Keeping Abreast of the Facts

There’s growing evidence that nutrition and lifestyle changes can impact prevention, development, progression and survival in breast cancer. Here I share a few references for the studies that underpin my work:

Allen, B.G. et al., 2014. Ketogenic diets as an adjuvant cancer therapy: History and potential mechanism. Redox Biology, 2, pp.963–970.

Aragón, F., 2014. Modification in the diet can induce beneficial effects against breast cancer. World Journal of Clinical Oncology, 5(3), p.455. 

Azrad, M., Turgeon, C. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., 2013. Current evidence linking polyunsaturated Fatty acids with cancer risk and progression. Frontiers in oncology, 3(September), p.224.

Boon, H.S., Olatunde, F. & Zick, S.M., 2007. Trends in complementary/alternative medicine use by breast cancer survivors: comparing survey data from 1998 and 2005. BMC women’s health, 7(1), p.4.

Bozzetti, F. & Zupec-Kania, B., 2016. Toward a cancer-specific diet. Clinical Nutrition, 35(5), pp.1188–1195.

Branca, J. Pacini, S. Ruggiero, M., 2018 Effects of Pre-surgical Vitamin D Supplementation and Ketogenic Diet in a Patient with Recurrent Breast Cancer. Anticancer Research, October 2015 vol. 35 no. 10 5525-5532.

Cornelius, C. et al., 2013. Stress responses, vitagenes and hormesis as critical determinants in aging and longevity: Mitochondria as a “ chi.” Immunity and Ageing, 10(1), p.15.

Hanahan, D. & Weinberg, R.A., 2011. Hallmarks of cancer: The next generation. Cell, 144(5), pp.646–674.

İyikesici, M.S. et al., 2017. Efficacy of Metabolically Supported Chemotherapy Combined with Ketogenic Diet, Hyperthermia, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Stage IV Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Cureus. 

Lee, C. & Longo, V.D., 2011. Fasting vs dietary restriction in cellular protection and cancer treatment: from model organisms to patients. Oncogene, 30(30), pp.3305–3316. 

Noakes, T.D. & Windt, J., 2017. Evidence that supports the prescription of low-carbohydrate high-fat diets: A narrative review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(2), pp.133–139.

Schwabe, R.F. & Jobin, C., 2013. The microbiome and cancer. Nature reviews. Cancer, 13(11), pp.800–12. 

Toledo, E. et al., 2015. Mediterranean Diet and Invasive Breast Cancer Risk Among Women at High Cardiovascular Risk in the PREDIMED Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 175(11), p.1.