Navigation Links
Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House
Date:9/2/2011

By Jenifer Goodwin
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- At age 36, Charles Ruma had a wife, young son and a successful career as a home builder. His diagnosis with testicular cancer came as a shock.

"At the time I thought cancer was a disease of the older population," Ruma said. "I felt healthy and strong and I had no idea anything was wrong. It was scary to hear those words."

During his recovery from surgery to remove the tumor, Ruma decided he wanted to do something to aid the fight against cancer.

So Ruma, with the help of experts at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center at Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital where he was treated, put his skills to work and built "Home for Hope," a "cancer-fighting" house, using materials that are free of carcinogens and a layout designed to promote the sort of healthy lifestyle that studies suggest offers some protections from cancer.

In the kitchen of the 3,100-square-foot house in Dublin, Ohio, there's a steam oven, a cooking method that helps to retain nutrients in food and prevents meats from becoming charred. Meat cooked to high temperatures by frying or grilling over an open flame, especially if it's charred or well-done, has been linked to pancreatic cancer, studies suggest.

In the yard, they planted a vegetable garden with assorted fruits and vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower, blackberries, blueberries and tomatoes. Though no one food has been proven to prevent cancer, research does show that a plant-based diet may help, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Research shows that a diet high in animal fats may increase risk of colon cancer, and that eating a diet high in fiber may help prevent it, said Dr. Steven Clinton, a professor of medical oncology and director of genitourinary oncology at James Cancer Hospital.

Obesity has also been linked to certain types of cancers, inclu
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. ASTRO, Gilda’s Club South Florida join to promote cancer survivorship
2. Unemployment Higher Among Childhood Cancer Survivors in Poor Health
3. Survivors of Brain Hemorrhage May Experience PTSD
4. Heart attack survivors from poorer neighborhoods get less exercise
5. Study: Doctors differ in how best to care for Americas 12 million cancer survivors
6. Childhood cancer survivors are at high risk for multiple tumors as they age
7. Cancer survivors have lower employment rates and work fewer hours
8. Cancer Survivors Face High Health Costs Over Long Term: Report
9. Cancer survivors spend more on health care
10. Childhood Cancer Survivors at Greater Risk for Tumors as Adults
11. Supplement found to improve quality of life for female cancer survivors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House 
(Date:7/22/2014)... 22, 2014 A Florida woman has ... that alleges the death of her husband was the ... thinner, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to her complaint, ... for the Southern District of Florida on June 23rd, ... suffered a subdural hemorrhage the following June. Despite emergency ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July ... pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma ... that, compared with children born from mothers of normal weight, ... up to 20 to 30 percent higher odds of asthma," ... pediatrics at Children,s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Forno,s team also ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 2014) The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will ... of Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, MD, of the ... Beutler Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances ... Ernest Beutler Lecture, named for the late Ernest Beutler, ... more than 50 years, is a two-part lectureship that ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... of the Clean Plate Club you eat pretty much ... A new Cornell University study shows that the average ... his or her plate. "If you put it ... Wansink Ph.D., author of the forthcoming book, Slim by Design, ... Brand Lab. , Wansink and co-author Katherine Abowd Johnson analyzed ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... disease, Dr. Ross Feldman says women are often in the ... men,s-only disease, however, data has shown that post-menopausal women are ... are less likely to be adequately diagnosed and treated. New ... British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology brings to light ... to identify which women are more prone to heart disease. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 2Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 3Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 2Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 3Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 4Health News:Gene variant identified as a heart disease risk factor for women 2
... February issue of PNAS that understanding and treating cholesterol-related ... discovery of a receptor in the cells of mice ... during a study of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), a rare ... They said that Pregnane X receptor (PXR)// is present ...
... curvature of the spine diagnosed after the age ten, ... to earlier belief that the condition increases mortality rates ... related to the curvature. Researchers from the University of ... with LIS appear to experience only little physical// impairment ...
... to be launched by researchers from the UK and Netherlands ... with cancer. The research will be led by Dr. Julian ... Dr. René Bernards of the Netherlands Cancer Institute. This research ... and will have scientists looking at nearly 10,000 genes, inactivating ...
... journal, Cancer Cell reported that scientists have discovered why some ... others. Researchers have found that high levels of a specific ... drugs such as Taxol, which are used to treat a ... the// researchers focused on a molecule called AURORA-A which is ...
... has shown that those who smoke face the highest ... However, researchers added that more studies are needed before ... of cross-sectional data obtained from the US National Household ... from 1994 to 1996) was conducted. A total// of ...
... from the Department of Human Services at the University ... elevated levels of abdominal visceral fat are associated with ... was also found to be a primary determinant in ... investigators assessed// plasma lipids and lipoproteins and their relationships ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cancer gene mystery to be cracked! 2
(Date:7/22/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the market for interventional ... remain relatively stagnant at a value of around $80 million ... intervention (PCI) volumes are growing faster in Canada ... the United States and Europe ... increase in penetration of PCI procedures relative to coronary artery ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... According to a new ... (Technology Types - Near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and ... Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the ... is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% from ... was the largest contributor to global process spectroscopy market ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014  Eyeon Therapeutics has received ... treatment based on a charged hydrophilic polymer developed at ... has been shown to be safe and effective in ... MD, CEO states, "This first set of claims around ... way to moving this technology into the commercial phase.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 2The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 3Process Spectroscopy Market Expected to Reach USD 1,179.6 Million in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Process Spectroscopy Market Expected to Reach USD 1,179.6 Million in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Process Spectroscopy Market Expected to Reach USD 1,179.6 Million in 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Particle Sciences and Eyeon Therapeutics Receive Patent on Novel Dry Eye Technology 2
... 12, 2011 Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ... on August 29, 2011, as Vice President, Finance and Chief ... Arena for over 13 years before departing in March to ... a valuable leader who has been a key contributor to ...
... 2011 5 modules - 2 weeks - ... to announce that the Stability Testing Online Training Course is proving ... ,The secret behind the Stability testing Online Training Course ... is its user-friendly format which allows flexible and interactive high standard, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Robert Hoffman to Rejoin Arena Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer 2Robert Hoffman to Rejoin Arena Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer 3Stability Testing Course is Taking the Online Training Format by Storm! 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: