A new study reports that drinking coffee is beneficial for breast cancer survivors. Should you be drinking more coffee?
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Dr. Lemanne speaks at a recent conference: When to use–and when not to use–low carbohydrate diets, the ketogenic diet, and intermittent fasting in breast cancer, colon cancer, brain cancer, radiation, chemotherapy, and in cancer cachexia
Glenn Sabin’s chronic lymphocytic leukemia went into complete remission. His treatment? Certainly not what the doctor ordered. Instead, he made up his own treatment, while his doctors watched and recorded it all. Mr. Sabin’s case turned out well. But there are dangers to this approach too. Listen here as Dr. Lemanne is interviewed on radio
Choosing your physician is the most important decision you’ll make about your care. Your oncologist is your gateway to treatment. When your life is on the line, you need your oncologist to go to bat for you. Some will. Some won’t. And you can’t always tell up front. So ask this one question before you settle on a particular oncologist. Your life may depend on the answer.
I, as have many other oncologists, occasionally encounter patients whose cancers go away without conventional therapy. Sometimes these events are the invention of a con artist. You might remember the case of Belle Gibson, who tried to get rich by “recovering” from a cancer she never had. Others downplay or go mum on the conventional
A Harvard study reveals that a single dose of a common, non-addictive pain medication, when given 40 minutes before surgery, may save the lives of many breast cancer patients. Giving it after the first incision is too late.
If you live in the United States, your tap water is likely contaminated with hormones, antidepressants, antibiotics, bacteria, fungi, arsenic, lead or unpronounceable chemicals from industrial waste and agricultural runoff. What should you know before you shell out money to test your household water?
Sleep aids. Hypnotics. Sleeping pills. They’re called many things. There’s the powerful Ambien, available by prescription. Some have poetic names like Sonata. And I love the Lunesta television ads, with that gorgeous-creepy butterfly flitting past a calm moon to put a restless insomniac away. I mean, to sleep. And over-the-counter Benadryl or Tylenol PM, taken by millions without a thought, they’re innocent as can be, right? Actually, these popular drugs have a very dark side indeed.