Category Archives for Caregivers

Caregiving the Cancer Survivor with PTSD

“A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live

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Myeloma Caregivers Need SUPPORT!

“By identifying the specific needs of these myeloma caregivers, it will be possible to develop practical initiatives, targeting both health-related and logistical aspects of care, so as to support them

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Tips for Caregivers – Choosing the Right Medical Alert System

Medical alert systems, fall monitor, medical-emergency-response-system (MERS), or personal-emergency-response-system (PERS.) These systems provide seniors with a tool for independent living, as well as

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Less is more in Node-Negative Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Pooled analysis of four retrospective studies showed no significant difference in nodal recurrence in node-negative nasopharyngeal cancer, whether in-field or out-of-field recurrence. There was also no

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Bromelain Enzyme Potent Anti-Breast Cancer Effect

“Autophagy-inducing property of bromelain can be further exploited in breast cancer (BC) therapy…Bromelain has been reported to promote apoptosis, particularly in breast cancer cells…” I

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Is it “you have cancer” or “you have IDLE?” Prevent Cancer Overtreatment

The panel said the overdiagnosis and overtreatment concern also extends to precancerous conditions that have only a small percentage chance of becoming cancer “You have Cancer…” is the

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Integrative Mesothelioma Therapy-Bromelain & Curcumin

“Our data indicates that curcumin has a double effect on Malignant Mesothelioma cells through induction of pyroptosis while subsequently protecting against inflammation.” Mesothelioma is a

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How to Prepare Your House for a Family Member in Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a common treatment for cancer patients. The treatment itself is very effective in treating different types of cancer, but it is not without its side effects. In many cases, the side effects

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Pediatric Cancer- Enhance Chemo, Ease Toxicity Through Nutritional and Herbal Supplementation

Pediatric Cancer patients endure greater toxicity achieving cures though these patients may experience greater health challenges later in life Pediatric Cancer management is more difficult than adult cancer

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Do nutritional supplements really work for cancer patients?

Yes, nutritional supplements “work” for cancer patients. I supplement daily (see below) with many of the below and have remained in complete remission since 1999. Extensive research has shown

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