Posts Tagged 'diet'

Take Care of Your Diet

 

Food, O Food – Can cancer patient eat anything he likes?

SCL was a male of 50 years old. He suffered from advanced, terminal liver cancer. The alpha-fetoprotein on 13 November 1999 was 27,519. SCL started taking herbs (together with the doctor’s liver medication) on 14 November 1999. Since then the alpha-fetoprotein had reduced gradually (Table 8). During the Chinese New Year he took three pieces of lor bak (fried sausage) and a plate of char- hor-fun (Chinese noodle). The alpha-fetoprotein ...

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Iron and Cancer

by Yeong Sek Yee & Khadijah Shaari

IRON – WHAT IT IS

Iron is a mineral essential for life and is found in red blood cells. Iron’s primary role is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Much of the iron in the body occurs in the haemoglobin.

Haemoglobin is the component of red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen and deliver it to the body’s tissues. Iron is thus an important component of ...

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