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There are multiple forms of cancers -- in different stages of growth and metastasis -- and there are numerous chemo drugs that are prescribed (in different dosages and different mechanisms of action), and countless herbs that have anti-cancer potential. Little research has been published regarding their interactions and whether they would help or harm when combined. Therefore it is nearly impossible to make any definitive statements. Making it even more difficult to predict is each person's individual and unique response along with the influence of weight, smoking, alcohol use, diet, exercise, sleep habits, etc. For the time being, if someone is being treated with chemotherapy, I would suggest not taking any herbs during this period, but perhaps several weeks after the chemotherapy is completed.

Cancer prevention or treatment with herbal medicines is an area that has a lot of potential for exploration. In the meantime, read my article on cancer supplements and I will update this page as I come across more information.

There's some new evidence that we can reduce our risk of cancer by not going to bed at least 2 or 3 hours after dinner. Going to bed on a full stomach can increase blood sugar levels and inflammation. No one should feel guilty if diagnosed with cancer. No matter how well we eat or how healthy our lifestyle, there are factors outside of our control that can cause cancers to occur, including genetics and unavoidable or unpredictable environmental factors.

Disclaimer: People should be taking the least amount of prescription drugs that provide adequate treatment, and to regularly monitor and review what is being taken and how much. This applies to most supplements, too. Please do not make any changes in your treatment without first discussing it with your health care provider. Statements made, or products sold through this website, have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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