Support for You

Nutrition and Exercise

  • Healthy Habits

    Accept No Substitutes

    Dietary supplements do not prevent cancer and may cause harm. To reduce risk of cancer and recurrence, stay active and eat a healthy diet.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Exploring Amino Acids’ Impact on Tumor Growth

    Researchers are investigating how to match specific dietary changes with therapy to impede cancer progression.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Healthy Habits

    Walking for Exercise

    Getting physically active can start with a simple stroll.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Healthy Habits

    Mushroom for Improvement

    A broad review of existing research finds eating more mushrooms is associated with lower risk of developing cancer.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Get Involved

    Doing Yoga in Recovery

    A volunteer program brings yoga to cancer patients in the hospital.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Improving Your Diet One Plate at a Time

    The New American Plate suggests gradual changes to build healthier eating habits.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Cooking Demos for Cancer Survivors

    Culinary medicine translates the science of nutrition into the art of cooking.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Healthy Habits

    An Alternative to Meat

    Are new plant-based meat alternatives a better way to satisfy burger cravings?

    by Erin O’Donnell

  • Sound Advice

    How Much Fiber is Too Much?

    Clinical dietitian-nutritionist Cara Anselmo offers advice on how to eat a fiber-rich diet without causing digestive discomfort.

  • Get Involved

    Cooking Up Support

    John Hanley's ChemoCookery Twitter account has become a place to share meal ideas and have conversations about cooking, cancer and the crossover between them.

    by Bradley Jones