Cancer Resource Center

Nutrition & Cancer

Naturally, patients diagnosed with cancer grasp at any diet or complementary therapy promising to promote survivorship and clinicians are used to fielding questions about different diet fads. Currently, word of the ketogenic diet’s ability to “starve” cancer cells of the glucose they need to…

The New Face of Oral Cancer

Jerry Wilck had no reason to suspect anything. Why would he? He only smoked for a couple of years and gave it up more than 40 years ago. He didn’t drink excessively, didn’t have a family history of cancer, and took good care of…

DVT, PE & Cancer

An estimated 900,000 people in the U.S. develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) each year. Up to 20 percent of these cases occur in cancer patients. The U.S. Surgeon General estimates there are 100,000-180,000 fatal PE cases annually, making DVT/PE the…

DVT, PE & Cancer

This article appeared June 13 in the online edition of ADVANCE. The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis. Cancer and DVT. (2012). Retrieved from the World Wide Web, www.preventdvt.org Kasthuri, R. National Blood Clot Alliance. Cancer and Blood Clots: Clinical Corner. (2012). Retrieved from the World Wide Web: www.stoptheclot.org Raskob, G., et…

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