Fiber-based formulations appear to lower the odds for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them
by catlover1 on Fri Feb 15, 2013 03:47 PM
Hi, My husband has been diagnosed with gbm. He is currently in his 5th week of radiation/chemo. I have read a lot about supplements online and in books. But, I am not sure what he should take and what he can take during radiation and chemo. If anyone can help. I would be grateful. Thanks
by johngiustino on Sun Feb 17, 2013 06:08 AM
Ben Williams will tell you everything:
You can read his online update on treating brain tumors which contains information on supplements. You may want to consider high doses of melatonin while on radiation (read the online update). Also buy his book:
Good luck, keep posting here and others will give you their experiences.
by siblingof on Sun Feb 17, 2013 02:36 PM
by jon4156 on Sun Feb 17, 2013 09:11 PM
Agreed...if the oncologists don't approve it, don't use it.
by rfisherman on Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:23 PM
Is he open to using a restricted calorie ketogenic diet? My Dad (age 60) was diagnosed nearly 2 years ago. Since starting the diet 18 months ago we have had MRIs showing no growth ever since. Our only problems have been brain damage caused by radiation necrosis (we regret doing that), but of course everyone responds differently to radiation. The diet has had no side effects so far other than it makes it hard to go out to eat (but not impossible).
by Careg on Fri Mar 01, 2013 04:10 PM
Can you provire a saily sample of what to eat.. Im never sure is its all fatty protenins and jucing or????
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