Foodie Friday: Anti Side-Effect Recipes

It is important to eat small meals more often while undergoing conventional cancer treatments such as Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy. For those who are suffering side-effects such as dysphasia, sore mouths or nausea, consuming a nutrient dense smoothie for one meal and then trying some sun-dried fruits (without sugar) and untoasted nuts as a […]

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Reduction in Radiotherapy for Childhood Brain Tumours Unsucessful

A research study, Radiotherapy after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic cell rescue: Quality assessment of Head Start III, published in Paediatric Blood & Cancer, shows that reduced Radiation Therapy results in worse outcomes. “This study shows that attention to the timing, dose, and location of radiation therapy is crucial,” Kenneth K. Wong, MD, a radiation oncologist at Children’s Hospital […]

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Tomatoes May Combat the Damaging Effects of Radiation

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester have discovered that lycopene – the red pigment in tomatoes – is extremely successful at guarding against the harmful effects of radiation. Dr Ruth Edge from The University of Manchester, together with her colleagues Professor George Truscott from Keele University and Professors Fritz Boehm & Christian […]

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Helloooooooo Readers

Hi Folks, Just a little note to let you know that although the blog posts have been few recently, I have not forgotten about you… I have been very busy adding new pages to the blog… Please have a read through our new pages regarding Cancer Treatments and side effects of some of those treatments: […]

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