Maturing with Time and Evidence: The Updated American Cancer Society Lifestyle Guidelines
In June 2020 the American Cancer Society (ACS) released its guideline for diet and physical activity for cancer prevention. Two of those had more teeth to them than their 2012 guidelines.
New Partnership: Helpsy Health and BCCT
Helpsy Health and Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies (BCCT) are excited to partner and pool resources to provide you practical, on-the-ground information that you can use in treating your cancer, managing side effects and symptoms, reducing risks and promoting health and resilience.
The remarkable docuseries Radical Remission: Healing Against All Odds is available online free now.
Natural Remedies and Supplements for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
ConsumerLab is a highly respected provider of independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals identify the best quality health and nutrition products. They posted guidance regarding supplements to treat or provent COVID-19 infection.
BCCT’s Take: MEAL Study: Effect of eating vegetables on prostate cancer progression
BCCT’s take-away: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Consider an integrative approach to reduce the risk that your cancer will progress. A good place to start is looking at which of the 7 Healing Practices might need shoring up in your life.
Guided Imagery in Cancer Care
Most people dealing with cancer can learn simple, straightforward imagery techniques to relax, reduce anxiety and fear, reduce or relieve side effects like nausea from chemotherapy, prepare for and recover from surgery, reduce pain and discomfort, and help themselves sleep.
Reflections from a breast surgeon with breast cancer on how to improve cancer care
I thought I knew everything one should know about breast cancer. I was a consultant breast cancer surgeon. I even had a postgraduate degree in oncoplastic breast surgery, but I was wrong.
BCCT’s Take: Cannabis and Head and Neck Cancer
A new study has found that, at least in the case of human papilloma virus (HPV)-positive head and neck cancer, smoking cannabis daily may have cancer-promoting effects.
How to Begin Anticancer Living
At some point in their lives, 40 percent of Americans will hear the words “You have cancer.” Since 2011, the Anticancer Lifestyle Program has served hundreds of cancer patients. Our goal with our new online course is to reach as many cancer survivors—and those interested in prevention—as we possibly can.
Reducing Cancer Risks and Improving Outcomes
Multi-level interventions can be combined in integrated disease-prevention strategies, just as integrated approaches to care and treatment of complex disorders holds promise for improved outcomes.
Ecologic Models of Health
Ecologic models typically emphasize multi-level inter-relationships and emphasize dynamic interactions among them.
Mining Google for Integrative Medicine Topics: Lower Yields
The gist of it is that Google has changed its algorithm for searches, which in turn changes the way Google ranks websites. “Many health sites have seen a dramatic drop in traffic. The People’s Pharmacy is one of them. Over the last month our traffic is down over 50% thanks to Google’s 2019 Core Update.”