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Research Update

Research Update

In May of 2016 we awarded a substantial grant to Dr. Thomas Seyfried’s lab at Boston College. The grant is funding the exploration of a cocktail of metabolic therapies in a metastatic mouse model. The experiment will test the combination of the ketogenic diet, glycolytic inhibitors, oxygen therapy, glutamine inhibitors, exogenous ketones, and other metabolic […]

Research Update

Research Update

Single Cause Single Cure has funded a remarkable study combining oxaloacetate with various metabolic therapies. The results were so compelling that a larger and more comprehensive study was commissioned and is currently underway. We will present the results as soon as we possibly can. On another front, SCSC is in talks to fund a “dream” […]

Review of ‘The Truth in Small Doses: Why We’re Losing the War on Cancer-and How to Win It’

Review of ‘The Truth in Small Doses: Why We’re Losing the War on Cancer-and How to Win It’

Once again Clifton Leaf has generated a rich, circumspect, and sobering narrative on the war against cancer.  Leaf takes readers on an expansive journey — one minute your sitting with him in a cancer ward, sharing a profoundly human, and personal moment between him and his father — the next your traveling through sub-Saharan Africa with a […]

Prevention is Always the Best Medicine

Prevention is Always the Best Medicine

Prevention is always the best and easiest way to avoid disease.  We are all aware of the lifestyle adjustments necessary to prevent heart disease and diabetes, but beyond smoking, the necessary lifestyle adjustments to prevent cancer are not always clear. Dr. Seyfried of Boston College contends a periodic fast may be the best way to […]

Fighting Cancer with Fats

Fighting Cancer with Fats

Researcher Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD, and her team at the Barrow Neuro-Oncology Research Laboratory in Phoenix Arizona, have uncovered some interesting qualities of the ketogenic diet.  In an article titled, “Fighting Cancer with Fats,” Scheck explains how the production of reactive oxygen species (free radicals) is reduced in tumor tissue when ketone bodies are present, […]

The Fleecing of America

The Fleecing of America

Everyone needs to read this article. In a time when everyone agrees the rise of heath care costs are unsustainable — it seems like a good time to look at what we are getting for the outrageous price take.  With respect to cancer, it turns out, not much. It seems ethical to call this what […]