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.

The Gift of Cancer

Image by alles-schlumpf via Flickr A cancer diagnosis comes with many challenges and many unexpected gifts. In an alternative cancer model, which is one of  integration and healing, I encourage patients to use the experience…

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…