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Cancer Isn’t Just Bad Luck – Exploring Non-Genetic Causes

Cancer Isn’t Just Bad Luck – Exploring Non-Genetic Causes

April 20, 2024

Discover why genetics might not be the main culprit in cancer – watch now!

Cancer is a big concern for many people these days, and it’s no surprise: In the last fifty years since the government declared the war on cancer, the numbers haven’t gone down. Roughly 50% of people still get a cancer diagnosis at some time in their lives. What’s going wrong, and are there other effective health strategies that we can use to fight against cancer? It’s time for A Different Perspective! This week on ADP, Nicole Saleske, FNP, APNP, gives exactly that.

What’s the good news? Evidence suggests that less than 5% of cancer diagnoses today are due to genetics. There’s a reason your body works the way it does, and cancer only proves that your body is smart.

What are the action steps? There’s a reason your body does what it does, and you’re responsible for helping to support it in its proper function. Nicole Saleske, FNP, APNP provides several examples of this concept as they relate to cancer when looking at them from the metabolic approach specifically, including:

  • Blood sugar balance: There’s a saying by Dr. Francis Collins of the NIH that “genetics loads the gun; environment pulls the trigger.” Sugar can feed cancer cells, so keeping your blood sugar balanced can help starve cancer and make it difficult for it to grow and spread.
  • Toxin burden: Cancer rates have soared since the Industrial Revolution about 300 years ago, with many studies linking toxin exposures to certain cancers. Toxins are found everywhere in our lives, these days – including the water we drink.
  • The gut microbiome: The trillions of microbes that live within and on you can either increase or decrease susceptibilities to certain cancers, affecting our largest mucus membrane.
  • Stress and biorhythms: Shift work is a known carcinogen, given how much it impacts our normal circadian and hormone cycles. There is amble evidence supporting the negative effects of stress on your body’s ability to function and adapt.

Nicole Saleske, FNP, APNP, breaks down complex body processes and makes them easy to understand. This is one video no one should miss! After all, if you remove the tumor but not the process that triggered the tumor, what’s to stop the tumor from coming back?

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