62% is a big percentage. More proof olive oil is a good addition to all of our diets:
How safe are artificial sweeteners? I read another article on the subject today. So many questions from cancer survivors about it.
I always knew that chemobrain was real. Years of continuous multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) therapy left my mind clouded and me grasping for words during speech that now seemed just out of reach.
Late last year I was asked to review a new book, In Your Hands: New Hope for People with Chronic Medical Conditions. I’ve been busy, so I set the lengthy paperback aside. This weekend I discovered it underneath some files. I don’t agree with the author’s premise, but the book is fascinating.
If only other cancers could feature ample breasts–without impunity–in their fundraising and informational pieces! My bias exposed, this Fox News report does feature some great suggestions. I’ve included a copy of the opening picture to help make my point:
I just wrote about curcumin (an abstract of turmeric) on Multiple Myeloma Blog.com:
There has been a lot cancer related going on in my life.
Wednesday and Thursday I ran posts on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com about an important topic for all cancer patients/survivors. Complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fast growing wellness category.
I was recently asked to contribute copy for the 2014 Cure Magazine 8th Annual Cancer Guide. To aid my task, one of the editors passed along a link to last year’s guide for newly diagnosed patients. Outstanding! And certainly not out of date; most of the material isn’t time sensitive.
Last month I had the opportunity to test a new, anti-nausea product called Psi Bands.
A fellow multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) patient sent me this email today:
The mysterious cancer fighting effect of resveratrol isn’t exactly new news. But using the compound to soften up cancer cells before they’re zapped with radiation is. The L.A. Times ran a feature article about it yesterday. Here’s an excerpt:
I’m not sure we really need a breast cancer awareness month anymore.
I haven’t read Jane Schwartzberg’s new book. But I’m looking forward to it. Like Jane, my bone marrow cancer is incurable. I’ve lived six years and hope to live six more. But the odds say I won’t make it past ten.
16 months ago I ran this post about using vinegar to safely clean fruits and vegetables. It’s worth a second look:
Not sure whether to be encouraged or discouraged by uterine cancer update in this US News and World Report article. Here’s an excerpt:
The son-in-law of a dear friend was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a few months back. I have been reading-up on it and keeping my eyes open for updates. Contributor Lisa Hill researched lifestyle choices that can increase—or reduce—the risk of developing this insidious cancer:
Check-out this innovative, outside-the-box approach to exercise from spiritual lifestyle coach, Deepak Chopra, on linkedin.com:
This is a fascinating article. Switching to more vegetable-based fats is probably a good idea for everyone. But here’s some proof: