Chemotherapy and nutrition

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RE: Chemotherapy and nutrition

by carli45 on Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:00 AM

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Thank you very much for these links and information.  I will relay this to my friend.


RE: Chemotherapy and nutrition

by PamtheBlam on Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:00 AM

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On 11/1/2003 John D. wrote:

Hello My mother was diagnosed with peritoneal cancer (similar to ovarian) in late July and had surgery in August. She started chemo (taxol and carboplatin) in September. After just two treatements her CA-125 is now back in the normal range. We credit it as much to good nutrition as to the chemo. I strongly recommend the Patrick Quillan book "Beating Cancer with Nutrition" as well as "How to Prevent and Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine" by Michael Murray. We also visited two naturopathic physicians since most oncologists don't seem to have any knowledge or interest (how sad) in the connection between diet and cancer. Below is the list of vitamins and supplements my mother takes each day. Exercise is also very important since it increases endorphins in the body and raises the internal body temperature, both of which kill cancer cells. Good luck! John (SolarRay) Vitamin A (beta carotene) 25,000IU Vitamin B complex 50mg of each Vitamin C 3000mg Vitamin E 400mg (Natures Way) Co-Q10 180mg (Cell Forte) IP6-Inositol 2000mg Selenium 200mcg WobenzymN Digestive Enzymes - 6 tablets Curcumin 400mg Quercetin 400mg Garlic 500mg (Imperial) Korean Red Ginseng 300mg (Gaia Herbs) Maitake Gold 404 mushroom extract 60mg (Mushroom Science) Coriolis mushroom (PSK) extract 400mg (Source Naturals) Wellness Larch extract 1000mg Green tea extract 100mg (Pines) Wheatgrass extract - 6 tablets

Hi there!  I was reading your message from a long time ago and was wondering how your mother was doing and what lessons you have learned over the last five years.  My mother was diagnosed with stage 3c ovarian cancer three weeks ago.  She has had surgery and just had her first round of chemo yesterday.  I am an advocate of juicing and have been moving towards eating more raw foods in my diet and I appreciated your quest for healthy eating as a way and means of healing for cancer patients and all of us.


If you have any more insights being five years down the path, I would greatly appreicate it.  I will look into the books you recommended.  Thanks,



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