Women with breast cancer who take antioxidant supplements during their chemotherapy or radiotherapy have been found to have higher rates of mortality and cancer recurrence.
Eating well is an important part of reducing a person’s risk of cancer. When it comes to dietary choices for people who have survived cancer, key themes surface showing that a healthy diet is just as important. Thanks though to earlier detection and improved treatments, more and more people are surviving a cancer diagnosis and […]
Evidence continues to grow that physical activity after a cancer diagnosis is linked to a better cancer survival outlook. Being physically active is now recognised as a potent ‘cancer-preventing’ habit. Some estimates link regular physical activity to as much as a 20 to 40% lower risk of colon and post-menopausal breast cancer and a potential […]
A published review of 13 ‘anti cancer’ diets has arrived at the unsurprising conclusion that there is a lack of solid evidence to support a benefit for any of them, and a real risk of harm from malnutrition from several of them. When a person is told they have cancer, a common reaction can be […]
There is much we know about how diet and lifestyle can influence the risk of a person developing cancer. Now, for the first time, the effectiveness of cancer prevention guidelines have been applied to cancer survivors with promising results that should make any cancer survivor sit up and take note. In the most important report […]