Author | Jyothirmai Gubili, MS

Articles

Herb-Drug Interactions in Cancer Care

October 17, 2018

In this article, we describe the mechanisms via which interactions between herbs and prescription drugs may occur, and highlight four popular herbs and a medicinal mushroom commonly used by cancer patients, along with reports of their interactions with standard drugs.

The Role of Physical Activity in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, and Survivorship

June 15, 2013

This article will review these intersections of exercise and oncology, discuss the known mechanisms by which exercise exerts its salutary effects, and touch upon the future directions of exercise research in the oncology setting. Finally, recommendations are provided for clinicians to help patients with and without cancer take advantage of the benefits of physical activity.