A Food Fight Against Cancer

Luis Pineda, M.D., wears two white coats: physician and chef. As an oncologist and hematologist for more than two decades, Pineda saw many cancer patients lose interest in food, refusing hospital trays and meal replacement shakes.

The Dilemma of Omega-3

Luis Pineda, MD runs Cooking with Cancer, a nonprofit.
Omega-3 took a hit as a panacea of cancer prevention this summer. In the July 11 issue of the online Journal of the National Cancer Institute, a study by scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle showed the fatty acid accelerated prostate cancer.