A study (published in Canadian Medical Association Journal) reports that postmenopausal women with a prior history of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer had a significantly lower risk (33% less!!) of breast cancer recurrence when they consumed ... [Read More]
A Diet that Defies Cancer
In this section, you will learn lots of great information on anti-cancer nutrition. We will review the latest science on this rapidly evolving topic, and help you make better choices on what you eat.
It is fairly common for patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy to develop side effects that can lead to weight loss, dehydration, diarrhea or constipation. Diminished appetite and taste changes (i.e. certain foods may lose their ... [Read More]
In a study presented, in June 2010, (at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting), investigators report a 69% response rate (reduction in lymphocyte count by >/=20% or a 50% reduction in lymph node size) in patients with a common ... [Read More]
I was no fan of broccoli when I was a kid. My mom used to have to serve it to me with melted cheese just so that I would eat it. Fortunately my taste has evolved and I love it now. Breast Cancer: In a recent study, investigators discovered that a ... [Read More]
An interesting study (published in 2009, in the Journal of Gerontology, Biological Sciences) investigated the effects of immune function after a 6-month diet (10-30% calorie reduced) in overweight participants. The authors found that after this short ... [Read More]