Could fasting and ketogenic diets make conventional cancer treatment safer and more effective and cut the "financially toxic" high costs? World authorities on cancer causes and best treatment and prevention methods believe so. They flew into Paris for the recent Rethinking Cancer conference at France’s Gustave Roussy Institute. Topics discussed included immunotherapy, autophagy (the body’s natural "clearing house" of debris) and longevity medicine. Age is a big cancer risk factor. Speakers showed that methods to extend healthier lifespans also offered protection from cancer. High on the event menu were ketogenic diets (high fat, low carbohydrate, moderate to low protein), stem cell therapy advances, anti-angiogenesis (stopping cancer’s blood supply) and the metabolic model of cancer. The model holds that cancer is not genetic; it’s a mitochondrial, metabolic disease. The Gustave Roussy Institute is France’s largest and Europe’s premier integrated cancer centre devoted to patient car...

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