A lot of people who are facing ovarian cancer, or any cancer for that matter, read or hear things about what they should be eating/drinking/taking in supplement form to help fight the cancer. But the simple truth is, a well-balanced diet is still the best bet.
“We get questions all the time about what kind of nutrition patients should take while they are on active treatment,” Marisa Gholson, a Physician’s Assistant at Compass Oncology in Portland, Oregon, told SurvivorNet. “We get questions all the time about whether they should cut out dairy, or sugar, or soy. Basically what I tell patients is that you should eat a well-balanced diet. There’s not great evidence that cutting out sugar or dairy or soy is going to slow down or reverse the growth of your cancer.”Read More