20. Case Studies and Personal Experiences in Using the Ketogenic Diet for Cancer Management

  1. Thomas N. Seyfried

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch20

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) Case Studies and Personal Experiences in Using the Ketogenic Diet 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.ch20

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:

  • case studies, ketogenic diet for cancer management;
  • pediatric oncology patients, ketogenic diet on tumor metabolism;
  • Raffi's success with KD, dietary intake of carbohydrates, tumor progression;
  • KD, implemented meeting client's specific needs, goals and objectives;
  • KD as best-practice and “Numbers” crucial indicators, and willing compliance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Tumor Metabolism and Nutritional Status in Pediatric Oncology Patients: Comments from Dr. Linda Nebeling

  • Raffi's Story: Comments from Miriam Kalamian

  • Biological Plausibility that Cancer is a Metabolic Disease Dependent for Growth on Glucose and Glutamine: Comments from Dr. Bomar Herrin

  • Using the Restricted Ketogenic Diet for Brain Cancer Management: Comments from Neuro-Oncologist, Dr. Kraig Moore

  • The Ketogenic Diet for Brain Cancer Management: Comments from Beth Zupec-Kania

  • Summary

  • References