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April 2021

She’s Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her Diet

She’s Beating Leukemia With a Healthy Change to Her Diet

Published: Apr 8, 2021   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Medical Updates   |   No Comments

More details about the study from Gabrielle’s Angels grantee Dr. Etan Orgel! The study found that kids who ate healthier, slightly cut their calorie intake, and burned a bit more energy through exercise wound up with a lot fewer cancer cells lingering in their bodies following their first month of chemo, compared with an earlier […]

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Diet and exercise may increase efficacy of chemotherapy for children with cancer

Diet and exercise may increase efficacy of chemotherapy for children with cancer

Published: Apr 2, 2021   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Medical Updates   |   No Comments

(left: Dr. Steven Mittelman, right: Dr. Etan Orgel) New research published today in the journal Blood Advances is the first to show that restricting calories, reducing fat and sugar intake, and increasing physical activity may boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy for older children and adolescents with leukemia. This intervention, which improved chemotherapy outcomes for children […]

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