See how Shobha went beyond treatment to overcome the fear of cancer and lead a healthy, harmonious and normal life.
Breast Cancer Survivor
The least you can do is everything
Mohit Saxena, Caregiver
Learning to walk again
Dr. Smitha, Caregiver
CARER gave me the support I needed during treatment
Padmaja N, Breast Cancer Survivor
I’m grateful to team CARER
Role of CARER’s personalised cancer support in Patient lives
Why is nutrition important for cancer patients?
Here’s how you can decrease the chances of a cancer relapse
Managing your hormones
The importance of a healthy gut and immunity for cancer
The other day I had an intense debate with a friend about the future and more importantly the future of this earth we call home. She called us parasites and that tilted the scale for me.
Cancer can be called a cluster of more than 100 diseases which arise due to uncontrolled cellular growth.
When we are inflicted by cancer, whether it has happened to us or to a loved one, we can’t see the world the same way again.
Cancer affects us on a mental and physical level. Many people experience change in their bodies.
Physical changes will happen. Thats the process.
We often celebrate the time when a loved one has come to the end of a long, dreary, painful treatment for cancer.
Very rarely does a certain topic or issue bother me.
The terms “patient centric”, “personalised care” and “holistic health” seem to be the new focus area.
Today we are going to be talking about the gut.
The alcohol content found in alcoholic beverages is called ethanol (ethyl alcohol). It’s made when yeast ferments the sugars in
Breast cancer can be more difficult for few people when compared to others. One way that it’s proven to be more is when
The number of cancer cases in India is on a rise constantly and unfortunately not everyone takes this seriously. Therefore it’s important for us to
“Cancer screening”, you must have heard this term at least once in your lifetime. Do you know what cancer screening is?
Cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread.
We understand that being a caregiver is as stressful as your loved one suffering from cancer. We know you
Diabetes is a condition where your pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin or does not use it efficiently.
Today there are various types of cancer treatments available in the field of medicine
Sometimes, bone cancer, soft tissue sarcoma or other types of malignancies can result in losing
The cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy
Smoking, if not anything, has become a trend today and at the same time one of the most common causes of lung cancer
Cancer is hard not only for someone who is suffering from it but also for his/ her loved ones. It can be hard both
Cancer is not common in young adults, but a wide variety of cancer types can occur in this age group and treating these
We all know about the physical toll cancer can have on the body, but what about the mental implications it
We understand that receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can be one of the most distressing events
Involved with the treatment. Unfortunately, cancer is a very expensive treatment and
requires a substantial amount of investment. Hence the worry
Finding out a loved one has cancer can be overwhelming. Cancer affects not only the person diagnosed but
It is the process where we use the energy of light which is colour to help create a balance in our lives.
Finding out that someone you know has cancer can be difficult. If you’re very close to the person
You begin a new chapter in your life when cancer treatment ends. One that can bring hope and happiness
Many patients question whether they are making the right decisions to continue with their regular profession because
There are a lot of emotions to process when you find out you have cancer, which does not change when you are
Discuss the feelings and concerns with your closest family members and/or friends
Mental health benefits of meditation include better focus and concentration, improved self-awareness
Integrative oncology, the diagnosis-specific field of integrative medicine, addresses symptom control
We all know that there are great advances in treatment, but cancer still remains as
Any kind of physical activity helps, even if it is not at a moderate or vigorous level. More studies are showing that
Your body image is how you feel about the way you look. Cancer and its treatment can change how you
Exercise is an important part of a cancer treatment plan. A growing amount of research shows that
It’s possible to manage pain effectively for most cancer patients and survivors
As a result of a cancer diagnosis and treatment, many cancer patients and survivors experience physical
Each person is unique and heals differently. Moreover, there are many types of cancers
As a beginner to yoga you might feel overwhelmed by the number of poses and their postures
A professional who is trained in food science and nutrition from a qualified
Vitamin C is a nutrient that is found in food, such as oranges, grapefruit, papaya
Fat is one of the main nutrients in our food and also one of the main sources of energy. It serves many functions in our body
Most of us buy organic food and eat it fresh. We try to eat in moderation and maintain a healthy schedule
Indeed, cooking at home is safe. Maybe you are buying the right ingredients from the right source
Sugar or glucose feed every cell in the body, including cancer cells. If you eat too many calories
Our immune system is the one responsible for protecting us from foreign invaders like harmful bacteria
Food preservation refers to the processes you use to prepare food for safe, long-term storage.
Protein is one of the essential nutrients for cancer patients and we recommend that it needs to be included in all
Polyphenols are phytonutrients found in plant based foods such as vegetables, fruits, herbs, spices and nuts
Pesticides are chemicals that prevent insects, weeds and fungi from damaging crops. Farmers use them
Food grown without using any fertilizers, pesticides, and other synthetic additives and animal products
It’s excess body weight in terms of fat mass. Obesity is a growing problem in our society today, due to the
Ketogenic diet or keto diet is a low carb, adequate protein and high fat diet. The idea
We know what you go through when you have cancer or when you are undergoing
The cancer treatment is done and now what? How do I protect myself from the recurrence? What kind of
While some of us prefer conventional methods of treatment for cancer, there are few people who opt for something
Ginseng is the root of plants in the genus Panax, such as Korean ginseng, South China ginseng, and American ginseng
There is no one specific anti-cancer diet that has proven to cure cancer. There are however a few set guidelines that
Free radicals are generated in our body as a result of various metabolic processes taking place in our body when
Do you know exactly what you’re eating? Do you know all those ingredients used in making the bread that you consume
People who are undergoing cancer treatment might end up facing a few side-effects as part and parcel of the drugs
I know, eating could be a challenge while you are undergoing cancer treatment. But eating the right food can help in
Just like protein and small portions of complex carbs, our body needs fat as well! It acts as insulation and
Artificial sweeteners are sugar substitutes or food additives, added in the food and beverages to make them taste sweet.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), is one of the most important herbs in the field of Ayurveda. It’s also known as
Calcium is one of the important minerals that our body needs in order to bring about vascular contraction and vasodilation
Is there any association between consumption of dairy and cancer? Is it bad for our health? Can one consume milk if he
Dietary supplements are also called nutritional supplements. You might need to have dietary supplements
Misconceptions about cancer causes can lead to unnecessary worry about your health and in some cases can also cause
European mistletoe is a plant that grows on several different trees. The berry, leaf and stem of European
Mushrooms are part of the fungus family and there are hundreds of different species. They have been
Diabetes is a chronic disease condition which occurs when your body is unable to produce enough insulin or
Like other side effects, anemia is also one of the most common side effects seen in people undergoing cancer treatment
Blood pressure is the pressure of blood pushing against the arteries which are the major blood vessels
Intermittent fasting is the period of voluntary fasting and resuming with healthy eating over a given period
Those who have Type 2 Diabetes must have heard this term insulin resistance. For those who have not
A healthy immune system acts as a barrier against potential invaders such as harmful bacteria, viruses and other
Have you ever got injured or been bitten by a mosquito or an ant? If you have, then you must have noticed that small
We know that cooking food is a part of our daily lives. It can make food taste better; it ensures that the food is
Yes, balance is the key and we all know that! Be it in terms of what we eat, what we feel, what we do
Intestinal microbiota, or gut flora and the gut barrier determine gut health. Inside the gut are about 100
In simple words, it’s a two way connection between the gut and the brain. This two way communication network includes the
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a recurring dietary pattern in which individuals consume little to no calories for
While you are undergoing cancer treatment, your mood, cravings and the taste keeps changing. We understand if you
Yes, it’s important to eat nutritious food throughout your life. At the same time it’s also essential to keep in
A drug interaction is a situation in which a substance affects the activity of a drug, i.e. the effects are increased
Sugar craving is the desire to eat anything sweet. It’s different when compared to the normal hunger that we feel
Cruciferous veggies are a member of the family of vegetables that includes broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower
Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle. These natural processes
When the country’s leading oncologist speaks up for holistic care
Lets really speak personalised care
Cancer Prevention and Immunity Building: Importance of a healthy gut
India needs an integrative approach to cancer, and now
Cancer care doesn’t get more comprehensive than this
Proof (from around the world) that our highly personalised care programs are clinically approved, effective and definitely the need of the hour.
Increased absorption, a stronger immune system, management of treatment side effects, detoxification – the right kind of diet makes all the difference from diagnosis to recovery and even in the dreaded relapse.
A Cancer Journal For Clinicians
Lifestyle habits and colorectal cancer
How nutritional status predicts quality of life outcomes in cancer
Addressing complexity in diet and health
Lifestyle as a risk factor for cancer: a study
Studies show that the simple act of focusing on your breathing for 20-30 minutes a day can help curb spasms, boost energy, reduce stress and improve your physical health significantly. If you’re coping with cancer, that can only be a good thing right?
Series: Benefits of Integrative Therapy
Mindfulness meditation for
The road to recovery
Very few families that are dealing with cancer want to really talk about the big C. Leading oncologists have stressed the importance of psychological counseling in helping patients and their families recover.
How counselling can help
Genetic cancer risk assessment and counselling
Calling breast cancer out
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