Desserts with Benefits

Desserts with Benefits Just found this great blog by Jessica, Desserts with Benefits, which uses natural ingredients. The blog and recipes are well organized. I like that you can search by “high protein” which is very important for cancer patients. Often...

Disrespect in Medicine

Dr. Ofri wrote a New York Times article recently that struck me – she discusses the culture of disrespect in medicine. In a Culture of Disrespect, Patients Lose Out As I’ve mentioned on this blog before – the culture of medicine has been a shocking...

Not enough funding for cancer prevention

This is a great article about the need to focus funding on cancer prevention. We know that individuals who move to the US eventually become at risk for US cancers (breast, prostate) and the data points to the environment and diet, yet we do not have research targets...

The challenge with cancer screening

Natasha Singer’s recent article in the New York Times Business section brings attention to the many issues surrounding cancer screening- in this case for melanoma- a deadly skin cancer. Current estimates are that close to 10,000 people will die of melanoma in...

Huffington Post article: Dangers of Processed Meat

What is interesting about this study is that the authors specifically examined the role of processed meat (read: bacon, sausage, baloney, lunch meat) unlike other studies that have looked at only red meat consumption. As you might expect, the news is not good…...