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What You Eat Could be The Difference Between Your Bladder Cancer Returning, or Not

While there is no evidence that a particular diet can reduce your risk, results from multiple studies show a link between bladder cancer and what we eat. So it wouldn’t hurt to stock up on yogurt, green tea, and oranges — and also, they’re delicious, so why wouldn’t you want to?

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Survivors Reduce Cancer Death Risk with Diet

Cancer survivors can lower their risk of cancer-related death in the future by up to 65 percent through a diverse, low fat diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Use Food to Heal You, Not Harm You

When you’re going through treatment for leukemia, your immune system may be weakened, exposing you to a higher risk of infection — which could even come from your food. Take these measures so your food heals you, not harms you.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Quiz: Am I Eating This Right?

When you're recovering from leukemia treatments and your immune system is low, are you taking all of the precautions necessary to ensure you're not putting yourself at risk for infection, like salmonella?

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Head and Neck Cancer Nutrition Tips

A cancer dietitian nutritionist shares her top tips for eating right during head and neck cancer treatment.

By Stephanie Stephens

Life After Tonsil Cancer: One Woman’s Journey

When Lisa lost part of her tongue to an aggressive throat cancer, she had to get creative about food. Here's her story.

By Sheila M. Eldred

10 Ways Good Nutrition Helps Manage Multiple Myeloma

Get to know the foods and practices that will work for you and not against you during your cancer treatment and beyond.

By Stephanie Stephens

Processed Carbs May Raise Risk of Lung Cancer

Eating a lot of white bread, white rice, and other high-glycemic-index foods may increase your risk of lung cancer, according to this study.

By Deborah Kaplan

4 Reasons Red Foods Rock

Not only are red foods fun to eat, but they can also be beneficial to our health. Red foods are so important to our diet that the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recommendations for consumption are higher than what most Americans cur...

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

What Can Jeopardize Cancer Therapy

“Natural” products can make chemotherapy less effective or even toxic, but many patients aren’t telling their doctors, a new study says.

By HealthAfter50