screenings, including blood pressure, blood glucose, mammograms, and dental exams for kids; a Zumbathon, jump rope exercises, and youth soccer clinics. Participants will also have the chance to win prizes, enjoy healthy snacks, listen to music, watch folkloric dances, and much more.
About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (The Alliance)
The Alliance is the nation’s foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit http://www.hispanichealth.org or call the Alliance’s Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645.
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The Diagnostics Marketing Association (DxMA) announced today its 2013 Marketer of the Year: Genomic Health. This award recognizes diagnostic industry innovation by marketers in highlighting their company and/or products and will be presented during the annual DxMA Global Marketing Summit to be held in San Francisco, CA on April 16-17, 2014.
Genomic Health is a leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that help improve the quality of cancer treatment decisions. Genomic Health was selected for the Marketer of the Year Award for their “Pass It On, Until Every Woman Knows” campaign, a viral, online educational campaign developed to create a new movement of awareness around a simple message―not every woman with early stage breast cancer needs chemotherapy. Their test, Oncotype DX®, helps newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their physicians determine if she needs chemotherapy.
“Over the past decade, Genomic Health has redefined personalized medicine through the innovation of Oncotype DX, making genomics an indispensable part of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment,” said Kimberly J. Popovits, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Genomic Health. “It is our goal to reach everyone with messages about personalizing early-stage breast cancer treatment so that when a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer she will already know, or be told, about Oncotype DX. We remain steadfast in our mission to pass it on, until every woman knows!”
The “Pass It On, Until Every Woman Knows” campaign includes a consumer-based website, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter social media platforms to build awareness of the Oncotype DX test, and . has reached over 100 million people so far with an active Facebook community of more than 175,000 strong. Genomic Health continues to engage the breast cancer community with this campaign through the use of infographs and interactive campaigns.
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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with roughly 175,000 new cases reported each year. Conventional treatment for breast cancer generally consists of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, depending upon the extent of the disease. Some women are now opting for a more natural treatment regimen, either in conjunction with the chemotherapy and radiation, or with herbs alone. Some of the following herbs are currently being used for women with breast cancer, with promising results.
Astragalus root, Maitake mushrooms, echinacea and ginseng are used to boost the immune system, which is clearly not functioning properly in an individual with cancer.
Black cohosh, red clover, chasteberry and turmeric are herbs that are high in phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens are a form of estrogen that block the stronger, more damaging estrogens. They work by fitting into the same receptors in breast cells that estrogens do, thus preventing the estrogen’s ability to fit there. Chasteberry also may inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells.
Silymarin, an extract of milk thistle, and also a powerful antioxidant, has shown promise for fighting breast cancer. Silymarin also provides an added benefit of protecting the liver.
Some cancer-fighting nutrients that can be added to the diet include green tea, garlic and onions. Studies have shown that the organic ingredient of garlic, allyl sulfur, is effective in inhibiting or preventing cancer development. Green tea acts as a powerful antioxidant and stimulates the immune system. It can be either drank in tea form, or taken in a standardized capsule.
Herbs such as bloodroot, don quai, juniper and mandrake may help reduce breast cancer cell growth.
Burdock root acts as a powerful antioxidant.
It helps to protect against cancer by helping control cell mutation. It also aids in elimination of toxins. Burdock purifies the blood and stimulates the digestive and immune systems.
In addition to herbs that are taken orally, homemade cancer creams may be placed on the affected breast or breasts. These creams contain extracts of herbs and work by promoting a separation of the tumor from the tissue that supports it. Cancer creams are applied to skin tumors or the skin over internal tumor sites. The ingredients differ, but usually are mixed in an oily base like beeswax, olive oil, butter or pine tar, which allow the active ingredients to penetrate the skin. Ingredients may include bloodroot, cleavers herb, lobelia, chickweed, cayenne, DMSO, chaparral, Irish moss, comfrey, marshmallow, myrrh, birch bark and mullein.
As with any health care regimen, consult your doctor or naturopath to determine the correct herbs and dosages for you.
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Breast cancer is divided into five stages. Stages 0-2 are considered “early”, stage 3 considered “advanced”, and stage 4 “late”. Staging categories are important for predicting future prognosis, and determine optimal treatment recommendations.
Stage 0 is DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ. Breast cancer arises from the cells that line the milk ducts. When the cancerous cells are still contained inside the duct, it is diagnosed as DCIS. This can only be determined by a pathologist doctor looking at the tissue under a microscope. In general, when the DCIS lesion is small, there is no need to suspect cancer spread outside the breast.
Stage 1 is invasive or infiltrating cancer. Here, the cancer cells have broken through the duct wall and are found outside the ducts as well. In this case, doctors need to determine whether the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. Stage 1 breast cancer must be equal or smaller than 2 cm in its invasive component, AND have no spread to lymph nodes. Often, the tissue removed at surgery contain DCIS in addition to the invasive cancer. However, only the dimensions of the invasive cancer count. If the patient needs to have multiple surgeries and the invasive cancer is found at more than one operation, usually the dimensions are added together to arrive at the final size.
Stage 2 has two subcategories. In stage 2A, the invasive cancer can be 2 cm or less and has spread to axillary (armpit) lymph node(s), i.e. positive node(s). Also, the invasive cancer can be as large as 5 cm, but has not spread to lymph nodes, i.e. negative nodes. In stage 2B, the invasive cancer is between 2cm and up to 5 cm and has spread to nodes. Here, cancer may measure even larger than 5 cm if it has not spread to nodes.
Stage 3 includes invasive cancer larger than 5 cm that has spread to lymph nodes.
Also, cancer of any size that heavily involves the axillary lymph nodes to the point that these nodes are bulky and stuck together or stuck to other structures in the axilla (armpit) are in this stage. Tumor spread to lymph nodes either above or below the clavicle bone, or to nodes underneath the sternum (breast bone), also falls into this category. Furthermore, if the cancer of any size is attached to the chest wall (pectoralis muscle and/or ribs), it qualifies as stage 3. Inflammatory cancer, where the skin of the breast is red and swollen, is classified in this stage, regardless of size.
Stage 4 is invasive cancer found outside the breast and axillary lymph nodes, or “metastatic” to distant sites. At this stage, it does not matter how large the primary cancer in the breast is. Nor does it matter whether axillary/clavicle/breast bone lymph nodes have cancer or not. The most common sites for metastasis for breast cancer are bone and liver, followed by lungs and brain. Standard testing include bone scan and CT scan of the chest, abdomen and pelvis. More recently, PET scan is often done to look for cancer spread. Sometimes, a brain MRI or CT is also useful.
Dr. Mai Brooks is a surgical oncologist/general surgeon, with expertise in early detection and prevention of cancer. More at http://www.drbrooksmd.com, and http://thecancerexperience.wordpress.com/.
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