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Cancer

Over the past few years, a variety of studies have demonstrated the positive effects of certain herbs, vitamins, natural hormones, foods or food extracts for people diagnosed with cancer. Studies have also shown that patients are taking advantage of these complementary and alternative options.

Read on to find out more about what natural medicine, nutrition, homeopathy, physical medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatments can do to improve the quality of life — and perhaps the lifespan — of those diagnosed with cancer:


Can Folic Acid Help Protect Against Colorectal Cancer?
Can Eating Fish Protect Against Skin Cancer?
Another Piece in the Multivitamin–Breast Cancer Puzzle
Omega-3 and Prostate Cancer: A Fishy Connection
For Some, Drinking Tea May Lower Cancer Risk
More Produce (Organic or Not) Cuts Cancer Risk
Vitamin E May Cut Liver Cancer Risk
Fiber: Good Pancreas Protection
Life-Long Eating Habits Affect Colon Health
Magnesium May Minimize Hot Flashes
Onions and Garlic May Prevent Stomach Cancer
Spice Up Your Diet for Cancer Prevention
Eating to Beat Breast Cancer
Fatty Fish Joins the Fight Against Prostate Cancer
Does Lycopene Prevent Prostate Cancer?
Pass on the Fake Tan
Vitamin C Protects Against Stomach Cancer
Black Cohosh May Prevent Breast Cancer
Pomegranate Juice Slows Prostate Cancer
Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Diet, Lifestyle Changes Improve Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Supplements During Chemotherapy, Radiation Treatment?
Shark Cartilage No Good for Cancer
Black Tea Prevents Oral Cancer
Prevent Cancer with Red Grapes
Cancer Care: Beyond the Oncologist
Is it Safe to Use Antioxidant Supplements with Chemotherapy?
Antioxidant Vitamins May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer
Do Antioxidants Really Protect against Breast Cancer?
B Vitamins May Reduce Cervical Cancer Risk
Beans and Lentils Prevent Breast Cancer
Calcium, Vitamin D Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence Together
Green Tea Protects Against Cervical Cancer
More Benefits of Drinking Green Tea
Anticancer Spices
Honey Reduces Radiation-Induced Mouth Sores
A Tomato a Day Reverses a Precancerous Mouth Condition
Lycopene Effective Adjunctive Prostate Cancer Treatment
Miso Soup, Soy Isoflavones & Breast Cancer Risk
More Evidence: Selenium Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk
Selenium May Decrease Chemotherapy Side Effects
FDA Agrees: Selenium Supplement Reduces Risk of Some Cancers
Shiitake Mushroom Extract Does Not Help Men with Prostate Cancer
Soy Foods Reduce Uterine Cancer Risk
Fight Cancer with Strawberries, Garlic, and Kale
Vegetables Reduce Kidney Cancer Risk
Vitamin E Protects against Chemotherapy-Induced Nerve Damage

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The health information contained in this site is not intended as medical advice and should not be considered a substitute for appropriate medical care. Any products mentioned in studies cited in Healthnotes articles are not necessarily endorsed by Bastyr. As with any product, consult with a natural health practitioner to discuss what may be best for you.

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