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Diet, Nutrition, Exercise, Palliative Care, Laser, Photodynamic Therapy

RC271.D52 - Diet and Nutrition
RC271.L37 - Photodynamic Medicine
RC271.P33 - Palliative and Supportive Symptom Management


Diet and Nutrition
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RC271.D52.C260.1 - Diet and Cancer
Denis Corpet, PhD, Dir.Sci, Prof. Ecole Nationale Veterinaire
This database on colon cancer prevention is a systematic review of 418 scientific studies on human volunteers, rats and mice. Most effective agents, diets are ranked by potency in a dynamic table, reviewed each year.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/dietcancer.html
Link added 2006-03-14; reviewed 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.F25.1 - Ask Your Favorite Dietitian
Bernadette Festa, MS, RD
Taste may change with chemotherapy and some types of radiation therapy. People may experience changes in smell as well as taste perception because many cancer chemotherapy agents act by killing off rapidly dividing cells
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/diet.html
Link added 2006-05-21; reviewed 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.F25.2 - Nutrition Issues
Bernadette Festa, RD, MS; Pat Kearney, RD; Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA; and Ernest H Rosenbaum, MD
Good nutrition is needed for general good health and is particularly important when you are ill. During this time, it is important to give your body the proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals it needs for energy, repair of normal tissue, and to keep your immune system strong to fight disease.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/nutrition.html
Link added 2006-05-21; reviewed 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.F25.3 - Cancer Supportive Care Nutrition Program
American Dietetics Convention, St Louis, October 21, 2001

Bernadette Festa, RD, MS, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA, Holly V. Gautier, RN, BSN, Margaret Hawn, RN, Pat Fobair, LCSW, Kathleen Dzubur, MS, Alexandra Andrews
Cancer Supportive Care, Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine , Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Cancer patients are at risk for various nutritional deficiencies and are a vulnerable group as to seeking out alternative resources. A Nutrition Program was designed in March of 2000 as a component of Cancer Supportive Care, Complementary Medicine Clinic at Stanford Medical Center, to provide free individual counseling, lectures, and web site presence.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/nutritionabstract.html
Link added 2008-09-27;
RC271.D52.L426.1 - Nutrition for Healthy Survivorship
Natalie Ledesma, MS, RD, CSO and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Lifestyle nutrition changes can help reduce the risk of recurrent and new cancers and promote survival. A prudent diet may also help eye and heart disease, and memory and cognition.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Survivor/healthy.html
Link added 2008-09-27;
RC271.D52.L426.2 - Diet and Cancer Survivorship
Natalie Ledesma, MS, RD, CSO and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
A diet based on plant foods, legumes, whole grains, and less red meat, to avoid weight gain with daily physical activity, good sleep habits, avoidance of tobacco, and limited alcohol intake may decrease the risk of recurrence or a new secondary cancer and promote survival. Adopting a healthy lifestyle, can promote longevity, quality of life, reduce the risk of cancer, side effects, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and several other related diseases.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/dietsurvive.html
Link added 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.L426.3 - Diet and Cancer Survivorship References
Natalie Ledesma, MS, RD, CSO and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Nutrition and exercise are two areas in which healthy lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of recurrent and new cancers and promote survival and quality of life. Cancer survivors are at risk for developing secondary tumors, as well as multiple comorbid problems. Increase food intake of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains. There is a correlation between the risk of cancer and heart disease when the LDL cholesterol is elevated.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/dietsurviveref.html
Link added 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.R68.1 - Diabetes - Diet and Health
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
A small amount of weight loss can possibly avert a diabetic future. A loss of about 10% of body weight and three hours of weekly exercise can reduce diabetic risk by around 50-60%. Those who are overweight, who can't lose weight or keep it off on a low-fat diet, might do better on a low glycemic load diet.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/diabetes.html
Link added 2008-09-27;
RC271.D52.R68.2 - 2007 Concepts For Reducing Toxicity and Improving Survival
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
2007 Diet and Nutrition Concepts for Bone Marrow Transplant, Stem Cell Transplant and Hematologic, Head and Neck, Lung. Pancreatic, Prostate and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/concept.html
Link added 2008-09-27;
RC271.D52.R68.3 - Wine and Health
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Red wine in moderation may help reduce the risk of heart attacks, mortality and Alzheimer diesease through an ingredient called resveratrol
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/wine.html
Link added 2008-09-27;
RC271.D52.R68.4 - Ways of Improving Nutrition During Cancer Therapy
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Nutrition is vital in cancer treatment. Side effects such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation and mucositis, lead to decreased energy, fatigue, slower healing, and recovery. It is important to get enough antioxidants in your diet.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/dietadvice.html
Link added 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.R39.5 - Better Health Through Nutrition and Exercise
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Nutrition and Exercise benefit cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, decrease fatigue and reduce anxiety, depression and improve self-esteem and quality of life. There is a decrease in cancer risk with increased phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals from whole foods. Frozen, canned, and fresh fruits and vegetables are healthy.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/fact.html
Link added 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.R68.6 - Wine and Health
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Red wine in moderation may help reduce the risk of heart attacks, mortality and Alzheimer diesease through an ingredient called resveratrol
http://www.cancerlynx.com/wine.html
Link added 2008-10-29;
RC271.D52.R68.7 - 2007 Concepts For Reducing Toxicity and Improving Survival
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
2007 Diet and Nutrition Concepts for Bone Marrow Transplant, Stem Cell Transplant and Hematologic, Head and Neck, Lung. Pancreatic, Prostate and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers
http://www.cancerlynx.com/concept.html
Link added 2008-10-29;
RC271.D52.S55.1 - Nutrition after Cancer Diagnosis
Diane Scott-Dorsett, RN, PhD, FAAN
The theraputic goal of good nutritional intake after cancer diagnosis is to replenish the body with new, healthy cell growth
http://www.cancerlynx.com/nutrition.html
Link added 2006-05-21; reviewed 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.S273.1 - Yummy Chard and Lentil Soup
Martha Shelley
Chard is one of those leafy greens high in Vitamin A and should be part of a breast cancer diet.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/chard.html
Link added 2006-05-21; reviewed 2008-09-27
RC271.D52.Y549.1 - Stimulating The Appetite
Minna Yoon, ND, LAc
Food and nutrition play a major role in biological functions of the body. Eating well can give patients the energy to fight cancer. Sometimes, people with cancer miss out on social gatherings and family functions due to their lack of appetite, nausea, and low energy, leading to isolation, depression, and frustration.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/appetite.html
Link added 2009-02-20; reviewed 2009-04-06

Laser and Photodynamic Therapy
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RC271.L37.G230.1 - Photodynamic Therapy: Story of an "Orphan" Treatment
Teresa T. Goodell, RN, MSN, CCRN, CS
PhotoDynamic therapy, or PDT, offers a unique solution to those suffering from cancer mainly because it does not require hospitalization, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or immunotherapy. It can be used routinely and repeatedly as it selectively destroys only affected cancerous cells,
http://www.cancerlynx.com/photodynamic.html
Link added 2008-11-21;
RC271.L37.F128.1 - Battling Cancer- With Light!!!
Lev G. Fedyniak, MD
PhotoDynamic therapy, or PDT, offers a unique solution to those suffering from cancer mainly because it does not require hospitalization, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or immunotherapy. It can be used routinely and repeatedly as it selectively destroys only affected cancerous cells,
http://www.cancerlynx.com/cancerlight.html
Link added 2006-11-24; reviewed 2007-09-27

Palliative Care
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RC271.P33.B37.1 - How to Improve Palliative Care for African-Americans
Carol Barnett
The Initiative to Improve Palliative Care for African-Americans (IIPCA) seeks to provide knowledge about state-of-the art palliative and hospice care for people living with cancer, their families and their communities.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/afroamerican.html
Link added 2006-05-21; reviewed 2008-09-27


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First appeared May 21, 2006; updated June 16, 2011