Free Exercise Program for Women with Cancer Just a few blocks from my Integrative Cancer Care and Wellness Medicine clinic in Santa Monica, California, the local chapter of the YMCA hosts Encore: A Free Program for…
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.
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.
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 ”
This is a great cookbook, not only for cancer patients and cancer survivors, but for anyone who wants to eat a super healthy diet that also fights cancer with food!!
The relationship between cancer and inflammation is well established. There is a strong association between chronic, ongoing inflammation in the body and the occurrence of cancer. It is most obviously demonstrated with the increased chance (five to seven times higher than the general population) for people with chronic inflammatory diseases.
By composing a diet out of the foods on this list, you will be choosing to:
detoxify cancer causing substances
support your immune system
block cancer cells from invading other tissues
promote self-destruction of cancer cells through apoptosis
protect healthy cells with foods containing high levels of anti-oxidants and nutrients
stop the growth and spread of cancer by blocking the development of new blood vessels to cancer cells (angiogenesis)
Green tea can lead to effective fat loss while preserving muscle, turning you into a lean fat burning machine. Green tea catechin ECGC keeps levels of the fat burning hormone norepinephrine high so you lose…