Posts by category: cancer treatment

The Correlation Between Chronic Inflammation and Certain Cancers

Numerous studies are revealing a direct correlation between chronic inflammation and certain cancers. Cancer development appears to be linked to elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), which is produced when inflammation occurs. While acute inflammation (lasting no more than a few days) is our body’s normal response to an injury or infection, chronic inflammation may […]

Posted: 05/23/2016 | read the full post

Breast Cancer and Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management

Recent studies are showing the benefit of a therapeutic approach to Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management programs. Learn more from The Block Center.

Posted: 04/29/2016 | read the full post

Ask Dr. Block: Chronomodulated Chemotherapy Methodology

I understand one of your chemotherapeutic infusion and distribution techniques is unique in the United States. I am referring to chronomodulated chemotherapeutic treatments. How does this methodology work? Back in the early nineties, I was looking for methods to help my patients better tolerate some of the more invasive cancer treatments. When I came across […]

Posted: 04/23/2015 | read the full post


Update: Important Breast Cancer Study

Our post this past Saturday linked to a blog entry based on the findings of a 2006 study by Rowan Chlebowski and colleagues, a study that looked at the impact of a low-fat diet on breast cancer patients. At the time this study was published, it reported an average 24% decline in risk of death […]

Posted: 02/10/2015 | read the full post


“We got it all” or, “You’re in remission” Should Not Mean the End of Treatment

Written by Dr. Keith I. Block, MD “We got it all.” Words every cancer patient loves to hear.  And it is indeed news worth celebrating.  However, you shouldn’t be fooled into thinking this favorable pronouncement means treatment is over and you can go back to life as it was before cancer.  Consider this:  What is […]

Posted: 12/10/2014 | read the full post


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