A complementary care study combining flaxseed oil, caffeine, fasting, and exercise in women diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer: findings from a case study.


Journal Article

This article presents the experiences of 1 participant with advanced ovarian cancer enrolled in a proof of concept complementary therapy study evaluating the effects of a combined intervention of flaxseed oil, fasting, caffeine, and exercise. Improvements were observed in physical and psychological symptoms. The participant adopted positive lifestyle modifications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Albrecht, TA; Anderson, JG; Jones, R; Bourguignon, C; Taylor, AG

Published Date

  • November 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 308 - 316

PubMed ID

  • 23075747

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23075747

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5138

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0887-9311

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/hnp.0b013e31826ed122


  • eng