How Does Vitamin C Work To Fight Cancer?

How Does Vitamin C Work To Fight Cancer?

At San Francisco Natural Medicine, intravenous nutritional therapy (IVNT) is one of our most useful and popular therapies. Our doctors use IVNT to replenish nutrients in people with chronic illness or absorption problems, to support and strengthen the immune response, to help fight infection, to support people with cancer and a host of other health issues and concerns.

The doctors at SFNM support an integrative approach to cancer care and we will continue to monitor research like this so we can better serve our patients using the latest research findings.

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Cancer Diagnosis—How Your ND Can Help Maximize Your Success

Cancer Diagnosis—How Your ND Can Help Maximize Your Success

Being diagnosed with cancer can be very scary, confusing and overwhelming. The name itself conjures up fear, even though cancer is not one disease but many, with different types, stages, treatment options and outcomes. Depending on the type of cancer and the stage at diagnosis, mainstream treatments may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy and a host of other treatments specific to certain types of cancer or after genetic testing.

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Cancer Prevention—Tips You Should Know

Cancer Prevention—Tips You Should Know

In both naturopathic and Chinese medicine, prevention is the best medicine. Nutrition and lifestyle habits are some of the most important factors in cancer prevention and treatment. Here are some tips to help reduce your risk of cancer.

Cancer Prevention Tips from American Institute for Cancer Research

  • Be as lean as possible within your normal range of body mass.
  • Be physically active as a part of everyday life.
  • Limit consumption of calorie-dense foods and sugary drinks.
  • Eat mostly foods of plant origin.
  • Limit intake of red meat and avoid processed meat.
  • Limit alcoholic drinks.
  • Limit salt consumption.
  • Avoid moldy grains, nuts and beans (these may contain aflatoxins).
  • Aim to meet nutritional needs through diet.
  • Do not smoke and avoid exposure to tobacco smoke.
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