In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we sat down with medical oncologist Dr Azura Rozila Ahmad of Beacon International Specialist Center as she shares her point of view and dispels common misconceptions about breast cancer and chemotherapy.
#5 You are not what you eat
“The type of food you eat does not necessarily heal cancer. This is another common misconception. The type of food you choose to eat can good for health, prevention, and reducing cancer risk, but it never heals. If you stick to a specific diet on cancer, it can be harmful, because you may be malnourished. We are omnivores, the body doesn’t produce, we have to consume food.”