Tag Archives: cancer

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Ovarian Cancer: The 3 Biggest Myths Surrounding The Disease

Dr Yeh Chen Lee is a medical oncologist with a special interest in treating gynaecological cancers such as ovarian cancer. Active clinical research fellow of ANZGOG—the peak gynaecological cancer research group for Australia and New Zealand. Visit anzgog.org.au. Ovarian Cancer is known as the ‘silent killer’ because it’s difficult to detect in its early stages. Symptoms… Read More »

9 foods that could help prevent cancer

A new study shows that obesity related cancers have risen – even in millennials. Our diets may have the potential to help prevent cancer, along with a healthy lifestyle. Healthista’s Nutrition Director, Rick Hay, explains the foods associated with cancer prevention A study by the American Cancer Society today published findings in The Lancet Public Health… Read More »