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Questions about a possible link between our diets and one of the deadliest forms of cancer.
According to researchers in just a small amount of processed meat every day -- significantly raise your risk.
Of pancreatic cancer.
Doctor Mark Siegel is a member of hypothetically team and this is one of the most deadly forms I mean you know Patrick Swayze was one of the most recent.
Example but it tends to take your life rather quickly and now they're saying.
That is it just pork products or is it processed meat of any kind.
It's processed meat of any crime but they look really a sausage and bacon.
And I have to tell you what the problem here is as your your alluded to pancreatic cancer has a 5%.
Five year survival rate is the most deadly cancer we have.
And normally I can even diagnosing -- -- it's too late.
Because you don't know what's coming on you just feel a little lucky you don't feel yourself you have a little weight loss may be some back pain I often can't find a -- to too -- So we really don't want to increase the risk of this in this study looked at over 6000 people to Swedish study.
And it was published in the British journal of cancer and -- found a 20% increase in pancreatic cancer.
For people -- just have one piece of sausage or -- or two strips of bacon.
Now and is it the proof is it just sausage and bacon or -- im not sure a lot of our viewers have a ham sandwich and couple times a week another wondering whether they show that it's -- pork products it's ore processed meat.
Sort of like deli meat right so right Turkey from the Dell eight -- -- legislate from the deputy.
I didn't study that they didn't start -- So processed meat means sausage bacon -- -- -- a hot dog something that involves processor.
How about burgers because they talked in the -- to study about eating a small burger every day increase your risk.
Burgers increased your -- in -- -- by 30% but they didn't find the same thing in women so they're not sure what to make of that.
But I'll tell you what's really disturbing -- -- with a sausage.
And the -- when they doubled it Pena had two accuses -- today it increased your -- 38%.
That's I was at a real risk to make you shouldn't mean doing that anyway the warrior heart I have no no you're reading of it.
The worse it is the more sausage the more bacon the more hot dogs the more processed foods red meat probably also but we don't know for sure.
Hot dogs interest into these kids get that at -- you get that their kids a lot of kids like hot dogs that it they have that -- you know it's something to consider.
When feeding your child before LA go wanna talk -- -- little bit about these girls with a -- -- lights -- -- Symptoms Trace Gallagher saying that they know what it is they're -- the girls to something to treat it but they're not telling the parents which is very strange.
You say you have a theory on what may have caused her -- like syndrome in twelve girls.
At a school -- once I have almost no doubt about this though I can't -- -- by the way if the kids know.
They can tell their parent capital prancing about it's preposterous but from a public health point of view there's an obligation here of the something in the school.
For everybody to know about it can't keep under wraps it over -- patient privacy issues what you're -- -- Nevada is clearly an ulcer.
I think it's probably chronic strep infections there's something called pandas.
Pediatric autoimmune -- psychiatric syndrome which is a chronic strep infection it closes a toxin can cause -- it can cause tourette's syndrome it's very common and it's why twelve girls would get -- in one school it's treated.
By antibiotics takes a long time to get rid of it it's what I predict you're gonna hear -- his.
Just isn't it just is another matter -- if you've got a twelve year old patient.
I mean there's -- a violation -- telling her parents what's wrong with her is.
There aren't like that -- parents bring their kids -- -- -- a pediatrician all the time in the futures and give the information took its.
-- you should do a telescope court on this -- -- murky waters if it's a teenager.
We try to protect patient privacy and all the time and you might imagine with sexually transmitted diseases with.
Pro with pregnancy we don't always tell the parents.
If -- teen says I don't want my parent -- -- we try to protect that.
But not if there's a public health groups wow that's an interesting case doctor -- always a pleasure sir -- thank you very much.
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