Dr. Steve Freedland, from Cedar Sinai conducted a controlled, randomized clinical study that evaluated the efficacy of an extremely low carbohydrate diet on the side effects of hormone therapy (ADT). The study showed that an extreme diet has a positive impact on many of the side negative effects as well as causing significant weight loss that probably has many other additional positive health effects. An interview with Dr. Freedland is available at: https://healthunlocked.com/advanced-prostate-cancer/posts/134335778/low-carb-diet-adt as well as another interview with him that basically repeating the findings already mentioned at: urologytimes.modernmedicine... Briefly, summing up some of his findings he reported that: "In [...]
Malecare launches Cancergraph, a Quality of Life mobile app recording. It's free on the iOS Apple App store, right now! Go to the App store on your iPhone or Download here https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cancergraph/id1114343314?mt=8 Android coming in November. Cancergraph tracks your cancer symptoms and side effects over days, months and years. Designed by cancer survivors and caregivers, Cancergraph focuses on the unique experiences faced only by those of us who are diagnosed with one or more cancers. Cancergraph records each of your symptom’s severity, time of day or night and location of occurrence, with just one tap on the app. Cancergraph removes [...]
Chemotherapy with Taxotere (docetaxel) might not be considered because the side effects are misunderstood. Individual experiences and side effects differ widely from one man to another. n Generally, chemotherapy is not as toxic as we think. Even if a patient feels that his chemotherapy is causing more grief than relief, it can be discontinued; there is no contract that will require anyone to continue any treatment that either is not working or makes their quality of life intolerable. On the Malecare Health Unlocked on line Advanced Prostate Cancer support group the following question and responses just appeared (names removed): Question: [...]
Clinical Trial Results, Both Negative and Positive, Will Now Have To Be Reported In A Timely Manner!
Clinical trials are the main stream of developing and then getting necessary approvals for drugs to be able to make it to market. Drug companies, like every other company and every individual want only to have successes. We all also have egos and when there is a failure we often prefer to bury that information so that it doesn’t reflect poorly on us. This is human nature and it can serve as an economic driver for drug companies. When clinical trials do fail this information is most often not reported. Also, sometimes when trials do succeed the information, for various [...]