The Health Explorers: Radio Show Archives
Preventing Breast Cancer - Our guest Frank Weiwel, founder of the grassroots cancer education organization People Against Cancer, discusses the ways in which women can protect themselves from breast cancer through dietary and lifestyle changes.
A Healthy Vegetarian Diet - Dr. Michael Klaper, author of several books on healthy vegetarian diet, dispels myths about vegetarianism and shares with us why a vegetarian diet is in fact a powerful way to avoid health problems such as heart disease and bone loss.
Cancer nutrition - An interview with Dr. Patrick Quillan, P.H.D,author of "Beating Cancer with Nutrition", on the importance of nutritional support to preventing and healing cancer.
Dr. Robert Nagourney and a way to test your own cancer cells to see what will be the most effective treatment for your own particular type of cancer
In this test, your tumor is subjected to 60+ different drugs to see which, if any, cause the cancer cells to die - the idea being that ordinary cancer cells actually live forever and this immortality, rather than the fast growth of the cancer cells, is the reason cancer is so deadly.
By testing for cell death in the laboratory Dr. Nagourney is able to see which drug works on your specific cells, so that you have a kind of designer chemo approach to treatment. Interesting stuff, even for me who hates chemo after seeing its affect on my family, and he is getting very interesting results. For more info see Rational Therapeutics
Story of a survivor of pancreatic cancer
Back Pain - we explored four different ways of trying to overcome back pain on this show: