The Affordable Care Act helps cancer patients and their families in many ways. Download this free document from the American Cancer Society The Affordable Care Act: How It Helps People With Cancer and Their Families to learn how to get the care you need as well as your rights and protections under the new law.
Here is a list of steps your can take to OutSmart Cancer from Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, M.D. who wrote one of my favorite books, Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life. Take One Step Each Day and in only two weeks you will have transformed your life and your health. Take one step each week and in one season you will have made powerful choices that top the scales towards health and away from cancer and chronic illness.
A strong support community is critical for cancer patients, cancer survivors, friends and family members . Every day mylifeline.org provides free, personal websites to cancer patients and caregivers to easily connect with family and friends, because no patient should ever feel alone.
Tomatoes get their red/orange color from the potent cancer fighting phytochemical, Lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful cell protective antioxidant. It belongs to a large family of potent antioxidants found in foods and healing plants called carotenoids. Lycopene is also found in other red and pink foods such as watermelons, red papayas, pink grapefruit, pink guavas, red carrots, red bell peppers, cayenne pepper, and rose hips.
A new study* shows that American Ginseng may be the newest solution for relief of cancer related fatigue, the most common complaint of cancer patients.
A recent study on the relationship of EPA DHA fish oils to increased Prostate Cancer risk has raised alarm and created confusion. Here is a statement by my esteemed colleague Dr. Robert Rountree, MD. Dr. Rountree concludes, …it would be premature to stop eating fish or to discontinue taking omega-3 nutritional supplements on the basis of this study. The bottom line here is that this study shows NO CAUSE AND EFFECT relationship.
f Your Mother Had Cancer, Are You At Risk? What is The Role of Family History? Should You Get Tested? Should You Be Worried? There is a link between mothers, daughters and cancer risk. A family history of certain types of cancer can increase your risk.
Can Breast Cancer and Colon Cancer Risk Be Reduced By Choosing Anti-Cancer Mediterranean Foods? Research suggests that food choices do make a difference and may lower cancer risk. The Super Healthy Mediterranean Diet is filled with cancer fighting foods. It is primarily a plant based high fiber diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fermented foods and healthy fats and oils from olives and nuts such as almonds and walnuts, It is high in antioxidants from a wide variety of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables, including the longevity promoting phytochemical resveratrol found in red and purple grapes and red wine.
n Ancient Chinese Herb, Reishi or Ganoderma, One of the Great Medicinal Healing Mushrooms has many gifts to offer Cancer Patients. Ganoderma is one the the great Immune Modulating Tonics and has been used for centuries in Asia to enhance rejuvenating and nourishing formulas that promote vitality and longevity. Recent research specifically shows that this powerful fungus may support the health of bladder cancer patients as well.
Active Against Cancer is a book about saving your own life, preserving your health and well being, one breath, one step at a time, during and after cancer treatment. The author, Nancy Brennan, is an ovarian cancer survivor. She says,”Exercise, in moderation, helps to create the desirable anticancer conditions in your body, helping you fight cancer with exercise ”