Looking for an independent, reliable reference site about cancer nutrition? I like this one:
I’ve been seeing this news all over the internet. I’m concerned that the study size was too small (18), and the model and executions were flawed. Still, the premise makes perfect sense:
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 wasn’t even aware that there were enzyme supplements. Learn something new everyday! Which is why you’re probably reading my blog!
Know how sometimes you save something, thinking you may need it in the future? Pattie and I are going through that a lot these days, having recently moved across Florida into a home we’re renovating on Florida’s East Coast.
For years I have been preaching that it’s best for cancer patients to avoid antioxidant supplements, especially during chemotherapy. Since many blood cancer patients–like me–seem to be on perpetual therapy, I suggested eating a diet rich in antioxidants and stopping there.
Another look at a anti-cancer nutritional protocol that has been around for decades:
I found this Suzy Cohen’s Newsday article about natural alternatives to manufactured drugs helpful:
I just completed a series of posts I wrote about an informative and fascinating on-air discussion I hosted two weeks ago with cancer nutritional expert, Dr. Donald Abrams.
I wanted to share Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s helpful guide to help you identify reputable nutritional supplement suppliers:
There has been a flood of news articles condemning taking vitamins as a waste of time and money:
Breast cancer is always in the news. Here’s a pair of links from a website called FoodConsumer.org, touting supplements as a way to prevent it. See what you think:
Check out this recent article I read in the Fall edition of Cure Magazine, giving a thumbs up to a supplement called Pomi-T. A pomegranate abstract, Pom-T also contains green tea (not good for Velcade users 24 hours each side of an infusion), turmeric (curcumin) and broccoli.
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:
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:
Based on what alternative medicine writer, Cathy Wong says, the answer is “NO!”
Antioxidants dangerous? Some can be if you take too much. Or if cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy use them and it helps cancer cells to recover from treatment.
This is an ongoing debate: Is soy good or bad for prostate cancer survivors? Here’s a comprehensive update, courtesy MedPage TODAY: