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43 Life-Changing Lessons Since My Cancer Diagnosis

I’ve learned a few things over the 30 years since being diagnosed with cancer. These personal lessons, combined with what I’ve gleaned from 19 years as a cancer coach, greatly shapes my ever-growing understanding of cancer—and its prevention and control.


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Glenn Sabin’s Anticancer Foods List

Glenn Sabin’s comprehensive anticancer diet list. Learn Glenn’s approach to buying produce and what definitely needs to be organic and what is okay to buy conventionally grown. Here’s Glenn’s perspective on animal protein choices, including select omega-3-rich cold water fish.


Turning Cancer Fear and Anxiety on its Head

Cancer remains the scariest and most anxiety-provoking 6-letter word I know. But we now have more tools than ever to proactively and pragmatically approach a diagnosis while better controlling emotions—namely fear and anxiety, which can lead to depression.


[ASCO Guideline] Exercise, Diet, Weight Management ‘During’ Cancer Treatment

How do our lifestyle choices influence active cancer treatment, in terms of helping to mitigate various side effects or otherwise potentiate the efficacy of active treatment itself? New ASCO Guideline aims to inform oncologists to better support their patients.


All Vaxxed Up and Nowhere to Go: Cancer Patients and the Whole Damn Dilemma

Recent studies show approximately one in four blood cancer patients fail to produce detectable antibodies after COVID-19 vaccination. This is most prevalent in those hosting non-Hodgkin lymphomas and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but also in those hosting multiple myeloma and other blood cancers.


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Giving Cancer a Chance

A cancer prevention moonshot is nowhere on the horizon. Cancer is given chance after chance after chance. The worst part? Cancer is an insatiable opportunist.


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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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?


Joe Biden’s So-Far Missed Opportunity to Impact Cancer

With the shuttering of Biden Cancer Initiative, there’s a lot to wonder about in regard to Joe Biden’s future as a champion for those affected by cancer’s sinister grip.


I Never Let Up. Neither Should You.

I will never let my guard down. It doesn’t mean I am over-the-top nuts (depending on who you ask, naturally), following all that my program comprises, though I am quite disciplined. Put simply, I am serious about maintaining my health, and hope to avoid a relapse, or the possibility of being diagnosed with another disease, be that a secondary cancer or some other condition(s) in the future.