Does Intermittent Fasting Prevent Cancer?

Sorta. Intermittent Fasting (IF) can help prevent cancer because if done correctly, it lowers caloric intake, which reduces body fat, which we KNOW prevents cancer. Here is what we know: Obesity is the second largest cause of cancer after smoking. Being overweight...

Palliative Care – Not just for Doctors

Sometimes when I recommend a Palliative Care consultation to my patients, they seem hurt and surprised, as if I’m giving up on them. Quite the opposite, I want them to have the best quality of life possible for the amount of time they have left. While...

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...