Cancer Causing Cosmetics: Poisons in Your Bathroom

Chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products are currently unregulated. Ingredients such as pthalates, coal tar, talc and parabens have been linked to increased risk of cancer. Many have been banned in Europe but not in the United States. Two excellent sources of information about toxic chemicals in our cosmetics are FemmeToxic (see their list of the “ToxicTwenty”, the most dangerous

Foods that Stop Cancer Growth

foods that stop cancer growth

Fight Cancer In Your Kitchen! In order for microscopic cancer cells to grow into a tumor mass and spread though the body, a blood supply is required. The creation of new blood vessels is called…

Is Soy Safe? Breast Cancer and Menopause

The use of soy phytoestrogens (plant estrogens) for breast cancer survivors and menopausal women have been widely misunderstood. The controversy has stemmed both from lack of good research and the fact that a food component, isoflavones,  has…

Friendship, Longevity and Survival

As life unfolds and challenges arise, having a support system of family and nourishing friendships is vital. Statistics show that cancer patients with family support and a network of friends or those that join support groups have better outcomes and better quality of life.

Cancer Fighting Foods

Red grapes, strawberries, soybeans, dark chocolate, oranges, and green tea are among the foods with the ability to prevent blood vessel growth and thus slow the spread of cancer. ‘What we eat is really our chemotherapy three times a day’

BEWARE: Antibiotics Linked to Breast Cancer

Study Shows Link Between Antibiotic Use and Increased Risk of Breast Cancer | The study concluded that the more antibiotics women use over the course of their lifetime, the higher their risk of breast cancer.

Foods that Starve Cancer

Dr. William Li, M.D. asks Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?  Here is an amazing talk that describes how the process of angiogenesis, by which cancer cells make new networks of blood vessels can be…

Empowering Personal Recovery from Cancer

Cancer patients undergoing surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal therapy, cancer patients in recovery as well as cancer survivors all deal with quality of life issues. Integrative Oncology and Alternative Cancer Care focus on the needs…