Making Your Body An Unwelcome Place For Cancer To Grow

Episode 546 42m


Cancer is a topic that scares just as many people as it directly impacts, which is nearly everyone. While the conventional medicine approach to treating the disease is very important and lifesaving, Functional Medicine takes a slightly different approach. In Functional Medicine, we look below the surface to identify what imbalance is allowing the cancer to grow. By focusing on the terrain, you can learn how to reduce the risk of weeds like cancer.

In this episode, I’ll be featuring an in-depth discussion on cancer from my Longevity Roadmap docu-series. In this series, I am joined by my colleagues at The UltraWellness Center: Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD, Medical Director and Physician; Todd LePine, MD, Physician; and George Papanicolaou, DO, Physician. To get all of my longevity tips, sign up for my weekly Longevity newsletter at


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Dr. Mark Hyman: (00:10) Cancer is scary. I can't think of anyone who hasn't been affected by this disease in some shape or form or way. In my family, my sister and my father both die from cancer. I see so many patients who are recovering from cancer and they don't want it to recur. And I see patients who are worried about their genetic risk for cancer. But there are two parts to cancer, the cancer itself and the host in which the cancer grows. And that, my friends, you can do a lot to influence. I don't want you to feel helpless when it comes to this disease, which so, so many people often feel. When it comes to prevention and even how to improve outcomes from treatment,..

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Ep. 546 - Making Your Body An Unwelcome Place For Cancer To Grow