From Survivor to Caregiver
February 13, 2019 – Joanne Lam
A Work of Art, Not a Work of Cancer
February 12, 2019 – Cora Fahy
A Geneticist Saved My Life
February 04, 2019 – Geni J.I. White, RN, MS
What to Do When a Friend Gets Cancer
January 31, 2019 – Robert Heywood
Doctor Reflects on 30 Years of Cancer History
January 19, 2019 – Maurie Markman, M.D.
Oral Chemo Makes the Prospect of Facing a Lifelong Cancer Prognosis That Much Easier
January 13, 2019 – Bill Wimbiscus
Never-Smokers Get Lung Cancer Too: Finding Out the Hard Way
December 30, 2018 – Lindi Campbell
Taking on the World's Toughest Cancer
November 28, 2018 – Tommy Thompson
When Clinical Trials Try Patients' Patience
November 01, 2018 – Ellen Miller-Sonet
Survivors and Healers
October 18, 2018 – Geoffrey Norman

Nutriton and Cancer

BY Claudia Branham
PUBLISHED November 25, 2016
Editor’s Note: This piece was submitted by a contributing writer and does not represent the views of CURE Media Group.
Our family has two genetic disorders, Fabrys and Lynch syndrome. Fabrys reared its ugly head in 1984 when our son was diagnosed and all the family went through genetic testing. Lynch syndrome was dignosed when our older daugher died of stomach cancer after being misdiagnosed and treated from other things for five years. Our son was diagnosed with the same cancer two weeks before our daughter's death.

More genetic counselling.

I had given my six children nutritional supplements in their years growing up, in addition we have always used a water treatment system that removed chlorine and heavy metals etc, and found they rarely got sick. When our son was diagnosed with cancer, his oncologist said that he could use any nutritional supplement that he wanted, as much as he wanted as often as he wanted. He is now 17 years past the normal life expectency for Fabrys and is doing well after his Whipple procedure in 2005 and two other colon cancers plus numerous skin cancer removal.

I am appalled when I sit with chemo patients while I am getting my infusion for Fabrys and watch the amounts of sugar/junk food they are consuming.
Be the first to discuss this article on CURE's forum. >>
Talk about this article with other patients, caregivers, and advocates in the Diet and Exercise CURE discussion group.

Related Articles

$articleRelated$
×

Sign In

Not a member? Sign up now!
×

Sign Up

Are you a member? Please Log In