Cancer Diet

Is there a prostate cancer prevention diet?

Recent research builds evidence to support a prostate cancer prevention diet. Next to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the number one killer of men every year. While the five-year survival rate for prostate cancer that is only in the prostate or nearby organs is nearly 100%, when it spreads to other parts of the body […]

Cancer

Can diet affect cancer treatment outcomes?

We are what we eat; or as research now shows, we are also what our gut microbes eat. Scientists have shown that a single addition to the diet of the roundworm makes it more susceptible to a drug that is commonly used to treat cancers in humans. The drug 5-fluoro 2’deoxyuridine (FUdR) has been used […]

Cancer

Pembrolizumab improves treatment of patients with triple-negative breast cancer

A randomized phase 3 clinical trial has shown that pembrolizumab combined with chemotherapy improves the pathological complete response (defined as no evidence of cancer) of patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a high-risk cancer type comprising approximately 15% of all breast cancers. However, TNBC is more aggressive and has higher […]

Cancer

'RHOBH' Star Kyle Richards Had a Panic Attack on Top of an Allergic Reaction

On Tuesday night’s episode of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, several of the women traveled to Berlin for a girls’ trip. Naturally, there was Drama. But Kyle Richards recently revealed that not everything that happened made it into the trailer for next week’s Berlin-centric episode—including a scary medical situation that she experienced. Richards told […]