Surviving cancer may not mean living without pain. At least two years after diagnosis 20% of cancer survivors suffer cancer-related chronic pain. Look to Alternative Cancer Care and Acupuncture for Relief of Cancer Related Pain.
Cordyceps sinensis (CS) is a fungus that has been historically used for over 2,000 years throughout China and Asia as part of treatment for a variety of conditions including many cancers.
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.
Cancer survivors want one thing: to never have to go through the cancer experience again. All cancer survivors worry about a recurrence. All cancer survivors wish to survive and thrive and live long and well. Cancer survivors also want to see their kids grow up, feel alive, energetic, have sex again, play with their kids, get a good nights sleep, return to normal, to the life and person they knew BEFORE cancer. This morning I wrote these words, both practical and heartful, to a cancer survivor about healing and the shape of life now.
Cancer Patients Are At High Rick For Bone Loss . Chinese Herbs have been used traditionally and have also been studied in modern times as a source of bone nourishing plant substances that can promote healthy bone and reduce risk of bone loss.
The Bottom Line and the Good News is MORE EXERCISE AND ACTIVITY = LESS CANCER RISK. In fact, leading edge integrative oncologist Keith Block MD feels so strongly about the benefits of exercise to cancer patients that he encourages his patients to get on a treadmill during their chemotherapy treatments in his clinic! Gone are the days when cancer patients and cancer survivors convalesce and loll about. Sedentary is OUT. Active is IN.
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.
vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free Delicious Shiitake Mushrooms combined with the garlic, ginger, onions, and chili peppers all contribute immunity-boosting, infection and cancer fighting properties. This just might replace gramma’s chicken soup cure!!…
an herbal medicine and chemotherapy work together for the benefit of cancer patients? Several studies show that the extract of Milk Thistle seeds (Silybum marianum), particulary the phytochemicals silibinin and silymarin not only protect delicate kidney cells and tubules from damage, but also protects cels from nerve damage and the development of chemotherapy induced nerve damage and pain. Components of Milk Thistle have also been shown to enhance the effects of some chemotherapy agents.
All patients receiving chemotherapy suffer toxic side effects. The most common complaint is chemotherapy related fatigue. A recent study found that that Stage 2 and Stage 3 breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy reported less fatigue and improved quality of life when the herbal medicine Ashwaganda was used during the course of their treatment. Here is the elegant marriage of modern science and ancient healing wisdom.