The “C” Word: FREE Documentary Viewing

Cancer…are we treating the disease or just a symptom?  Join us for a viewing of a documentary that asks tough questions about cancer treatment – The C Word. Following the documentary, there will be a Q&A session hosted by: Erlanger Physicians, Dr....

Skin Care Products That May Harm Your Health

My girlfriends recently asked me what skin care products are “safe” to use. Meaning skin care products that don’t put them or their families at risk for cancer. From a scientific standpoint, it is a complex question that requires a thorough review of the literature. I...

Chemo Brain Is Real

Not that anyone who has received chemo really doubted it, however we now have official guidelines to treat it. Recently the “NCCN”, or National Comprehensive Cancer Network, established guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of two conditions resulting from...

Got milk? Real milk?

Doubtful, because so few people drink it anymore. Recommendations for consuming skim milk instead of whole milk are a pet peeve of mine. Why? Because there is no convincing medical data to support drinking skim milk is better for you, and more importantly, there is a...

Cancer Quacks

Unfortunately they exist, and Stanley Burzynski is a well known one. As an oncologist, it’s hard to tell cancer patients when their prognosis is poor, when medical science has nothing more to offer. I understand desperation, and wanting to find a cure, the need...

Inspired by Gabe Canales

Have you heard Gabe Canales recent talk at TEDxHouston on Cancer Prevention? Gabe is right, 50% of cancers can be prevented by changes in diet and lifestyle. 50%! Many oncologists like myself think that number is even higher. Gabe challenges us to change the...