Angelina Jolie, BRCA Gene, Preventive Cancer Surgery

Angelina Jolie BRCA Gene and Preventive Cancer Surgery by Jeffrey Dach MD Angelina Jolie’s story in a New York Times Op Ed revealed the celebrity underwent not only a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy about two years ago, but also more recently, … Continue reading

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? by Jeffrey Dach MD An Exciting Time for Medicinal Cannabis This article is part one. For part two click here. It is an exciting time for medicinal cannabis, now legal in twenty three … Continue reading

Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD

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Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD Iodine May be Useful as Adjunct Treatment of Breast Cancer, the Overwhelming Evidence This article is Part Two of a series. For Part One Click Here. Spontaneous Regression of Breast Cancer … Continue reading

Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer

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Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer   by Jeffrey Dach MD Thanks to Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. who alerted me via email about a report that synthetic chemically altered hormones cause breast cancer published March 29, 2013 in the Journal of … Continue reading

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone I received this email from a patient: Hello Dr Dach, I mentioned to my mom this evening that I would start to take progesterone pills next month for a portion of my cycle. … Continue reading

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer Wrong Again

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer Wrong Again

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again Ignoring the Environmental Cause by Jeffrey Dach MD An article appeared in the San Fransisco Chronical entitled, “Risk Factors of Breast Cancer – How to Reduce Them” by Dr. Nima Grissom breast surgeon. … Continue reading

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson by Jeffrey Dach MD Although Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, I believe she deserves recognition as one of the “Great Women In Medicine” .  I will explain why.  Her landmark book, “Silent Spring”, … Continue reading

Think Purple for Breast Cancer

Think Purple for Breast Cancer Month by Jeffrey Dach MD

Think Purple for Breast Cancer Month Perhaps you noticed the crowds of people wearing pink tee shirts and pink ribbons raising awareness for breast cancer.  Pink is nice and everything, but I think it is the wrong color. I suggest  … Continue reading

Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD

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Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study .  Another study showing screening mammography does little to reduce mortality from breast cancer…to Read More Click Here

Laura Esserman Questions Screening Mammography

Laura Esserman MD Rethinking Screening MAMMOGRAPHY

Dr Laura Esserman Questions Screening Mammography in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).   After reviewing 20 years of breast cancer mortality data, her conclusion is not favorable…To read More Click Here

Breast Cancer Survivors and Bioidentical Hormones

Bioidentical Hormones for Breast Cancer Survivors  by Jeffrey Dach MD Thirty Five years ago, surgeon Steven Economou MD asked me, “Does Estrogen cause breast cancer, and does hormone replacement increase cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors?” We now have the … Continue reading

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow.… A Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD If you are a woman diagnosed with fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer, you need to read this book.    If you are a woman who undergoes repeated … Continue reading

Synthetic Hormones Found to Cause Breast Cancer, Again

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Synthetic Hormones Found to Cause Breast Cancer, Again by Jeffrey Dach MD A friend and colleague, Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. (3) sent me an email about a new report that women’s hormones cause breast cancer.  This was published March 29 … Continue reading

Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study

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Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Today the LA Times and other news media reported a Danish study about the psychological toll of false positive mammograms as if this was news.(1) Surprisingly, negative feelings arising … Continue reading