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Diet and nutrition

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Eating a healthy diet may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

December 20, 2022

Can a plant-based diet help patients better recover from cancer treatment?

Eating a plant-based diet has so many proven benefits and may help cancer patients better manage treatment-related side effects and help them stay strong during their recovery.

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Can soy cause cancer?

November 29, 2022

Does soy cause cancer?

If you’re looking for a protein-packed alternative to meat, soy may be a good choice for you. But maybe you’ve heard a few things about soy and its connection to cancer.

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November 8, 2022

Healthy holiday eating tips for cancer patients

Cancer patients don't have to sacrifice traditional foods during the holidays. They can still look forward to all their holiday favorites—with some modifications.

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What's the difference in sugars?

October 26, 2022

Natural vs. refined sugars: What's the difference?

No evidence has been found that sugar causes or even helps cancer grow, but it may contribute to an unhealthy lifestyle that increases cancer risk.

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Seafood can be part of a healthy diet for cancer patients.

September 7, 2022

Seafood is an important part of a cancer patient’s diet, but so is knowing where it came from

Fish is an excellent source of low-fat protein, but patients struggling with digestive issues brought on by cancer treatment may find the texture and aroma unappetizing.

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From belly to brain

May 18, 2022

From the belly to the brain: How your gut plays a role in ‘chemo brain’ symptoms

The bacteria that swim in your colon may be altered in ways that impair your memory or thinking abilities, make you depressed or cause insomnia.

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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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Colorectal cancer

March 2, 2022

What’s behind the increase in colorectal cancer cases in young adults?

While overall cases and deaths have declined, especially among older adults, colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased dramatically among young adults.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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