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Topic: Zinc Deficiency Could be a Factor in Breast Cancer Development

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017 02:59AM

Fearless59 wrote:


For those of you looking for non-traditional helpful hints, I wanted to share this short excerpt from the "The Truth About Cancer" website, and the name of the article is: "Zinc Deficiency and Cancer Growth: What's Your Risk?" Prostate & Breast Cancers:

Zinc is especially important in prostate and breast cancers. People with the BRCA1 gene have the highest known risk for developing breast cancer. In 2012 a cohort of individuals with the gene identified were examined. The researchers found a lower risk of cancer development in the people with the highest concentrations of zinc. The same study also found that the individuals with the lowest levels of zinc in their bodies had a significantly increased risk of breast cancer developing.

Dx 12/7/2016, DCIS/IDC, Left, 6cm+, Stage IIB, 1/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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