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Alex Trebek: ‘I Wish I Had Known Sooner’

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning, Pancreatic Cancer

For months, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek was plagued by stomach pain. He had no idea what was causing it. 

Eventually, he went to the doctor and got a terrible diagnosis: pancreatic cancer. And it had advanced to stage 4, which is considered incurable. Median survival is only three to six months.[1] 

The good news is that Trebek has already beat those odds.… Read More

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Could This Vitamin Save Alex Trebek?

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Pancreatic Cancer

If you’re a fan of the TV show Jeopardy, you probably know that host Alex Trebek is fighting for his life.

Trebek has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. That means the disease has spread to other parts of his body.

The 79-year-old publicly announced his condition in March.

He did surprisingly well after initial treatment. In May, his doctors said he was in “near remission.”… Read More

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Pancreatic Cancer Disappeared in 70% of Mice Treated With Cannabis

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most feared and deadliest forms of cancer.

Eighty percent of patients die in less than a year. Only 8% make it five years.

It’s what took the lives of Aretha Franklin, Steve Jobs, Patrick Swayze, Luciano Pavarotti, and Joan Crawford.

And the threat keeps growing… By the end of 2020, pancreatic cancer is projected to be second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death.… Read More

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Why Alex Trebek Has a Fighting Chance

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Pancreatic Cancer

When Jeopardy host Alex Trebek recently vowed to beat stage 4 pancreatic cancer, it sounded like wishful thinking.[1]

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest five-year survival rate of any major form of cancer. Only about 8% of patients are alive five years after their diagnosis.

And because Trebek’s cancer wasn’t found until it had spread, the survival statistics for him are even more grim.… Read More

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5 Cancer Symptoms You Are Likely to Ignore

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Featured Article, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer

Most of us know the stereotypical signs of cancer, such as a change in the appearance of a mole, a lump in the breast, persistent coughing, or sudden weight loss.

But there are other symptoms that we don’t think of as pointing to cancer. We might chalk them up to something else. And it’s likely we would do nothing about them, allowing the cancer to grow and become less treatable.… Read More

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No. 1 Killer: Why Cancer Is Catching Up to Heart Disease

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer

Heart disease has been America’s top killer for decades. But a new government report shows that cancer is closing in fast.

In 2000, cancer was the number one killer in just two states, Alaska and Minnesota. But now, cancer is the top killer in 22 states and gaining fast, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control1

The chart below shows how cancer is taking over.… Read More