We fight cancer by working with our team of doctors on the best treatment for our diagnosis.  We fight cancer by putting clean cancer-fighting foods in our body.   We fight cancer by moving and keeping our immune system strong.  But after treatment we want to keep cancer away.  A good start is to remove any cancer causing toxins that are around you.

Pure and clean environment

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Look around your home.  Try to identify and eliminate any cancer-causing chemicals from your environment.   Unfortunately, there are many toxins in our environment that are allowed, because they exist at 'safe' levels.  There may be small amounts of radon gas in your home.  Harsh chemicals in your cleaning products.  Preservatives in the lotion you use every day. 

These little bits can add up.  You may not be able to completely eliminate them, but you can reduce them.  And you can do what you can to regularly flush out toxins before they build up in your body.

 

Radon is an odorless, colorless radioactive gas that, over time, with repeated exposure, can damage DNA in a way that causes cancer.  Radon is released from the ground, and can enter your home through cracks in the foundation, through openings…

Parabens are used in a number of personal care products, like deodorant, shampoo, lotion or makeup.  If you look at the ingredient list, you'll see them listed as methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben or isobutylparaben - anythi

A simple way you can reduce the toxins in your environment is to switch to all-natural cleaning products.  Many common household cleaning products contain toxins that may increase risk of cancer.  According to the American Lung Association, VOCs…

It's hard to escape toxins in our environment. With radon seeping up from the ground, chemicals in our cleaning products, synthetic carpets releasing VOCs, or even a diesel truck idling outside your window - we are constantly exposed to some level…

We all know the recommendation to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day.  This is important for hydration, but it's also the best way to remove toxins from your body.  Your kidneys need water to do their job of eliminating toxins, so if you do

Another healthy water to try is cucumber water.  If lemon water is too acidic for you, or bothers your teeth, or even if you want the health benefits of cucumber, drinking cucumber water as part of your detox plan is a perfect choice.