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25 November 2020

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Resveratrol: A multitargeted agent for age-associated chronic diseases

by Manuela Boyle
The stilbene resveratrol has been found in fruits such as grapes, peanuts, and berries. Resveratrol exhibits anticancer properties against a wide variety of tumours, including lymphoid and myeloid cancers, multiple myeloma, and cancers of the breast, prostate, stomach, colon and pancreas.
The...

25 November 2020

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Turmeric reduces chemotherapy-induced palmar-plantar syndrome.

by Manuela Boyle
Xeloda (Capecitabine) is the oral form of chemotherapy agent 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) which is administered intravenously. Both drugs are widely used in a broad range of cancers. The mechanism of action is inhibition of mitosis (cell division).
One of the most common side effects of these drugs is p...

25 November 2020

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Lifestyle Factors That Impact Breast Cancer Risk

Alcohol: Drinking Alcohol Increases Risk of Breast Cancer Weight and Body Composition: Excess body fat increases risk for post-menopausal breast cancer. Lean muscle, low body fat decreases risk of pre-menopausal breast cancers Physical Activity: Sedentary behaviour is linked to increased ri...

19 November 2020

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Top Anti-Oestrogen Foods

by Manuela Boyle
Oestrogen feeds and fuels 80 percent of all breast cancers via oestrogen binding to an estrogen receptor on the cell's surface. The goal of hormone therapy is to reduce oestrogen levels in the body with either an aromatase inhibitor or a hormonal blocker like tamoxifen. Research has shown t...

19 November 2020

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What about cancer survivors

by Manuela Boyle
Breast Cancer Survivors: Consistent findings from population studies indicate no increased risk for breast cancer survivors who consume soy foods. In fact, limited evidence shows potential for greater overall survival, and perhaps decreased recurrence, among women a year or more after diagnosis...

Associations

  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australasian Integrative Medicine Association
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • British Naturopathic Association

Disclaimer: Manuela Boyle is not a registered medical practitioner or specialist medical oncologist. Manuela Boyle is a general health service provider who is not legally required to be registered under National Health Practitioner regulation law. She practises under the national Code of Conduct that sets standards to general health service providers who are not regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Manuela Boyle is an accredited member of the following professional organisations:
NHAA (Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia), SIO (Society of Integrative Oncology) USA, AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medical Association), IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine) USA