Editor's note: This article was posted in June 2017 in the New York Times' blog and features Dr. Cliff Hudis, who serves as CEO of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Hudis was the recipient of the Dr. William L. and Marilynn R. Kanensen Shining Light Award at the PA Breast Cancer Coalition's 2017 Conference in Harrisburg, PA.
Should weight loss be prescribed as a treatment for breast cancer?
Scientists are recruiting thousands of women for a large clinical trial to find out.
At Cancer Recovery Foundation International, we view food as part of a total treatment plan. As Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, said, “Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine thy food.”
Many cancer patients and survivors take nutrition very seriously. In fact, 8 out of 10 survivors make significant changes in their diets and nutritional practices.
We believe proper nutrition is an integral part of your healing process. Research has shown that people who eat more natural diets – focused on fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – suffer far less from obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.