Cancer Recovery & Prevention

Must-Have Supplements for the Survivor or ANYONE Looking to Prevent Cancer

// Over the years and after lots of research, I have accumulated quite a few supplements that I take daily. Below are a few of these supplements that I think are very important to survivors and anyone looking to fight and/or prevent cancer... I hope this would be everyone. Chia Seed Chia seed is a great super-food. It’s packed with more antioxidants than blueberries, fiber, Omega 3s and is great for annihilating free radicals! Plus they are cheap. Milk Thistle Milk [...]

Chia Seeds: A Super-Food that is Great for the Survivor!

// Nowadays you hear all of the talk about processed food, about foods that are not organic, foods that aren't natural, foods that are not gluten-free, foods that cause allergies like milk and peanuts. But...what if there was a food that was high in protein, high in antioxidants, gluten-free and was simple to add to most any recipe? Well, duh, that food would be Chia seeds. Yes, the little seeds that us children of the 80's saw [...]

coffee and the brain

Coffee and Tea Consumption in Relation to Brain Cancer – by Dr. Henrietta M Nielsen

The naturally caffeinated beverages coffee and tea are the most frequently consumed beverages in the world. Both contain high levels of caffeine and polyphenols which have been researched extensively in regard to their beneficial health and risk lowering effects on several diseases. The exact mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of coffee consumption on various disorders are however not entirely clear and may be hard to distill due to specific lifestyle factors often associated with coffee consumption. The latter was recently [...]

4 Methods For Quitting Smoking To Lead A Healthier Life

4 Methods For Quitting Smoking To Lead A Healthier Life It is no secret that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health and one of the biggest factors when it comes to lung cancer, despite this knowledge it still doesn't stop millions of people around the world from doing it. I know first hand how addictive nicotine as a substance can be, 15 years of smoking cigarettes can attest to that. Luckily there are ways to fight the addiction and also [...]

lung cancer

Lung Cancer: About it, Causes and Prevention – by Dr. Shashi Sharma

Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer that I deal with on a daily basis. The usual route that one takes to my office starts with a chest x-ray or CT-scan of the chest which is done by some other physician for a symptom such as cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain. The chest x-ray is abnormal showing a spot or a mass—ranging in size from a pea to a grapefruit. Patients and their families are appropriately [...]

After Cancer Treatment: Starting Over and Looking Out for YOU!

Finishing up chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments can be one of the most memorable and exciting times in a cancer survivor’s life. However, many patients rarely know where to start after treatment and what problems may arise in the future due to treatment; and knowing what types of problems to look out for can be crucial in order to live a quality and healthy life moving forward. Combining awareness with education puts you way ahead of things should any problem [...]

Skin Cancer: The Types of Skin Cancer, How to Prevent It, and Treatment Options – by Dr. Joshua Lane

// Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. There are hundreds of different types of skin cancers; however, the most common types include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. The first two (basal and squamous cell carcinoma) are directly related to sun exposure. Melanoma is linked to both sun exposure and genetic tendencies. Use of tanning beds has been proven correlation to the incidence of melanoma. The key to management of skin cancer of [...]

reasons why you should take fish oil

Omega-3s and Turmeric Kill Cancer

Since I'm a 4-time survivor of cancer, I find myself always trying to keep up with the latest in medical research and supplements. A big part of my life is supplementation and prevention. I try to eat right, exercise and take natural supplements that have been proven to prevent, fight and even kill cancer. I've always known that omega-3's were great for the body. They help reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, cholesterol, stabilize mood, improve memory and clear up skin, [...]