Dr. Jason Fung (IG: @drjasonfung) is a physician, author, and researcher. His groundbreaking science-based books about diabetes and obesity have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and challenged the conventional wisdom that diabetics should be treated with insulin.
This conversation is based off of Dr. Fung’s latest book, The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery.
In this episode, we discuss:
- What is cancer?
- The history of cancer
- The 3 modern cancer paradigms
- Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy aka cutting, burning, poisoning
- The Human Genome Project & The Cancer Genome Atlas
- What causes genetic mutations?
- The 8 hallmarks of cancer
- The differences between unicellular & multicellular cells
- The environment is responsible for 70-80% of cancers
- Types of carcinogens
- Chronic sub lethal damage causes cancer
- Radiation treatment can cause secondary malignancies
- What is immune surveillance?
- Why does cancer develop to kill itself?
- The truth behind the high price of cancer drugs
- How effective are cancer drugs?
- Treating cancer with immunotherapy
- Nutrition and cancer
- Obesity is a big risk factor for cancer
- What is hyperinsulinemia?
- Insulin is a potent growth hormone
- The increased risk of cancer for type 2 diabetics
- Metastasis is not a late stage thing, it actually occurs very early on
- Treating cancer with adaptive therapy
- Intermittent fasting moves your body from growth mode into repair & regeneration mode
- Green tea has an anti-cancer effect
- The entire cancer field is changing
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Dr. Jason Fung - The Cancer Code (book)
Dr. Jason Fung's website (The Fasting Method)
Follow Dr. Jason Fung on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Dr. Jason Fung - Life In The Fasting Lane (book)
Dr. Jason Fung (books)
Listen to Dr. Jason Fung previously on TUHP (episode #369)
The Human Genome Project
The Cancer Genome Atlas
Douglas Hanahan, Robert A Weinberg - Hallmarks Of Cancer (article)
Women’s Health Initiative
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