The Myth of “False Hope”

For people touched by cancer, the term “hope” can mean different things. At a basic level, of course you hope to get rid of your cancer and then stay free of the disease. In this context, hope is simply a form of wish fulfillment: You desire, and to some degree, expect, a full-fledged recovery. Implicit … Continued

Preventing a Recurrence: What You Need to Know

According to the National Cancer Institute, there are over 17 million cancer survivors in the US today. And that number is expected to grow, as the population ages, treatments improve, and tests find the disease earlier. Cancer survivors face a myriad of health challenges, not to mention the daunting fear the cancer will return. However, … Continued

Part 2: What You Need To Know Before Choosing A Supplement Regimen; Not All Supplements Are Created Equal

In our previous blog article, we reviewed the issue of supplement purity. Now, let’s consider the issue of supplement potency. When we use the term potency, we’re referring to two things: (1) the strength and freshness of the supplement, and (2) the quantity or concentration of active ingredients. These factors can vary greatly among supplements … Continued

Inflammation and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

There are two different kinds of inflammation: acute and chronic. Most of us are familiar with acute inflammation: we stub our toe on the corner of the cabinet and almost immediately see it swell up. This is the body’s healthy response to injury, one that kickstarts the healing process. But chronic inflammation is a different … Continued


In our last blog, we explained the importance of taking a proactive approach to preventing or minimizing the potentially life-threatening complications associated with cancer and its treatment. We noted that most patients with cancer don’t actually die from their disease; rather, they die far more often from complications associated with cancer and its treatments. In … Continued