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The Science of Sleep and Cancer—Plus 19 Insomnia Solutions

Adequate sleep is vital for a healthy immune system. Short sleep and insomnia contribute to poor health—and may play a significant role in the onset of cancer. Learn what the science tells us about sleep and cancer, and 19 things we can do NOW to get more quality ZZZs.


Top Clinical Cancer Advances 2021 (During a Pandemic)

Advanced cancer care is the cornerstone of integrative oncology. Without conventional care, integrative oncology and lifestyle modifications are not complete. Here are the latest advances in cancer care during 2020.


How to Choose an Integrative, Holistic Cancer Coach

Professional cancer coaches can vary widely in terms of the type of support offered and their collective experience and expertise. I’ve created the following list, covering core attributes across vital areas of guidance, to consider when selecting an integrative, holistic cancer coach.


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Rise and Move! Morning Exercise May Prevent Cancer

Compelling new study indicates that the time of day we participate in physical activity can help fend off cancer.


Fasting and Keto to Improve Cancer Treatment, Reduce Side Effects?

Does the published research on keto and fasting support this novel approach as a plausible standard of care to improve conventional therapy and reduce its often deleterious side effects?


Protection from COVID while shopping for vegaetables

Masks and Veggies: COVID, Vaccines, and Cancer Prevention

We now have a COVID vaccines shown to be safe and effective. Soon, there will be a half-dozen or more approved vaccines to choose from. In less than a year. An amazing feat. But for folks living with various forms of cancer, we don’t have clear guidance on who should be vaccinated against COVID, or when. So what should you do?


New COVID-19 Resources Available for Cancer Survivors

Guest Post by Nancy Novack, PhD In the time of COVID, cancer patients are especially vulnerable. They need our help more than ever. I compiled a listing (just below) of financial resources for those who are living with cancer and those who love and care for them. ~~~~~ Nancy’s List is my love letter to […]


Why Getting a Second Opinion for Cancer During a Pandemic Matters

A second opinion, and sometimes a third and fourth, for a cancer diagnosis can be critical. But how do you best go about this intelligently and safely during a pervasive COVID-19 outbreak… especially here in the U.S.?


Exercising in the Age of COVID-19: My New Normal

If you’ve been subscribed to this list for a while, you know how important exercise has been in my life during the last three decades as a cancer thriver. There are countless ways movement positively impacts physical and mental health, and clearly influences cancer prevention, active treatment, and long-term survival. I’ve written about it here […]


Cancer in the Age of Covid-19: Focus on Host Immune Resiliency

Cancer survivors—and especially those actively undergoing treatment—are immunocompromised. But there’s plenty you can do right now to help protect yourself.