breast cancer

29 yo F with Cancer

I have 29 yo female with Right Side Invasive Ductal Carcinoma which is Triple Negative. She had a lumpectomy and there has been no spread to lymph nodes. Blood tests were all normal. Because its triple negative she has to undergo chemotherapy (AC Taxol Dose Dense regimen) followed by radiation…

35 yo F with Breast cancer

A mother of two small children got breast cancer after the second childbirth. She has to stay on Tamoxifen for 5 more years. She is extremely fatigued and gained a lot of weight possibly as a side effect of the medication. Does anyone have an advice on a sound supplement…

55 yo F with Breast cancer

55 year old female with breast cancer, chronic constipation, low energy and severe hot flushes. Her main reason for seeking advice is for her constipation, hot flushes and low energy. My client has a very strong family history of cancers (breast, ovarian and colorectal). She was recently diagnosed with breast…

Breast cancer

Hi I would appreciate help and advice regarding a dear friend of mine who has recently been diagnosed with breast ca. She has had a lumpectomy of a 12mm grade 2 tumour, margins clear, nodes clear, ER positive, HER2 negative. Radiotherapy compulsory, chemo not recommended at this stage re histology…

60 yo F with Breast Cancer

This lady has had radiotherapy (overdose she thinks) which resulted in 9 days hospitalisation with uncontrolled pain. The pain is now under control with the use of opiates. She now has gastric sensitivity. Is Permavite the best supplement to use for this.? Whilst putting together a supplement and dietary protocol,…

Breast cancer

Can anyone make any suggestions for a client I have who is suffering from hot flushes since stopping HRT. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, has had a lumpectomy and radiotherapy. She was on HRT but was advised to stop and has been prescribed letrozole which as yet she…

45 yo F with Breast cancer

45 year old female: breast cancer 2009, recurrence in spine (L2) 2012. Organix test results. Following initial mastectomy, chemo and radio, this lady was taking Tamoxifen. Subsequently she was diagnosed with secondary in spine and biopsy confirmed HER positive. She has 3 children, an extremely good diet and a healthy…

Breast cancer

Female client with breast cancer, wanting nutritional support. Has had surgery, about to start chemo and radio I’d really appreciate some reassurance please, as this is will be my first experience of a client with cancer. Her surgeon has said all of the tumour has been removed, and she will…

49 yo F with Breast cancer

Any help with the following case would be gratefully received, thank you. 49, Female, 5.6, 10 stone 8, happily married. 3 teenage daughters, Assistant Head Teacher (primary) Full time Diagnosis of Oestrogen Driven Breast Cancer in December 2015, this is following swelling in foot which prompted visit to GP and…

60 yo F with Breast Cancer

60 yo F, on 2008 successfully treated breast cancer, had 3+ C. Albicans and Blastocystis Hominis – many. Now Cancida is not a question anymore, but she still has B. hominis strongly bothering her. She has had several medications: On 2009 Trikozol 400 mg for the Blastocytis and Fluconazol 100…

48 yo F with fatigue, low libido

She originally came for weight management. She had a partial hysterectomy in 2005 due to fibroids. Still has her ovaries but tests in 2008 showed she was post menopausal. In 2008 she had oestrogen sensitive breast cancer and given Arimidex. Over 3 months she has made good progress with digestive…

Arimadex

Hi. I’m seeing a client next week: Breast Ca 2011, chemo Nov ’11 to Aug’12, followed by Tamoxifen which resulted in DVT, therefore warfarin. Now off warfarin and taking Arimadex instead of Tamoxifen. IBS type symptoms since chemo. Fatigue since Arimadex. What particular focus is required re the Arimadex? Thank…

non-oestrogen dependent breast cancer

Cortisol – Ist sample- 35.1 (H) 2nd -2.6 (L) 3rd 2.3(L) 4th 0.6 L . DHEA 2nd sample 0.07 (L) 3rd 0.08 (L) DHEA :Cortsol Ratio 0.18 L – Test as appeared to have stress as underlying health issue- major family stress – hx daughter anorexia (improving) son schizophrenia (unstable)…

51 yo F with oestrogen dependent breast cancer

51 yrs old lady looking to improve energy levels and immunity. She was diagnosed with oestrogen dependent breast cancer in 2011 and consequently had 2 operations followed by chemotherapy and radiation. She is now on Tamoxifen (20mg daily). During the first consultation I am planning to address necessary dietary changes…

51 yo F with breast cancer

Tofu for breast cancer client on Tamoxifen This 51 year old lady is coming to see me for overall health improvement – she’s been in remission since October last year. I’ve been reading some interesting recent studies on tofu having a protective effect (post any radiation treatment etc). This lady…

62 yo F with Breast Cancer

Stage 2 Breast Cancer Lady age 62, height 5’0”, weight 10 stone, does not work, divorced, son at university, daughter back home now after a year travelling, vegetarian but eats fish, eggs, yogurt, psychotherapist. Presenting Symptoms: lump in breast at site of cannula input during liver cancer treatment Diagnosis: Stage…

43 yo F with breast cancer

Triple negative breast cancer in a 43 year old young mum Hi everyone, has anyone used an effective approach in this type of breast cancer and/or had other experience with it? Posted by Beata

soy phytoestrogens

Is Wholly Immune free of soy phytoestrogens? Want to prescribe it to client with oestrogen breast cancer (presenting with myriad underlying imbalances) but have noticed soy protein isolate listed in the ‘other ingredients’ section, although no genistein etc listed in active ingredients list. Lorraine

BRCA2 carrier

Client who is BRCA2 carrier Would DIM be beneficial in this case, as well as usual dietary advice? Posted by Noonie

Lymphedema

Has anyone had experience dealing with this nutritionally? Male client, late 60s, treated for breast cancer and now suffering with lymphedema. He is in a lot of pain and has cysts on his back and neck which the GP has been treating with antibiotics for the last year (he has…