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Ask Dr. Mike: Fighting Colon Cancer & Reducing Tumor Burden

Here you'll find the answers to a wealth of health and wellness questions posed by Healthy Talk fans.

Listen in because what you know helps ensure healthy choices you can live with. Today on Healthy Talk, you wanted to know:

My brother-in-law has colon cancer. What can he take to fight the cancer and reduce what the doctors are calling 'tumor burden'?

There are some things that you can do in order to reduce tumor burden, which is how big the tumor is. You can also do some other protocols in order to improve quality of life.

Dr. Mike suggests that the first thing you need to get control over is inflammation. Dr. Mike suggests taking aspirin, curcumin, and boswellia as a way to help reduce inflammation.

The next thing Dr. Mike wants you to focus on is boosting your vitamin D levels. The third thing Dr. Mike wants you to do is improve your B vitamin and folic acid levels.

You may also want to consider using drug therapy like metformin and garlic.

If you have a health question or concern, Dr. Mike encourages you to write him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call in, toll-free, to the LIVE radio show (1.844.305.7800) so he can provide you with support and helpful advice.