Sage Advice

Fasting - and old practice gains new traction against cancer

April 18, 2014
Fasting is emerging as a powerful tool against cancer.  Fasting has been around for millenia and many cultures and traditions revere it for purifying and cleansing the body. Cancer, on the other hand,  is a disease of over-abundance and excess and epidemic in wester societies. It makes logical sense that fasting would be useful in cancer fighting and modern science is just starting to catch up with what ancient ...

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UPDATE: Fish Oils and Breast Cancer

May 13, 2013
New research has been published showing fish oils are particularaly helpful for the most deadly form of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer. This further adds to the argument for use of fish oils in breast cancer treatment. Please see my previous post, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Breast Cancer, for a an overview. The words below are not my own, but state easily what this new reasearch is expressing. It's important ...

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Safe and Effective use of Glutamine in Integrative Cancer Care

April 29, 2013
Glutamine is a basic building block of cells and tissue. It is an amino acid that is found abundantly in our bodies and supplied, when under normal conditions, adequately by a balanced diet. Glutamine is to cellular health as bricks are to a chimney – critical and fundamental.
 
So why discuss something so basic?  When the body is under the stress of chemotherapy, radiation or after major surgery, glutamine ...

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Understanding my breast cancer diagnosis

April 22, 2013
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, you have all sorts of information flying at you and you are still reeling from shock while trying to make important medical decisions. I equate it to trying to take a sip of water from a fire hose. Getting advice from an objective source that shares your values is a great resource during this intense time. Here is where a caring naturopathic cancer specialist can ...

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Expert Opinion: Should I "alkalinize?'

April 22, 2013
 
Sage Cancer Care is proud to introduce the wisdom and practice of one of our most respected colleagues, Dr. Katherine Neubauer, ND, FABNO.   She is a published author, speaker and clinician who works in private practice and does consulting nationwide. Beyond her remarkable brain, Dr. Neubaur also brings great heart and art to her integrative cancer approach. Dr. Neubauer will be sharing her insight into ...

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Breast Cancer

April 17, 2013
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids (EFAs) critical to cellular function and human health. Our western diet is notably low in omega-3 fatty acid content and this has been linked to chronic health issues including inflammation, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and brain health. The best source of omega-3 fatty acids are fish oils as well as certain plant oils.  Fish oils are the best place to get the specific ...

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