Saturated Fat or Polyunsaturated Fat: Which is the Real Villain?

An old clinical study has initiated a new discussion about whether polyunsaturated fat is really better for your heart than saturated fat.  Replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fats high in linoleic acid (corn, safflower, soybean, sunflower, cottonseed oils) was a mainstay of dietary advice to lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease for many years.  Recently, […]

Posted: 04/27/2016 | read the full post

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“Life Over Cancer” Goes International

We are happy to introduce the translated publication of Dr Block’s book, Life Over Cancer, into Korean. The book was translated by staff members of Holon Cancer Immune Center in Seoul, led by Dr Jong-Gyun Lee. The Holon Center’s website is Publication of the volume was carried out by FirForest Publishing in Seoul, Korea […]

Posted: 04/14/2016 | read the full post

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The Link Between Sugary Beverages and Colon Cancer

Studies are showing a link between sugary beverages and recurrent colon cancer. Learn more from our team of integrative professionals at The Block Center.

Posted: 03/07/2016 | read the full post

The Potential Cost Savings of Integrative Therapies

Though much has been written about the rising cost of healthcare, little has been done to help slow this growing problem.  However, one need look no further than integrative therapies for a solution that will not only yield genuine and significant cost savings, but will also favorably impact patient care. Integrative therapies have the potential […]

Posted: 02/26/2016 | read the full post

Diet and our mental health: Are we really what we eat?

Everyone has heard the adage “You are what you eat.” And few would argue about the negative impact of a junk food diet on our overall health. More recently, however, research is emerging that suggests that diet can affect not just our physical well-being, but our mental health and our behavior as well! For example, […]

Posted: 02/25/2016 | read the full post

The Block Center

Founded over 30 years ago, the Block Center is one of the world’s leading cancer treatment facilities. An outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of the entire range of cancers, we are dedicated to providing a caring and healing environment.

Our individualized programs are designed to give you, the patient, the best opportunity to live better and to improve the overall quality of your life while you undergo treatment.


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