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A 2017 study reported in the media determined cancer patients that used alternative therapies were five times more likely to die, in comparison to those who received conventional therapy. How could this be true, I wondered, considering my long-term experience with cancer patients—then it occurred to me to read the study’s fine print. This is yet another apple comparison to oranges that is quite concerning and misguiding.



Here’s a very interesting new study conducted at Tulane University that with very interesting findings study that led me to revisit the health benefits of melatonin. The researchers found melatonin offers particularly strong protection against reproductive cancers. In particular, it determined that Tamoixfen, a breast cancer drug when given to animals who slept well and had normal melatonin levels killed the cancer cells while those who didn’t do.


For a long time physicians have not considered the impact a serious diagnosis of cancer has on the patient.  We know it is a shocking and emotionally harrowing experience, I for one, never considered that it could actually cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in over 50 per cent of the women  experiencing breast cancer.   […]