The Working Group for Prevention and Integrative Oncology of the German Cancer Society CAM-PRIO investigated whether breast cancer patients wanted to use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in their treatment situation. The objective was to assess the changes of CAM use between radiotherapy for breast cancer and the follow-up. Altogether 107 patients completed a questionnaire […]

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In his recent book ”The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery” (2020) [1] doctor Jason Fung has produced an interesting chapter describing the history of chemotherapy. Next follows a summary of Dr. Fung’s text and some additional thoughts made by us. The excellent book by Fung is highly recommended.   Selective […]

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It is familiar to all of us that music is associated with good feelings [1, 2, 3]. Music has been an integral part of our culture of entertainment [4]. When we listen to music, the function of the immune system and nervous system improves [5]. Even cancer patients that are recovering from cancer surgery and […]

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In December 2019, an outbreak of a novel corona virus (COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2) was reported initially in Wuhan state, Hubei province of China. The virus has since then spread all over the world and WHO has declared a pandemic spread worldwide.   Typically COVID-19 comes with high fever accompanied by respiratory abnormalities like coughing and […]

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Cancer has been nested into our health conversation as the final roadmap to death. This is not the whole truth. Not all cancers are fatal. In fact, there is currently a perception that cancer is a very individual disease. Every cancer is different and progresses or stops growing, maybe even leaves our body in a […]

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