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• Your Health- Compassionate Cancer Care
Naturopathic Oncology is providing important support for people undergoing various treatments for cancer. Integrating medical and naturopathic care is proving to be an effective way to enhancing survival and quality of life. Included in this section are articles on combining radiation and antioxidants and enhancing chemotherapy with Vitamin C. There is also advice on reducing your risk of cancer and the latest information on breast cancer. In the months ahead you can expect more articles on how naturopathic medicine can be an effective strategy in the fight against cancer.
Combining Radiation & Antioxidants
In 2005 a Canadian study revealed that in patients with Head & Neck cancers who were taking the synthetic vitamins E & beta-carotene (no others) together with radiation treatment, it appeared to improve the side effects of treatment but yet were also linked with a higher local recurrence risk...
Enhancing Chemotherapy with Vitamin C
Vitamin C incorporated together with chemotherapy can make them synergize and work better (i.e.a term known as "chemo-sensitizing") and/or help to overcome chemotherapy resistance...
Top 10 Myths Surrounding Breast Cancer
There is an increasing body of research demonstrating a link between cancer and diet, lifestyle, and environmental factors. See below for my Top Ten Myths about Breast Cancer...