Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Vit D is a hormone misnamed a vitamin – and it has potent anti-inflammatory benefits. Here it is used for breast cancer.    Quantum Dots Deliver Vitamin D to Tumors for Possible Inflammatory Breast Cancer Treatment Feb.…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)  strikes fear in hearts of ladies worldwide because it implies that 3 commonly available targets for chemotherapy drugs (estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors and Her2Nu receptors) are not available to help fight their…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  The scientist considers it too early to recommend green tea. Yet the clinician thinks: “Hmm… it has used for centuries in a population which traditionally has a very low incidence of cancer and seems to impart no…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Study Sheds New Light On the Progression and Invasiveness of Ductal Breast Cancer ScienceDaily (Oct. 16, 2012) — Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is considered a precursor lesion for invasive breast cancer if untreated, and is found…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  “Oops” is an understatement.   All radiologists and oncologist need to remember their primary vow as doctors: Primum non Nocere”   “First do no harm”.   Want breast cancer?    Get synthetic hormones in menopause (progestin in…
Mammograms: pros and cons

Mammogram’s Role as Savior Is Tested By TARA PARKER-POPE Stuart Bradford Has the power of the mammogram been oversold? At a time when medical experts are rethinking screening guidelines for prostate and cervical cancer, many doctors say it’s also time to set the record straight about…

Dr.  Weeks’  Comment:      Never forget:  Primum non nocere   or  “First do no harm”…   thermography vs. mammography.  Why not start with the non-toxic option? – Careful Look at the benefits of Mammography January 3, 2010 MindBody News Mammography statistics are misleading…