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No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

Thomas Campbell, M.D., a worldwide bestselling author and authority on nutrition and a family physician at the University of Rochester Medical Center, is conducting an eight-week pilot study among women with stage 4 breast cancer. We sat down with him to talk food, psychology, and what people with breast cancer can do to improve their eating habits. 

Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar. It’s a topic that often comes up when discussing diet, particularly for those concerned about cancer. Some may wonder about the impact of eliminating sugar when it comes to cancer risk, but unfortunately, it’s not a simple answer because healthy cells need sugar to make energy. Wilmot’s registered dietitians, Sue Czap and Melissa Zahn, help explain the relationship between sugar and cancer.

Brain Cancer Symptoms: When should I see a doctor?

Brain Cancer Symptoms: When should I see a doctor?

Brain cancer is fairly rare compared to other types of cancer, but knowing common symptoms of the disease is important. If you experience these or other symptoms, it's important to tell a medical professional. 

Face-to-Face with a Top Urologist and Wilmot Partner

Face-to-Face with a Top Urologist and Wilmot Partner

Jean Joseph, M.D., M.B.A., is hard to miss on the campus of the University of Rochester Medical Center. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the renowned surgeon is often seen striding down corridors in scrubs between cases, busy offering a phone consultation or responding to email. With high-quality technique and skill, Joseph has removed thousands of cancers and taught a generation of surgeons — but he also tries to practice the art of medicine. He calls his patients the night before surgery to answer questions and suggest they get a good night’s sleep. The joke is that they often say, “No, YOU get a good night’s sleep!”