Category Archives for Survivors

Managing Brain Damage in Head/Neck Cancer

In a pilot study of the association, Razak and colleagues found that nine of 10 survivors of head/neck cancer had deficits in various aspects of neurocognitive function two years after treatment…” When my

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Acupuncture Relieves Dry Mouth from Radiation in Head/Neck Cancer

Patients who have received radiation for head/neck cancer often suffer from the unpleasant and distressing side-effect of a dry mouth, caused by damage to their salivary glands from the radiation  Xerostomia,

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Mammography Does NOT Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality

“for each breast cancer death prevented, about three over-diagnosed cases will be identified and treated.” “MAMMOGRAMS SAVE LIVES” is often a rallying cry for many breast cancer

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The Cost of Surviving AYA Cancer- Suleika Jaouad

Between co-payments, out-of-network costs, the out-of-pocket costs of my AYA cancer care have already amounted to tens of thousands of dollars… Patients don’t know what they don’t know.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis, Venous Thromboembolism aka Blood Clot in cancer patients and survivors

It is a well-known fact that chemotherapy can induce endothelial dysfunction and contribute to cardiovascular side effects, with both venous and arterial thromboembolism (blood clot) associated with cisplatin Venous

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Multiple Myeloma- The Cure vs. Control Debate

Although not often openly acknowledged, “cure vs control” is the dominant philosophical difference behind many of the strategies, trials, and debates related to the management of myeloma- You have

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Antineoplaston Therapy and the Burzynski Research Institute-Multiple Myeloma and me-

Antineoplaston Therapy (ANP) May be Controversial but It Put my Multiple Myeloma in Complete Remission where it has remained since 1999- If you look in a dictionary for the word “controversial”

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Identify, Heal Prostate Cancer Radiation Damage-

Radiation damage from prostate cancer therapy to small bowel tissue can cause acute or chronic radiation enteritis producing symptoms such as pain, bloating, nausea, faecal urgency, diarrhoea and rectal

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Lymphoma-Herbs and Antioxidant Supplementation as Therapy

“Curcumin is the pigment of turmeric, a well-known chemopreventive agent that has been shown to suppress the proliferation of a wide variety of tumor cells, including lymphoma…” Years

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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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