June 25, 2019
5 Summer Safety Tips for Cancer Patients and Survivors
Summer can pose unique health challenges for those dealing with cancer. Whether you’re a long-term survivor or are still undergoing treatment, here’s how to stay healthy and safe while enjoying the season. 1. Fend off food poisoning. Cancer therapies can... read more
June 5, 2019
Heartburn and Cancer: Understand the Potential Risk
No one likes having heartburn—that burning feeling in the throat and chest. If heartburn is only an occasional nuisance, it’s usually nothing to worry about. But frequent bouts of heartburn could signal a condition called GERD, which, in rare cases, can... read more
April 15, 2019
Your Questions about the Keto Diet Answered
Google “keto diet” and page after page will pop up about this popular diet. Many people are using it to lose weight. But is it a healthy choice for people with cancer? Learn what Karen Vincek, RD, LDN, a registered dietician at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has... read more
October 3, 2018
8 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Cancer
When it comes to keeping cancer at bay, there’s both good news and bad. The bad news is that there’s no foolproof way to prevent it. As for the good? Everyone can take steps to significantly lower their risk. “Cancer can be genetic or sporadic,” said... read more
July 12, 2018
How to Get All the Fruits and Vegetables You Need During Cancer Care
It’s no secret that a diet filled with plenty of nutrient-packed produce is important for good health. But you may not know this: “Eating lots of fruits and veggies is especially important when you’re fighting cancer,” said Tara Mauro, RD, CSO, a registered... read more
January 26, 2018
Tips For Overcoming Common Nutrition Hurdles During Cancer Treatment
Here’s some crucial food for thought if you’re in the midst of cancer treatment: More than ever, good nutrition matters. Eating well can help you keep up your strength, maintain a healthy weight, lower your risk of infections, and heal faster. It might even... read more