UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine: “Should I restrict my carbohydrate intake to help my body fight cancer?”
The Charlie Foundation is the leading institution sponsoring research on the theraputic use of the ketogenic diet to treat both epilepsy and cancer. They have lots of helpful resources and information.
Dr. Thomas Seyfried, a professor at Boston College, has published extensive research showing the effectiveness of a ketogenic diet in controlling the growth of brain tumors in mice.
Dr. Seyfried’s book is a bit technical and dense. He recommends Tripping Over the Truth, The Metabolic Theory of Cancer by Travis Christofferson
Dr. Valter Longo of UCSB has conducted studies of patients fasting while on chemotherapy. Video Interview here
Andrew Scarborough (@ascarbs) is a research scientist and brain cancer patient using ketosis to manage his epilepsy and cancer. A leading expert on his own condition, Andrew’s story is very compelling for those looking for inspiration in their own struggle against brain cancer.
The evidence is growing as more and more cancer patients are using ketosis in combination with other therapiesore