Do Vitamin Supplements Help?

Many complementary cancer treatment approaches involve the use of vitamin supplements to remedy potential vitamin deficiencies, aid in detoxification or boost immunity.  As discussed in my upcoming book, however, virtually all of the nutrients we need — including several with potential anti-carcinogenic effects —  are available from natural food or other sources (e.g., limited direct sunlight for […]

Developments in Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting cancer diagnoses there is.  Historically it has been hard to treat, in part because early stage pancreatic cancer patients often are asymptomatic and do not show symptoms until metastasis has occurred.  However, several innovative approaches are being developed that we hope will bring greater success to those […]

Leukemia Drug Progress

J&J and Pharmacyclics announce advances in drug for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (“CLL”).  Phase III testing indicates that the drug elongates patients’ lives and delays progression of CLL.  Check it out at http://news.yahoo.com/j-j-pharmacyclics-leukemia-drug-succeeds-stage-study-151022757–finance.html;_ylt=A2KJ3Cf6dcxSnEIA9w_QtDMD

Cancer Immunotherapy

Exciting developments this past year in the field of cancer immunotherapy.  Many companies are working on ways to allow the body’s immune system to more effectively combat cancer.  Check out this article and let me know what you think.  http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/01/03/cancer-immunotherapy-the-breakthrough-of-2013.aspx#.UsjOHsuA3VI

Crohn’s Disease and Colorectal Cancer

Those with Crohn’s Disease face an increased risk of colorectal cancers, but there are ways to reduce the risk.