Frequently Asked Questions About Supplements

Each of the supplement programs recommended by the clinicians at Block Center is individualized and tailored specifically to each patient’s nutritional and medical needs. Not only is it important to have the right ingredients with the appropriate quality, but it is essential to match the proper formulations to the correct set of circumstances such as … Continued

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers                                                                                      Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise (can also use Veganaise) ½ tsp seasoning salt or lemon-pepper seasoning 1 Tbsp whole grain breadcrumbs Small amount of whole wheat flour     Directions Mash beans with olive oil mayonnaise in a large … Continued

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 … Continued

Glycemia Index, Glycemia Load and Ovarian Cancer

For the past few weeks, we’ve been writing about current research on ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, research has yet to uncover much that we can do in our daily lives to significantly minimize our risk of ovarian cancer. For example, a study that tracked 82,000 women for 24 years graded their diets to see which of … Continued

Ask Dr. Block: Recurrence Prevention

This is perhaps the most overlooked aspect of conventional oncology. Once a patient is deemed “in remission,” they are typically disconnected from care – as well as any attending support – and told to come back in three to six months where diagnostic scans or blood tests will determine if the cancer has returned.  I … Continued

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer (that affects both men and women) in the United States, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Though family history can increase one’s risk of colon cancer, the majority of people who are diagnosed have no family history … Continued

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