John A. McDougall, MD: Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

John McDougall, MD presents “Does Sugar Feed Cancer?” at the 2017 Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, California. Also see: Does Sugar Feed Cancer? Webinar: Dr. McDougall talks about Sugar
Breast Cancer Treatments

Breast Cancer Treatments: Barbaric and Brutal

As a physician, I have had the opportunity to counsel hundreds of women with breast cancer. Early in my career I recognized that breast cancer is caused by, and the rate of growth is promoted by, the Western diet.
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch Publishes Large Study Showing Mammography Does More Harm Than Good

H. Glibert Welch, MD - Publishes large study showing mammography does more harm than good in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Simple sugar is not health food. However, one devastating result of the exaggeration of the role played by sugar in common diseases has been the promotion of low-carbohydrate diets to prevent and even treat common cancers.
Dr. John McDougall

Save Yourself from Colon Cancer

Worldwide, colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cause of death from cancer, with 1.4 million new cases and 700,000 deaths annually. Almost all cases of this disease are found in people who eat the Western Diet, high in animal foods, vegetable oils, and highly refined, low-fiber
John A. McDougall, M.D.

A Healthy Diet Will Slow and/or Stop Most Cancers. Why Not?

More than 30 years ago, I (John McDougall, MD) performed and published the first study on the dietary treatment of breast cancer. Although it was a small study circulated by an obscure journal, this was an important beginning for the current medical thinking that a healthy diet should

Early Detection for Cancer Is a Risky Business

Accepting an examination of your body parts in an effort to find cancer earlier means you are willing to risk your life today for the theoretical possibility that you will gain extra years in the distant future.
Fatty Foods

Dr. McDougall’s Comments on the National Headline About the March 18, 2014 Annals of Internal Medicine Article Suggesting Saturated Fat (Dairy, Meat, and Eggs) Is OK to Eat

1) I agree with the conclusion that polyunsaturated fats (fish oil) and monounsaturated fat (olive oil) are not going to prevent heart disease. They are at least fattening and most likely promote cancer. 2) However, I know that one of their main conclusions is wrong: That it is OK to


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