October 25, 2016

Leukopenia as a Side Effect of Treatment for Cancer

Leukopenia or low white blood cell counts is common with cancer treatments. It usually goes along with having anemia and a low platelet count, and can […]
October 21, 2016

Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer

Treatment The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has come out with recommendations as to how to treat nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. Nausea and […]
October 21, 2016

Appetite Loss in Cancer

Appetite loss is common in cancer patients. People with cancer may not feel hungry, may feel full after eating only a little bit of food, or […]
October 21, 2016

Anemia in Cancer Patients

Anemia is very common in cancer patients, especially in those cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Chemotherapy kills rapidly growing cells and red blood cells are one of […]
September 14, 2016

Appetite Loss in Cancer Patients

Cancer can result in chemical changes in the body that impact the cancer patient’s ability to gain weight and can cause appetite loss in patients being […]
June 29, 2016

Enhanced Nutrition= Reduced Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Administration of a high-dose nutritional supplement enriched with omega-3 fats and protein improves nutritional status of patients with cachexia Cachexia is a state of severe malnutrition […]
June 25, 2016

Curcumin + Green Tea Extract + Fish Oil= Less Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Eicosapentaenoic acid EPA (an essential fat found in fish oil) has been clinically shown to reduce muscle wasting during cancer cachexia (extreme malnutrition in advanced cancer […]
June 20, 2016

Anemia and Cancer Basics

Anemia is often seen in patients suffering from cancer. It is estimated that more than 40 percent of cases of cancer involve anemia. The rate of […]
June 17, 2016

Cachexia in Cancer Patients

Cachexia or loss of fat and muscle is seen in chronic conditions such as cancer. No one knows why this occurs. It is most common in […]
June 13, 2016

Fatigue and Weakness in Cancer Patients

One of the major problems cancer patients face is the onset of fatigue and weakness. This seems to be a problem regardless of the severity of […]