Research Clears Up Controversy Over Role of Nutrition and Dietary
Supplements in Cancer Treatment
Angeles CA, 4 May 2004
Source: The Cure Our Children Foundation
Cure Our Children Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to
children, announced today the publication of its extensive research
clearing up the role of nutrition and dietary supplements for those
undergoing treatment for cancer. The foundation concluded that as
long as the role of nutrition and dietary supplements is complementary
to the medical treatment of cancer, and well designed, the overall
benefits are clear.
and nutrition experts interviewed for this research project stated
that when designed and used appropriately, nutrition and dietary
supplement programs can help maintain strong blood and immune systems,
keep electrolytes in balance, lessen nausea, improve appetite and
digestion, and generally give the cancer patient more energy so
they feel better.
elements of the research include:
instructions on basic nutrition, and its application to the cancer
extensive overview and explanation of the numerous dietary supplement
categories and ingredients which are useful for cancer patients.
listing of the recognized organizations that train and certify
individuals to qualify them to provide nutrition and dietary supplement
phone numbers, and web links for sources of nutritional and supplement
products and information, along with lists of organizations that
can also assist.
guidance on how to design and apply a nutrition and dietary supplement
program for the cancer patient, or a healthcare professional.
foundation research is available for free at the Cure Our Children
Foundation website: www.cureourchildren.org/nutrition.htm
Cure Our Children Foundation identifies important under-researched
children's issues and devotes extensive resources to explain and
guide parents, professionals, government and the public. The results
of the research are provided for free as a public service. Research
is supported by donations to the foundation. The foundation has
a number of other exciting research projects in the planning stages.
The foundation receives thousands of website visits every month.
Cure Our Children Foundation (www.cureourchildren.org)