Nutrients, Herbs and other Supplements

Nutrients and herbs can complement conventional cancer therapies, alleviate side effects of treatment, and aid in directly treating cancer. The majority of cancer patients use some sort of supplementation to prevent a recurrence of cancer, or to treat their diagnosis. It has been shown that 60% of these patients to not disclose this information to their practitioners. It is critical to have a qualified professional monitor the program that you are on, as there can be negative interactions with specific drugs.  Every patient has a supplementation program developed for their specific diagnosis and situation.  The benefits of proper supplementation include:

  • Increased quality of life
  • Decreased side effects from conventional treatments
  • Increased effectiveness of chemo & radiation
  • Prolonged life