chemo and nutrition

Chemo and Nutrition

by Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS
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Nutrition + Medicine = Improved Resuults

While chemotherapy and radiation can kill cancer cells, these therapies are general toxins against your body cells also. A well-nourished cancer patient can protect healthy cells against the toxic effects of chemo and radiation, thus making the cancer cells more vulnerable to the medicine. Proper nutrition can make chemo and radiation more of a selective toxin against the cancer and less damaging to the patient.

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