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Radiotherapy Lung Cancer Reduce Survival 20%

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“Radiotherapy treatment for lung cancer could have a negative effect on the health of your heart new research has found.”

Radiation can kill cancer. This is a fact. But radiation also causes collateral damage to healthy cells. This is also a fact. I know because I have experienced both the positive and negative effects of radiation therapy. The challenge lung cancer patients face is that their radiation therapy treatment may damage their heart. These two organs are quite near each other…

Collateral damage aka side effects from conventional toxic cancer therapies is nothing new. If you are like me however, you trust your oncologist or radiation oncologist in this case, not to expose you to a therapy that can kill you.

Keep in mind that, according to the study linked and excerpted below, oncologists simply don’t understand certain negative aspects of some of the toxic therapies they administer.

If you are considering radiation therapy anywhere near your heart or if you have already had radiation therapy anywhere near your heart please consider both resveritrol and CoQ10. I supplement with

to keep my heart healthy and I recommend them for you as well. I also exercise, modestly, but frequently. I take a sauna several times each week and my diet is largely fruits and veggies.

According to the past five years of annual echocardiograms, my heart health is either stable or improving depending on the metric that you look at. All without conventional heart meds.

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Thank you,

David Emerson

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

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Lung cancer treatment could be having negative health effect on hearts

“Radiotherapy treatment for lung cancer could have a negative effect on the health of your heart new research has found…

Scientists from The University of Manchester’s Division of Cancer Sciences and The Christie NHS Foundation say it (radiotherapy treatment for lung cancer) could reduce survival rates in those receiving the therapy by up to 20 per cent.

Radiotherapy plays a major role in curative-intent treatment of and advances in technology have enabled doses to be delivered to a larger proportion of . However, over the past two years, evidence has emerged showing radioactivity of the heart from is increasing mortality rates…

“We found that the radiation may cause an extra burden on the heart and even small amounts of radiation may have an effect. We have identified the top of the heart in particular as a dose-sensitive region, where excess dose results in poorer patient survival.”

Patients receiving a higher dose of radiotherapy to this region of the heart have a 20% higher risk of than those getting a lower dose he says. One of the key reasons for such high numbers in lung cancer patients is that their tumours can often be much closer to the heart than other forms of cancer. This means some radiation will inevitably hit the organ, having an adverse effect…”

Resveratrol reduces radiation-induced chromosome aberration frequencies in mouse bone marrow cells.

“This study is the first to demonstrate that resveratrol has radioprotective effects in vivo. These results support the use of resveratrol as a radioprotector with the potential for widespread application…”



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Cancer Treatment says 6 years ago

Hi David.Great article. My Teacher is experiencing a sore throat and swallowing problems. I’ve read an article somewhere about the signs of throat cancer.As stated in the article,If you are experiencing a no-stopping throat soreness or pain, it can be a sign of throat cancer. Do you agree?

    David Emerson says 6 years ago

    Hi Rachael-

    I would have to know more about your teacher’s situation to speak about his/her health issues.



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