Posts by category: cancer prevention

The Correlation Between Chronic Inflammation and Certain Cancers

Numerous studies are revealing a direct correlation between chronic inflammation and certain cancers. Cancer development appears to be linked to elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), which is produced when inflammation occurs. While acute inflammation (lasting no more than a few days) is our body’s normal response to an injury or infection, chronic inflammation may […]

Posted: 05/23/2016 | read the full post

Breast Cancer and Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management

Recent studies are showing the benefit of a therapeutic approach to Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management programs. Learn more from The Block Center.

Posted: 04/29/2016 | read the full post

The Link Between Sugary Beverages and Colon Cancer

Studies are showing a link between sugary beverages and recurrent colon cancer. Learn more from our team of integrative professionals at The Block Center.

Posted: 03/07/2016 | read the full post

Glycemia Index, Glycemia Load and Ovarian Cancer

For the past few weeks, we’ve been writing about current research on ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, research has yet to uncover much that we can do in our daily lives to significantly minimize our risk of ovarian cancer. For example, a study that tracked 82,000 women for 24 years graded their diets to see which of […]

Posted: 09/25/2015 | read the full post


Ask Dr. Block: Recurrence Prevention

This is perhaps the most overlooked aspect of conventional oncology. Once a patient is deemed “in remission,” they are typically disconnected from care – as well as any attending support – and told to come back in three to six months where diagnostic scans or blood tests will determine if the cancer has returned.  I […]

Posted: 04/08/2015 | read the full post


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