18. Patient Implementation of Metabolic Therapies for Cancer Management

  1. Thomas N. Seyfried

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch18

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

How to Cite

Seyfried, T. N. (2012) Patient Implementation of Metabolic Therapies for Cancer Management, in Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470584927

Online ISBN: 9781118310311

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Keywords:

  • metabolic therapies for cancer, and notion of patient education;
  • metastatic cell apoptosis without some toxicity, therapies few;
  • DER, a metabolic environment targeting tumor cell energy metabolism;
  • KD-R diet and drugs targeting glucose, ketones and reduced blood glucose;
  • cancer as a genetic cause, as barriers to KD-R use in cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Guidelines for Implementing the Restricted Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment Strategy for Cancer

  • Complicating Issues for Implementing the KD-R as a Treatment Strategy for Cancer

  • Radiation and Chemotherapy is a Standard Treatment for Many Malignant Cancers

  • Compliance

  • Cancer as a Genetic Disease

  • Mechanism of Action?

  • Cachexia

  • Summary

  • References