If I follow the cancer prevention recommendations on this website, do I still need to take my medication?

There’s no scientific evidence that changes to your diet or lifestyle can cure cancer, so it’s vital to continue taking prescribed medication as instructed by your doctor.

If you feel you no longer need a certain medication, you’ll need to discuss this with your doctor before you stop taking it.

As with all medication, make sure you ask your doctor or a pharmacist, or read the patient information to find out if it interacts with any food or drink (or any supplements you may have been advised to take).

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