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Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

2018-06-06T20:30:24+00:00

By Leslie Vandever

Most of us think of cancer as being curable or not-curable, with few—if any—stages in between. But the fact is that many people live with cancer. Their disease might be in remission, or stable: their cancer isn’t gone, but it isn’t growing or spreading. For others, cancer is chronic, and kept under control […]

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness2018-06-06T20:30:24+00:00

How Fish Oil Helps Prevent and Treat Cancer

2014-04-03T00:00:00+00:00

Fish oil is a unique and rich source of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). A small structural difference distinguishes these from the omega-6 fatty acids found in plant-derived oils.
EPA and DHA can play a valuable treatment role. A […]

How Fish Oil Helps Prevent and Treat Cancer2014-04-03T00:00:00+00:00

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

2018-06-07T00:31:08+00:00

Oncology is gradually embracing the approach my father started 50 years ago, focusing on adding years of quality to his patients lives versus destroying tumors at any cost. This concept is managing cancer as a chronic illness.

Most patients, when they first come to treatment, ask me […]

Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness2018-06-07T00:31:08+00:00

H.O.P.E. Team

2014-03-14T00:00:00+00:00

Probable nobody has a cancer support team assembled when they are first diagnosed. But there’s no doubting the importance of organizing a network and wrapping support around yourself. Here is an acronym, using the word HOPE, to help build your support group:

H Helpers Accept help […]

H.O.P.E. Team2014-03-14T00:00:00+00:00

Exercise for Cancer?

2018-06-06T21:47:20+00:00

Exercise to prevent and keep Cancer from returning?

Are you kidding me? Who feels like exercising when they have stage 3 or 4 cancer? You should. Old school medicine said to go home, take it easy, get plenty of rest, right? WRONG!

Harvard says Exercise for Cancer!

Here’s what I mean: “A 2005 study by researchers at […]

Exercise for Cancer?2018-06-06T21:47:20+00:00

Treat the Tumor or the Patient?

2018-06-07T15:03:15+00:00

 

Francisco Contreras, surgical Oncologist Dr. Francisco Contreras, Director Oasis of Hope hospital

Should we be treating The Patient or the Tumor?

It’s an age old question, treat the Patient or the Tumor? Modern cancer therapies are primarily concerned with […]

Treat the Tumor or the Patient?2018-06-07T15:03:15+00:00

5 Cancer Victor Tips

2018-06-06T19:33:11+00:00

1. Believe and trust God for your healing. The Bible is alive, stand firm on his promise, knowing that he is good and faithful. Find Christians who believe in healing and have them pray over you.

2. Surround yourself with positive people who fill each day with encouragement and laughter. Choose to enjoy the good things […]

5 Cancer Victor Tips2018-06-06T19:33:11+00:00

The Role of Fish Oil in Cancer Treatment

2018-06-07T07:35:20+00:00

Fish oil is a uniquely rich source of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). A small structural difference distinguishes these fatty acids from the omega-6 fatty acids found in plant derived oils.

EPA and DHA have a valuable role to play in cancer […]

The Role of Fish Oil in Cancer Treatment2018-06-07T07:35:20+00:00