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Intriguing Article On Fasting and Chemotherapy

Posted Aug 24 2008 3:45pm 1 Comment
I really wish I had seen this article before I started chemo. I would have tried fasting prior to chemo treatments.



Excerpt from the article



Starving mice for a few days before chemotherapy treatments protected their healthy cells from damaging side effects, offering a possible way to shield cancer patients from the debilitating hair loss, nausea and anemia that now plagues the treatments, researchers reported Tuesday.



The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could also allow the use of more potent chemotherapy doses without endangering patients.






Read the entire article here

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-starve5apr05,0,6821595.story
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Why not try it before your next dose?
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