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  Fasting and Cancer: Has Nature Provided a Treatment All Along? As a radiation oncologist, my research generally involves studying ways to make radiation therapy work better to kill cancer cells with fewer side effects. Oftentimes, this includes reducing the…
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Cleaning out Your Closet

Caveman Doctor Refrigerator

Many carnivorous animals eat their prey while it is still moving — heart beating and all — as seen on nature channels when lions overtake zebras, and cheetahs feast on gazelles. Other prey eat their victims shortly after death. Vultures…
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Is Your Life “On Call”? Five Life Lessons from an Oncologist


I love my job. I love taking care of my patients, many of whom are terminally ill the first time I meet them. They are often seeing me to soothe their pain so they can spend their remaining days with…
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“Nothing on the News but the Blues”


Yes, “Nothing on the news but the blues” is from a Kanye West song. He is a self-proclaimed genius, so apparently all of his lyrics should strike a chord with me, and this one actually did. To be honest, I…
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Do You Work for Your Dinner?

Meat & Potatoes

Do We Deserve Dinner Tonight?   This thought rarely, if ever, crosses our minds nowadays. Though, that was not always the case for humankind or in some parts of the world currently. Many people have to walk several miles, hunt…
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Dr. Champ at IHMC Evening Lecture Series


Watch the video on YouTube.     Augmenting Cancer Therapy with Diet: Have We Found a Sweet Spot?   Dr. Champ was recently invited to present his research on the link between diet and cancer diagnosis and treatment at Florida’s…
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Can Exercise Make You Fat?


The thought of exercise actually making us fatter is impossible for most people to comprehend. Yet, judging by the continued increase in rates of obesity paralleled with increased rates of gym membership, we are clearly doing something wrong. What if…
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Take the Pledge for Breast Cancer Awareness


With breast cancer awareness month recently coming to a close, there is no better time to stress the importance of women taking their health into their own hands. As discussed last week, the entire point of breast cancer awareness is…
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Breasts, Sugar Cookies, and Cancer Centers

Breast Cancer Awareness

As a radiation oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, the month of October is always a special time for me. For those of you who do not know, October is breast cancer awareness month. This annual campaign stands to promote…
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Podcast 75 – Breakfast of Champions

In Episode 75 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Exercise: When less is more Bicycling policy is indirectly associated with being overweight and obese Is Madrid really banning cars in the city center? Are your friends and family helping to spread…
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