The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Sleuth Journal
Breast cancer treatment can have devastating effects on quality of life, but recently two bee products have been found to significantly reduce some their most common adverse effects.
Few things are as dissonant to me as the use of so-called “anti-hormone drugs” in breast cancer patients to prevent recurrence. Not only are these drugs extremely toxic, with Tamoxifen classified by the World Health Organization as a known carcinogen and a list of over two dozen adverse effects associated with their use on our database, but their much tauted “life saving” benefits may only be theoretical. Furthermore, their use is often completely unjustified given the prevalence of breast cancer overdiagnosis.
First, the Problem with Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis
For those who are not yet aware, it has been estimated that thousands of women each year are subject to breast cancer overdiagnosis. Overdiagnosis is actually a technical-sounding euphemism. What is actually happeningpost was originally published on this site