Monthly Archives: April 2009

A much needed breath of fresh air

I have been blessed, again, with a great doctor.  I decided to get a new oncologist, so my neurologist recommended one at her clinic in Corvallis.  She is amazing.  I told her everything that I have been doing and she was so supportive that she offered to put in an order for me to get a […]

By |April 19th, 2009|Appointments, Scans|3 Comments

It’s the lack of, not the sun that will kill you

Vitamin D has been monopolizing health headlines for awhile now.  Though technically not a vitamin, but rather a  hormone, Vitamin D has now been linked to a multitude of diseases.  This includes the pathology of at least 17 varieties of cancer as well as heart disease, stroke, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, depression, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, […]

By |April 18th, 2009|Cancer Nutrition|Comments Off on It’s the lack of, not the sun that will kill you

Why we should all care about inflammation

If you pay any attention to medical headlines, you’ll see the word ‘inflammation’ come up quite frequently. Inflammation has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, Alzheimer’s, essentially all chronic diseases. It seems that so many in the medical establishment are now just waiting for the next drug that can make inflammation *poof* disappear.  […]

By |April 9th, 2009|Cancer Nutrition|Comments Off on Why we should all care about inflammation